Recreation

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Looking for ways to get active in Grand Rapids? You're in the right place! Explore classes, activities, and sports for all ages and abilities below.

Get fit with us! We offer fitness and recreation classes for adults of all ages and fitness levels.

Adult fitness

We offer cardio & toning, dance, and yoga classes throughout Grand Rapids.

Click here to see our summer adult recreation programs(PDF, 184KB)

    Adults ages 50+

    Our fitness classes at Garfield Park Gym are great for active older adults. Classes range from yoga to lunchtime basketball. Click here to see the summer activities.

    Adult sports

    The summer softball season is now underway. 

    Youth Sports

    Fall Soccer (ages 4-15)

    Register for Youth Fall Soccer

    Summer T-Ball and Coach Pitch Ball (ages 4-11)

    Register for Youth Baseball or Softball

    Pickleball (ages 8-15) 

    Register for pickleball

    Soccer Camp (ages 5-14)

    Register for soccer camp

    David Harris All-Pro Football Camp (ages 7-13)

    Register for football camp

    Tennis (ages 6-14)

    Register for tennis

    Youth Fitness

    Youth fitness classes include fencing, dance, gymnastics, swimming and more!

    Summer 2018 Youth Fitness Programs(PDF, 797KB)

    Adventure and Enrichment

    Other youth programs include kayaking, photography, and more.

    Summer 2018 Adventure/Enrichment Programs(PDF, 348KB)

    Explore open swim, swim lessons, and splash pad locations by clicking below.

    More About Aquatics

    Not sure what to sign up for? Check out our free community classes. No registration is necessary. Just drop in!

    These classes run June 18 - August 25.

    Mondays

    Yoga at Sixth Street Park 12:15 - 1:00 pm

    Zumba at Rosa Parks Circle 5:30 - 6:15 pm

    Tuesdays

    POUND on the Blue Bridge 5:30 - 6:15 pm

    Wednesdays

    Yoga at Heartside Park 12:15 - 1:00 pm

    Yoga on the Blue Bridge 5:30 - 6:15 pm

    Thursdays

    Yoga at Rapid Central Station (indoor) 5:00 - 5:45 pm

    Groove on the Blue Bridge 5:30 - 6:15 pm

    Sunset Yoga at Lookout Park 7:00 - 7:45 pm

    Fridays

    Qigong/Tai Chi at Briggs Park 7:00 - 7:45 pm

    Saturdays

    Yoga at Parks and Recreation Studio (indoor) 9:00 - 9:45 am

    Overview 

    Indian Trails Golf Course is a historic golf course owned by the City. 2017 renovations included a redesigned course, driving range, and practice facility. Visit the website, or book a tee time now.

    Community For Kids Golf Outing

    We're celebrating our second annual charity golf outing benefiting Grand Rapids youth recreation! Click below to register.

    Community Fore Kids Golf Outing Event Photo

    Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy a recreational experience. A scholarship program is available to City residents who qualify.

    Depending on the size of your family and income, you may qualify for reduced rates up to 50%. It's easy and confidential to apply. Click below to download the application.

    Scholarship Application