Keeping a promise for future generations

Vote YES! on Tuesday, Nov. 5, to ensure our kids and grandkids have a future with great parks, safe playgrounds, open pools and access to more recreational programs that connect them with caring adults, nature, play and friends.

Vote YES! on the “Parks, Pools and Playgrounds Proposal” this November!

See our transformation!

The 2013 Parks Millage was a huge success! Learn more about this transformation, and see why we can't let this vital investment slide back if the Parks Millage expires next year!

Learn about the millage!

Renewing the Parks Millage is vital to the future of our parks! Find out what it will do for our parks, pools and playgrounds with our Frequently Asked Questions guide.


To pass the "Parks, Pools and Playgrounds Proposal" we need your vote and we need your help! Make a contribution so we can get the word out and win on November 5th!

Voting YES will...

  • Provide stable funding for parks to keep our parks and playgrounds maintained, updated and safe.
  • Keep all Grand Rapids pools and splash pads open every summer with the staff and supplies to keep them safe and clean.
  • Continue capital improvements and rehabilitation of our 74 neighborhood and community parks.
  • Support additional, free recreational programming for children in Grand Rapids, giving them more opportunities to connect with community, nature, play and friends.
  • Leverage outside grants and funding for capital improvement projects.

Vote YES! for the “Parks, Pools and Playgrounds Proposal” so we can keep moving forward!


Drag the arrow to see the improvements made through the 2013 Parks Millage. Vote to renew the millage so we can keep maintaining, updating and improving our parks.

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