Recreation Programs

Kzoo Parks also offers many youth programs throughout the year including afterschool programs, tutoring, athletics, sports, field trips, and summer camps. Adults are welcome to join our recreational Volleyball and Softball leagues too!

Each year, Kzoo Parks publishes a guide detailing all programs and events in store for the year. The Kzoo Parks Activity Guide is available for free from the Kzoo Parks office and other city offices. You can also view the activity guide online. Plan ahead to make sure you don’t miss any of our community’s great events, programs, or registration deadlines!

only

13%

of Michigan kids participate in afterschool activities

but

44%

say they would if they could

Explore Parks

Kzoo Parks maintains more than 30 parks and public spaces for community members and Kalamazoo visitors to enjoy. Each has unique charms and together they offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages.

In addition to hosting a variety of special events throughout the year, many city parks are avaiable for rent to host your picnic, party, or special event! You can find out which amenities are available in city parks on the Parks page. Learn more about hosting special events and how to apply by clicking the button below.

Community Partners

Kalamazoo’s city parks are the perfect setting for whatever your creativity can conjure. Many well-known and loved organizations collaborate with Kzoo Parks to create unforgettable events. We are grateful for the generosity and  support of our community partners, which allows us to offer even better parks and experiences. We know that working alongside our friends and neighbors, and with the support of Kalamazoo’s many great businesses and organizations, is the best way to utilize our public spaces. Thank you!

Phone: (269) 337-8191
Fax: (269) 552-6457
251 Mills Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048