Mystery Monday Spots

June 10, 2024

Coffee Clubhouse

3858 52nd St SE Kentwood, MI

☕ Coffee Shop +🏃‍♂️ Play Area + 👨‍👩‍👦 Community 

We found a full-service coffee shop with an amazing indoor & outdoor play area for kids! 

If you’re looking for a safe place to network & meet other caregivers, we found it. 

We love this Mystery Spot, here’s why! 

🩰 toys for kids ages 6mo to 8yrs 

😮 7 slides

🧗‍♂️ rock wall & rock-climbing room 

😍 NEW outdoor play space

☕ full-service coffee shop 

🥯 serves breakfast & lunch 

🚗 curbside pick-up & DoorDash 

👸 special events (bingo night, learn to latte, succulent workshops) 

🎂 hosts birthday parties 

💵 Pricing Info

Day Pass – All day play 

6mo – 1yr $6 

2y – 8y $8 


M/W/F 8am-3pm

Tues/Thurs 8am-3pm & 4pm-7pm 

Sat & Sun 8am – 1pm 

More info about Things to do w/Toddlers in GR

June 3, 2024

Musical Garden KDL-Grandville

4055 Maple St SW Grandville, MI

NEW!! 🎹🎵 Outdoor Musical Garden!

What you need to know – Fun + Free + For All Ages

Plus there are bench swings to hang out on while your kids play

Don’t miss the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Summer Wonder Kickoff Celebration on June 6 at 5pm.

More info about Summer Bucket List Items

May 20, 2024

Wycliffe Trailhead Park

2977 Wycliff Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI

🌱 NEW Nature-Based Playground!!

We’re SO excited about this BRAND-NEW playground, here’s why!

✌️2 play areas (one for littles & one for bigs)

🏠 wooden houses for imaginary play

🧗‍♂️ climbing wall

😛 rope ladder jungle gym

🌳 shaded

🚲 trails for walking/riding bikes

🍦 7-minute walk to ice cream


May 13, 2024

Berlin Raceway

2060 Berlin Fair Drive, Marne, MI

Cheap Family Fun!! 

🏎️ We found a racetrack 15 minutes from GR where KIDS UNDER 15 are FREE!! 

Plus parking is FREE & you can bring in your own food & drink (no alcohol or glass)

Sounds like the perfect place to spend a summer night! 

Your kids will love the –

🏎️ super-fast cars

🏁 small kids race 

🎆 fireworks (on occasion) 

🌭 concession stands 

🎧 It’s LOUD!! Make sure to bring noise-canceling headphones. 

More about BERLIN RACEWAY here

May 6, 2024

Frog Hollow

2050 Metro Court SW, Wyoming, MI

😆 Fenced in playground! You asked & we went searching.

This playground is perfect for parents of toddlers or runners – only one way in & out. 🤣

Plus it has
🛝 2 play structures (one for littles + one for bigs)
🏃‍♂️ obstacle course
🧗 rock wall
🧺 shaded picnic area
🎵 musical instruments & puzzles
😆 accessible swings
🏃 squishy turf, pavement & woodchips
🚻 restrooms
🌳 some shade


Apr 29, 2024

Aman Park

0-1859 Lake Michigan Drive, Grand Rapids, MI

😍 Easy hiking trails with creeks, bridges, wildflowers, & tons of wildlife!

♥️ We LOVE this park, here’s why!

🚶‍♀️ 6 different hiking trails all under 2 miles
🐸 creeks to explore – so many frogs!
🌉 2 bridges to go over
🐍 tons of wildlife – we saw frogs, snakes, slugs, & birds
🪻 wildflowers are everywhere
🧭 easy to navigate (trails are well-marked)

🪵 It’s a natural playground! My kids loved climbing on the trees, logs, and rocks.

More About Aman Park here

Apr 22, 2024

GR Boulder Park at Highland Park

700 College Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI

FREE Rock Climbing + Playground + Splash Pad

Did you know there’s a park downtown with 2 giant rock-climbing structures & it’s 100% free?

They are consistently updating it with new routes too!

🚲 Plus there’s NEW bike polo courts! Watch them play on Thursday nights and all-day Sunday. Your kids will love it – so cool!

Plan a day to visit –

🩱 pack a bathing suit & towel for the SPLASH PAD

😮 slide down the twisty slide – it actually goes fast!

⛳ don’t forget to hit up the DISC GOLF course

😆 let your kiddos loose on the fields

More Playgrounds in Grand Rapids

Apr 15, 2024

Dino Daisy Cafe

2241 84th St SW. Suite 102 Byron Center, MI

NEW Play Cafe in Byron Center – perfect for toddler playdates!

Enjoy a hot coffee & yummy snack as your kids play. 

Your littles will love –

🔮 dancing in the Dino Disco (the floor lights up) 

🙋 jumping on the mini trampoline 

👗 playing dress up

🧗‍♂️ climbing up the rock wall 

🚚 playing with dinos + trucks 

🍩 eating sweet treats (gluten & dairy-free)

❤️ cute fluffy dinos to purchase 

🎟️ Pricing 

Under 6mo – FREE

6mo 8 years – $7

9yrs & above – FREE

Adults – FREE 

Punch Card – $35 (include 6 entries, 7% off on beverages) 

More Indoor Play Places

Apr 8, 2024

Ken-O-Sha Park

1353 Van Auken St SE Grand Rapids, MI

🍃 NEW Natural Playground in GR!

🌲What’s a natural playground? A playground made out of natural elements such as tree logs, stumps, boulders, & plants.

Your kids will love climbing up the giant net, swinging from the ropes, & jumping from log to log. 

You can also –

👂find and listen to the wooden amplifier

🚲 go for a walk or bike ride 🧊

🚶 hit up the hiking trails 

🐢 look for turtles in the creek 

🧊 climb on giant glacial rock 


Apr 1, 2024

Veterans Memorial Park

355 48th St SE Kentwood, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

😃 Playground with GIANT SLIDES!!

Plus a climbing structure, merry-go-round, teeter totter, & swings 

Wait, there’s more: 

💦 splash pad

⚽ soccer fields

🎾 tennis courts

🏀 basketball courts

🦽 accessible swing 

🚶rubber surface

👣 paved paths

🍉 new picnic shelter

🌭 picnic tables & grills 

🚽 bathrooms 


Mar 25, 2024

Bysterveld Park

4171 14th St, Dorr, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

Playground + Fishing + 2 Miles of Nature Trails

🚗 This hidden gem is about 20 minutes south of GR in Dorr. 

It’s totally worth the drive because you can spend the entire afternoon here!

🅿️ play on the playground  – tire swing, rock climbing wall, teeter-totters, & bus play structure

🚶 go for a hike – 2 miles of nature trails

🐟 bring your poles and go fishing in the pond  

🍉 pack a picnic and eat lunch in the giant pavilion (even have grills)

🚽 restrooms 


Mar 18, 2024

Jaycee Park

1088 Gentian Dr SE, Kentwood, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

Newly Renovated Playground w/Disc Golf Course!

❤️ We LOVED the merry-go-round swing – it’s the first one we’ve seen in GR!

🍄 Your kids will love playing the floor is lava as they hop from one mushroom to another.

🧗 And the climbing features at this playground are top notch!

What else is there?

🚶 walking trails

💿 disc golf

🏀 basketball courts

🌉 bridges & a creek

🚻 bathrooms

🍉 picnic tables


Mar 11, 2024

Pinspiration Wyoming

2300 Health Dr SW Suite B Wyoming, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

😮 NEW Biz Alert – Splatter room + 100’s of DIY projects

🎨🎵 Suit up & throw paint as you jam out to your favorite tunes.

🌟 Bonus glow in the dark option with a strobe light effect. Seriously – SO MUCH FUN!!

😍 This place is a creative lover’s dream.

With 100s of projects to choose from
🧵 string art
🫗 acrylic pours
⚱️ paint ceramics
🕯️ candle making
🖌️ wood signs
🧚 dream catchers
🍬 gumball machine
🧚‍♂️ fairy house
☘️ seasonal projects
🐟 fake aquarium
🏴‍☠️ treasure chests

**Grand Opening this Friday, March 15**

Great place for a
🧁 birthday party
👨‍❤️‍💋‍👨 date night
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 team building
🍾 bridal showers
🥳 bachelorette parties
💲 fundraisers

More Art Classes for Kids

Mar 4, 2024

Hager Park

8212 28th Ave Georgetown Twp, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

😍 We found a GIANT wooden playground!! Seriously, it’s huge.

🪣📃 Add this to your playground bucket list ASAP. You will definitely want to visit.

This is always a fave because of it’s
😲 size, it’s massive
🏃‍♀️ endless tunnels
🧗 climbing features
🛞 tire swing
⛱️ sand surface
🧺 picnic tables
⚽ fields for running
🥾 hiking trails
💦 bridges & creeks
🚻 bathrooms
🛝 plus a smaller shaded playground next door


Feb 26, 2024

Ideal Park

5843 Crippen Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

💎 Hidden Gem Playground – NEWLY renovated 

This playground is one of our favorites because of its rope-enhanced play structure, tube slides, tire swings, monkey bars & merry-go-round! 

It also has:

👣 hiking trails

🐸 creek to explore

🌉 bridges

🦽 rubber surface & ramps

 🚻 restrooms & pavilion


Feb 19, 2024


320 Ottawa Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

We found a Giant Musical Dome with Lights in downtown Grand Rapids.

Your kids will love ❤️
🚶‍♀️ walking inside the dome
🔘 pushing 8 different buttons to hear sounds
👀 seeing the dome change colors
🎶 watching the light show with music (plays every 10 minutes)
🚥 playing with the massive Lit Brite installation nearby (5pm-8pm)
🎧 dancing to the DJ Pop Up Feb 23 from 7pm-10pm + food trucks

✨Best seen at night✨

Comment “dome” if you want the location to our secret spot!


Feb 12, 2024

Sixth Street Park

647 Monroe Ave Grand Rapids, MI

📍Mystery Spot Monday📍

👀 NEW Giant Red Swings in downtown GR

What are they? Where are they?

They are:
👨‍👦‍👦 super kid-friendly
😁 so much fun
🏞️ by the river
😎 great place to hangout


Feb 5, 2024

Rocket Fizz in Tanger Outlets

350 84th St Suite #1022 Byron Center, MI


❤️ We are obsessed, here’s why!

😋 Try the fun-flavored sodas – there are 100s to choose from.

🥓 We tried bacon, birthday cake, grass, & dirt soda. Can you guess which one was our favorite?

🦂 Get a scorpion sucker

🍬 Explore Free toffee samples – root beer float, red velvet cake & peanut butter were a few of our favs – YUM

😎 Check out the toys – funny face glasses, fart in a can, & grow a sasquatch

🍭Find your favorite vintage candy

🧑‍🚀Try Astronaut ice cream & freeze-dried candy


Mystery Monday Sled Library

Jan 22, 2024

Pinery Park in Wyoming

2301 De Hoop Ave, Wyoming, MI 49509

😲 HUGE Sledding hill – known for breaking sleds.

🪦 There is even a sled graveyard where all the broken pieces lay at rest.

🛷 If you like to go crazy fast & hit some jumps, this hill is for you!

👍 Definitely recommend a tube – you will go way faster and not wipe out as much.

❓ Do you know what hill we are talking about?

🎿 Comment SLED to get our map & information on the best sledding hills in GR.

⚠️ Stay Safe friends – this hill is no joke. There are even warning signs!


Newton Aerial Academy Mystery Monday Video

Jan 15, 2024

Newton Aerial Academy

6001 Coit Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI

We found a gym where you can practice your diving skills year-round!

Your kids will love bouncing on the diving boards & into the mats.

Plus they have OUTDOOR TRAMPOLINES in the spring/summer too!!

And your kids can
👀 leap into the foam pit
🐸 bounce on trampolines
🐒 hang from a bar
⚖️ balance on a beam
🤸‍♀️ cartwheel down a tumble track
🏃 run through an obstacle course

🗓️ Open Gym
Wednesday 1-3pm Ages 4-13 $10
Friday 6-8pm Ages 8+ $15
Saturday 6-8 pm Ages 8+ $15

Take a class, choose from
🤸 gymnastics
🏃 parkour
🏊‍♂️ dive
📣 cheer
🤸‍♀️ trampoline & tumbling

BONUS – they even offer adult parkour & gymnastics!!

Diving Boards + Gymnastics Mats = Endless FUN!!!

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