Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation

Ada's Department of Parks & Recreation offers:

Hidden 6 Packs Fall Softball 2017

Ada Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting teams for the 2019 Fall League.

Fall League Registration Information

We will be offering Men’s Slow Pitch on Tuesdays and CO-ED on Wednesdays. League play starts on August 5. Any team may reserve a spot by mailing their entry fee and team registration form in by July 26, 2019. All leagues will be filled on a first come, first served basis. We will continue to accept teams until all spots are filled. Your team fee covers six games, softballs, umpire fees, USA Softball Registration Fee and Team Awards.

Registration Information

The fall entry fee cost per team is $375.00. There will also be an optional double elimination league tournament offered for $125.00. Mail completed Registration Form and Check to Ada Township Softball, Rob McCormick, PO Box 370, Ada, MI 49301. Make check payable to “Ada Township Softball.”

Contact Information

Contact Rob McCormick at with any questions.

Registration Form: Softball Team Registration Form 2019

2017 Sports Scout Chair

Summer Youth Program Registration is OPEN

Sign your child up for a summer of fun with Ada Parks! Day camps offered for ages 6-11 with various themes. Fun filled half day programs offered for ages 3-12. Themes and activities include, fishing, biking, canoeing, art, sports, and much more!

For more information on these programs go to our Youth page

Click here to download the 2019 Summer Youth Registration Packet


Ada Township contains over 1,000 acres of public land available for recreational pursuits. The community's outstanding natural features have resulted in a number of regional recreational facilities being located in the area, including a large Kent County park and extensive State Game Area lands. In addition, Ada Township has four community parks operated by the township government and several school facilities available to the public.


Proposed Application for Michigan DNR Recreation Grant Funds

Ada Township is considering submitting an application for a Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The proposed grant-funded project includes a new development phase at the Roselle Park, located at 101 Grand River Dr., Ada, 49301. Proposed park improvements include a new open-air picnic shelter, an accessible picnic area, pathway connections, renovations to the old parking lot, work on the silos and playground amenities.

The Ada Township Board will be taking public comment on the proposed project and grant application at its regular meeting on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 7:00 P.M, held in the Assembly Room, Ada Township Offices, 7330 Thornapple River Dr., Ada, Michigan.

Members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed project and grant application, either at the meeting or in writing addressed to the Ada Township Board, PO Box 370, Ada, MI 49301.

Jacqueline Smith, Ada Township Clerk

Roselle Park Plan Enlargement Area/ Project Area

Roselle Park Shelter And Parking Opinion of Probable Costs

Roselle Park Master Plan

Millage Information

The Parks, Recreation and Land Preservation Program is supported in part with funds from the Ada Township Parks Millages and the Parks and Land Preservation Millage. In August 2016 Ada township residents voted "Yes" to renew and combine these two millages into one Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Program millage.

More information on Millage

FAQ's about Millage

Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Plan 2017

Ada Township has adopted a new 5-year plan to guide its parks, recreation and land preservation program. Thanks to everyone who provided valuable input regarding our community's parks, trails, and recreation facilities. Check here for a copy of the draft2017 Ada Township Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Plan.