Parks & Recreation

Donor Support Requested for New Tennis and Pickleball Courts

The old tennis courts at Ada Township Park were being reconstructed into a set of 4 new tennis courts and a set of 6 pickleball courts. The project is now completed and open for public use except during scheduled lessons and programs. Court reservations are available. Check with the Park office for deatils

We are still looking for financial support to offset the cost of this project. If you are interested in helping out please contact the park office for details and/or use the form available through this link: Donor Information

Register now for Fall programs!

This fall Ada Parks will be putting on family friendly programs, including a presentation on Monarch Butterflies, our second reading the night sky program with the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, and more! Preregister with the park office to reserve your spot! 

Discovery Days for ages 3-5 with parents will be continuing into the fall one Tuesday a month. Find more details in our fall packet.  

Adult Programs will also be offered. Softball is currently underway with Coed games Wednesday evenings and Men's Slow Pitch games on Tuesday evenings. The Step It Up! program is also coming to Roselle Park this fall. The program includes guided walks at Roselle Park at various paces and distances. Please preregister with the office. 

To find a detailed list of all programs check out our Fall 2018 Parks and Recreation Packet

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Ada Township Parks

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.

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

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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 draft 2017 Ada Township Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Plan.


Parks & Recreation Department Mission

To provide all community members with diverse recreational opportunities including access to premier natural, historical and cultural areas that enhance our quality of life and inspire the preservation of nature.