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Parks and Recreation

Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs

The Recreation Department is responsible for the coordination of recreational and sports activities for many groups within the City of Kentwood. The Recreation Department is also responsible for growth and development of many of our beautiful parks.

Mission Statement:
The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department is an essential service established to improve the overall quality of life for all of Kentwood. 

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

Check out all of the new and exciting special events and
programs we have for you in our Spring & Summer 2015
Leisure Times Brochure!

SPRING & SUMMER 2015

Register On-Line Here!

https://webtrac.ci.kentwood.mi.us/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsplash.html

 

Kentwood Senior Chorale
Spring Community Concert
"A Musical Homecoming!"

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 7:00pm
Heritage Baptist Church

1570-60th St SE

A celebration of love and life through music!  The Kentwood Senior Chorale is proud to present this beautiful community concert that will truly inspire, enrich, entertain, and thrill the audience.  The Chorale's director, Bob Azkoul, is celebrating 21 years with the Kentwood Senior Chorale!  The Kentwood Senior Chorale is a mixed chorus of 45 music lovers who enjoy practicing and presenting accomplished programs of popular, sacred, and patriotic music.  The Chorale performs from September to May for local nursing homes, senior centers, schools, and service organizations.  Please join us for this FREE community concert.  The public is welcome!

SPRING CONCERT 2015


Summer Concert Series

All ages are welcome to spend a relaxing Summer Evening enjoying the City of Kentwood's exciting FREE Summer Concert Series!  You will be sure to enjoy our family-friendly music groups and environment!  Lawn seating available.  Please bring your own chair and blanket.  Held rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, please call our office at (616) 656-5270, our weather line at (616) 656-5280 after 4:00pm the day fo the concert for the most up-to-date information or check our Facebook page!  If the weather does not cooperate, the concerts will be moved inside to the Kentwood Library Community Room.  You are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy during the concerts.  Please check out our Facebook page for updates on bands or call the Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department. 
*On June 17, join us for the Kentwood Palooza before the concert.  Details at the Library.

Sponsored by: Comcast / Kentwood Arts Advisory Committee.

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2015


Kentwood Scholarship Fund
Golf Outing - Rescheduled!

*NEW DATE: Friday, September 11, 2015 at 9:30am
Scott Lake Country Club
911 Hayes Rd NE

The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department and Rotary International of Kentwood are hosting their annual "Kentwood Scholarship Fund Golf Outing" at it's new location, Scott Lake Country Club. Sign up as an individual or as a team.  Additional sponsorship opportunities are also available.  Proceeds will benefit the Kentwood Rotary's East Kentwood High School student scholarship fund and the Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department's youth recreation programs. 

GOLF OUTING REGISTRATION

GOLF OUTING SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

GOLF OUTING SPONSOR COMMITMENT FORM


Diaper Drive

July 1, November 4
Wednesdays 3:00-5:00pm

The May Diaper Drive collected 702 Diapers!  Thank you!  We still need your help to make sure infants and toddlers in Kent County aren't going without one of their most basic needs, diapers!
Drop off diapers (any size) at the Kentwood Fire Department (4775 Walma)
or the Kentwood Parks & Recreation Department (355-48th St) on the above collection days.

DIAPER DRIVE 2015


Spotlight On Seniors
Health Expo

Thank you for attending the 16th Annual "Spotlight On Seniors" Health Expo on Tuesday, April 21, 2015!   We hope you enjoyed visiting with our 65 vendors, took advantage of the many health screenings that were offered and maybe even won a doorprize! 
A special thank you to our wonderful event sponsors... 

Gold Sponsors: 
American House, Elmcroft Senior Living, Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Directors and Miracle Ear.

Silver Sponsors:
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, HearUSA, Hospice Of Holland and Stroo Funeral Home.

SPOTLIGHT ON SENIORS SPONSORS

 

 


 

  

 

Quick Links

Staff

Valerie Romeo
Parks & Recreation Director
Phone: (616) 656-5275
romeov@ci.kentwood.mi.us

Lorraine Beloncis
Assistant to The Director
Phone: (616) 656-5278
beloncisl@ci.kentwood.mi.us

Denise Dawson
Parks, Trails & Grant Administrator
Phone: (616) 656-5323
dawsond@ci.kentwood.mi.us

Jen Keith
Recreation Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5272
keithj@ci.kentwood.mi.us

Tarrance Price
Recreation Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5274
pricet@ci.kentwood.mi.us

Keni Jo Hudenko
Administrative Secretary
Phone: (616) 656-5271
hudenkok@ci.kentwood.mi.us 

Jill Rau
Administrative Clerk
Phone: (616) 656-5277
rauj@ci.kentwood.mi.us