Grand Rapids is Bursting with Parks & Playgrounds for Kids to Explore
Exploring new parks is a great way to get out and discover different parts of West Michigan without spending a lot of money.
Getting outside and enjoying the fresh air is more popular than ever these days, so that’s why we’ve revamped the West Michigan Playgrounds Guide to help you find your family’s next favorite kids park with playground.
Amazing parks are everywhere in West Michigan. We’ve tracked down the best Grand Rapids playgrounds.
Some of the best playgrounds in Grand Rapids are tucked away in the corners of neighborhoods, others are in urban settings near downtown, and there are lakeshore parks on this list, too.
Directory of Kids Parks With Playgrounds
If you’re looking for a “kids park with playground near me,” start here.
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Park managed by City of Kentwood
About Veterans Memorial Park
Located next to the Kentwood Activities Center, Veterans Memorial Park has a newer playground, restrooms, new picnic shelter and a splash pad! Athletes can play soccer, tennis or basketball. Next time you walk or ride the East West trail, stop by for a visit!
The Playground at Veterans Memorial Park
Tall playground with longer and twisty slides, along with a separate climbing structure. All play structures are over a rubber surface.
The Splashpad at Veterans Memorial Park
Several different water features including fountains, hoops to walk through and a dump bucket
Veterans Memorial Park Features
- Free Admission
- Picnic Tables
- Splash Pad
- Basketball Court
- Soccer Fields
- Tennis Courts
Facilities: Restrooms and picnic shelter and covered picnic tables.
Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Time of Year? Open year round during daylight hours
Map of Grand Rapids Parks and Trails
Find your next outdoor adventure near you with our map of the best hiking trails, playgrounds and parks in West Michigan.