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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. 


Taste! Taste!
Taste! Taste!

The TASTE OF KENTWOOD is this week!

Thursday, March 5, 2015 

4:30-6:00pm or 6:30-8:00pm

Purchase your tickets in advance and save $2! 
Tickets:  $5 in advance, $7 at the door.  Kids 5 & under FREE!
Charge your tickets over the phone (MC/Visa/Discover)
and we will put them in "Will Call" for you.



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!




To register using a Visa, MasterCard or Discover:
  • Call our office at (616) 656-5270
  • You may register online by clicking here.
Refund Policy: Full refunds will be given if a class/program is canceled by the Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department due to low enrollments or conflicts. If you have registered for a program and decide you cannot attend prior to the starting date, you will be issued a refund, less a $5 administration fee. If you cancel after the program has begun and prior to the third scheduled class, you will receive a pro-rated refund less a $5 administration fee. The $5 administration fee will be waived if the participant decides to take a household credit instead of a refund. The above refund procedure does not pertain to Sport Leagues or Team registrations.


Available at:
  • The Kentwood Activities Center located at 355 48th St. SE
  • The Community Room at the Kentwood Public Library
  • Various park shelters
  • Sport fields (for a team practice or game) 

Call us for rental fees & availability at (616) 656-5270 or check out our Rental page with more detailed information.


Quick Links


Valerie Romeo
Parks & Rec Director
Phone: (616) 656-5275

Lorraine Beloncis
Assistant to The Director
Phone: (616) 656-5278

Denise Dawson
Parks & Grant Administrator
Phone: (616) 656-5323

Jen Keith
Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5272

Tarrance Price
Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5274

Lauren Macke
Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5279

Keni Jo Hudenko
Administrative Sec.
Phone: (616) 656-5271

Jill Rau
Administrative Clerk
Phone: (616) 656-5277