Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation

Ada's Department of Parks & Recreation offers:

Arts Camp 2019

Thank you for a great summer of youth programs!

Ada parks had a great summer of youth programming thanks to a caring staff, dedicated parents and awesome kids! Programs included: Day camps offered for ages 6-11 with various themes and fun filled half day programs offered for ages 3-12. Themes and activities include, fishing, biking, canoeing, art, sports, and much more!

Look for summer 2020's program packet this February

For more fun in Ada Township Parks come to Fall Family Night!

October 10 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm at Ada Township Park

$3/ adult $2/ youth or $8/family

Come join us for cider and donuts, and pumpkin painting! Then take your family around the park to stop at learning stations about creatures in the park, fall foliage, and outdoor recreation opportunities for the fall.

Click here for additional fall programs


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

Important Links:

Ada Township Parks Accessibility Assessment

Ada Township 2018 Recreation Needs Assessment – Final Report with Appendix.pdf