parks and recreation

Community Updates: Thursday, December 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-22-2022 under NEWS

City Offices to Close for the Holiday Season On Monday, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to remind residents that, due to the upcoming holiday season, the majority of City offices will be closed starting this weekend and continuing...

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Community Updates: Friday, December 16

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-16-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department Highlights Progress Made on Park Improvement Projects in 2022, Looks Forward to 2023 On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department presented the Grand Rapids City Commission with an...

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City Connection: Mayor Bliss to be Joined by David Marquardt, Director of GR Parks and Recreation

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-05-2022 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, December 5, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will be in the GRTV studio for the December episode of City Connection. Mayor Bliss will be joined by David Marquardt, the Director of GR Parks and Recreation. Starla McDermott, the...

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Community Updates: Friday, October 14

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-14-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids City Commission to Meet in the Third Ward for Next "Commission Night Out" Meeting On Tuesday, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to remind residents that the next "Commission Night Out" (CNO...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 7

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-07-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' first outdoor 'gear library' opening this weekend Grand Rapids' first ever community library for outdoor gear is opening on Oct. 11, aiming to provide equitable access to outdoor adventure opportunities for local youth...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-26-2021 under NEWS

The Rapid begins bus service changes on Aug. 30 Bus service changes are coming to The Rapid on Aug. 30, the transit service announced. The changes include increased service frequency for some routes, a couple route eliminations, renumberings, and...

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Community updates: Tuesday, June 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-15-2021 under NEWS

Movies in the Park series returns to Grand Rapids this Friday Grand Rapids’ Movies in the Park series returns this summer, spanning five nights through August. Hosted by nonprofit Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (FGRP), the series will kick off...

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Community updates: Friday, May 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-28-2021 under NEWS

Shared in this audio-version community update are recent developments related to the Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids' Parks and Recreation department, and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Community updates: Friday, April 23

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-23-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids park improvements continue through millage investments, leveraged funding Progress on city park improvements throughout Grand Rapids marches on, with 26 parks currently under construction or slated to be in the near future, the city...

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Community updates: Thursday, April 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-08-2021 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks hosting citywide park cleanups Grand Rapidians have an opportunity to clean up and beautify their city parks together this month, with a community-wide clean-up initiative happening a few days before Earth Day 2021....

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