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

Photos of Progress:













Hays Park (updates were completed in 2015)

Improvements included:

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









Farrell Park (updates completed in Spring 2017)

Improvements included:

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










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










Please check back often for updates on exciting park projects!