Recreation Programs

Spring Programs

Whatever the season, Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department offers programs for all ages on a variety of topics. Take a walk with a naturalist, learn about the nigh sky, listen to an exciting presentation, or see up-close wildlife!

Contact the park office to register

Click here for Adult and Family Program details

Click here for Summer Youth Program details

Summer Youth Program Registration 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!

Click here to download the 2019 Summer Youth Registration Packet

Spring Adult Programs

Grand River Triathlon

Sunday, June 9 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Road Closures at Thornapple River Drive and Buttrick Drive

Registration and information at:

Summer Youth Programs

Summer youth programs will include half day and full day options for a variety of age groups:

Discovery Days- for ages 3-5 with parent/guardian

Young Explorers- for ages 5-7

Junior Naturalists- for ages 8-11

Outdoor Adventurers- for ages 10-13

Summer Day Camp Adventures- for ages 6-12

Click here to download the 2019 Summer Youth Registration Packet

School Based Programs

Opportunities for PreK-12 schools include guided field trips in the Parks, service learning projects, and rental of park facilities. For details, curriculum, fees if applicable, and scheduling, please contact the Park office.

Ada Parks Environmental Education Opportunities

Boy and Girl Scout Programs

Scout groups are welcome to the resources of Ada Parks and staff to help complete badge requirements, conduct field trips, or rent a facility. Contact the Park office for details, curriculum, fees, and scheduling.

Other Area Programs & Recreation Links

The Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department provides community members with opportunities for the enjoyment of nature and other recreational opportunities. However, there are additional local organizations that serve Ada residents. Below is a list of helpful links:

Both Forest Hills and Lowell Public Schools offer a wide variety of youth and teen sport camps during the summer. Visit their websites for more information at and

The Forest Hills Public Schools Community Services offers classes in computers, languages, exercise, sciences and visual arts for both adult and children. Check out their website for a complete list at