Updates on current or recent Park Projects

Davis Street Park (Currently Closed and Under Construction)

Improvements at Davis St. Park will include:

  • New Park Site Furnishings (Benches, Picnic Tables, Bike Racks, Liter Receptacles, Grill)
  • New Picnic Shelter
  • New Accessible Gaga Pit
  • New Swing Set and Spring Rider
  • New Accessible Entrance and new concrete paths in park
  • New Skate Plaza to be constructed during Phase 2 in Spring of 2018

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Hays Park (updates were completed in 2015)

Improvements included:

  • New walking path
  • New Naturalized Playground
  • New swings, bike racks
  • New split rail fencing

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Farrell Park (updates completed in Spring 2017)

Improvements included:

  • New grill
  • New location of entrance path at South end of park

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Krom and Prouty Park (updates completed in summer 2017)

We partnered with Building Blocks Kalamazoo on Summer Spruce Up in June of 2017.  It was a community event to help improve both Verburg Park and Krom and Prouty Park.  It was a great event that we plan to hold again in 2018 at another great City Park……stay tuned for details on which Park you can help out with.

Improvements included:

Verburg Park

  • Trash and litter pick up along Kalamazoo River
  • New park sign installation
  • Swing set repair and painting
  • Picnic table painting

Krom and Prouty

  • New flower box constructed and new flowers planted
  • New picnic tables constructed
  • New grill installed
  • New solar lights installed along sidewalk

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Please check back often for updates on exciting park projects!