We Are GR Parks-Athletics News
Aniya Davis, a 2017 graduate of Ottawa Hills High School, won the Division I State Championship in shot-put, at the state track meet held on June 3. She also placed 5th in the discus throw at the state meet.
The City of Grand Rapids, its Parks and Recreation Department, Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. (DGRI), the Michigan Department of Transportation, Monroe North Tax Increment Finance Authority and the West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition officially opened the Coldbrook Edge trail this afternoon.
The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation and Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced a new crowdfunding campaign through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity. The campaign will create a communal playspace to replace a degraded structure that was well-loved by the neighborhood.
This week's news reviews State of our Schools, the district art show, prom, and exciting outdoor field trips!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 20, 2017 for Discover! at Hansen Nature Trail at Millennium Park. This free outdoor program for visitors of all ages includes a trail walk with hosted nature stations, a scavenger hunt, live animal presentations, cool giveaways and more!
More than 1,000 students are looking at Grand Rapids in a whole new way. The Grand Rapids Public School eighth graders are seeing the city while navigating the Grand River in a canoe provided by the Parks and Recreation Department.
Grand Rapids Public Schools Athletics is hosting the 2nd Annual Grand Rapids Elite Challenge Track & Field Invitational.