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
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Park managed by City of Grand Rapids
About Briggs Park
Briggs Park is the place to go for summertime fun. They have a huge pool and a massive waterslide - plus poolside concessions. Take a break from the water to explore the playground, play a game of basketball or enjoy your lunch at the picnic tables at this fun kids park.
The Playground at Briggs Park
The playground is a little walk from the pool area. There are a couple of large play structures, a few swings (including baby swings) and benches and picnic tables throughout. It has a woodchip surface.
Briggs Park Features
- Basketball Court
- Picnic Tables
- Swimming Pool
Facilities: The pool area has a covered shelter with picnic tables beneath. Restrooms and locker rooms are available.
Stroller-Friendly? Yes, all or most areas
Time of Year? Playground is open all year, pool is open seasonally.
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