Sean Fletcher, Director Parks and Recreation Department
Michigan's Recreation Passport to State Parks and So Much More!
The Parks & Recreation Department oversees thirty-six parks and tot-lot playgrounds, including Bronson Park and the Kalamazoo Farmer's Market on Bank Street; manages the protection of physical and natural assets in the City; and provides recreation and leisure programs for youth, adults, senior citizens, and citizens with disabilities. All programs are open to anyone who wishes to participate, regardless of the challenges they face.
Parks Updates and Information
For scheduling of events in the parks, call (269) 337-8191.
View the City of Kalamazoo's Spring Valley Park's Natural Features Inventory completed by Martinus & Associates in 2004.
View the City of Kalamazoo's Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
"The healthiest urban communities are ones that provide services including quality parks, accessibility and connectivity....which includes our canine family members." Frances Jewell, Former Director of Parks and Recreation and canine owner.
Fairmount Dog Park is now open. Come on in and register your dog right away. Please bring a copy of your dogs updated shot records and purchase your fob key. The park is located at 1108 North Prairie St.
"Welcome to the barking lot where all dogs come to be herd"
The fenced in park features:
There is a small membership fee for the park and guidelines for its use. The city is seeking donations, for more information on how to "Buy a Brick," contact our office at 337-8191 or click here for an order form.
Click here for the rules of the dog park.