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.
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
Summer Concert Series
August 5, 12
Wednesdays at 7:30pm
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.
June 10 Donation Level Sponsor - Daily Deals Food Outlet
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2015
4th Of July Celebration!
"Star Spangled Salute!"
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Click here to see the 4th OF JULY EVENTS
NEW! Breakfast Concessions "Grab & Go" / 7-11am
Fire Station #3 (5340 Eastern SE)
Autocam 5K Race & Fun Walk / 8:00am
New! Start and Finish on Eastern at 52nd Street!
AUTOCAM 5K RACE & FUN WALK
Parade / 9:30am
Route: South on Eastern (beginning at 52nd St) to 60th St,
East on 60th Street, ending just past Kentwood Community Church)
PARADE ENTRY FORM
Evening Celebration / 6-10pm
Carnival, Games, Cake Walk, Giant Inflatables, Food Vendors, Community Booths, Live Music, and......
July 1, November 4
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
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