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City of Grand Rapids Free Sled Libraries

The City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department has shared their top picks for sledding in Grand Rapids parks and announced new, FREE sled libraries!

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You can use sleds for free at GR Outside division's libraries located at Mulick, Richmond, and Plaster Creek Parks.

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Where to Sled in Grand Rapids

As far as where to sled at GR parks, here's where you can head:

  • Highland Park (700 College Ave NE)
    Parking lot off Grand Ave is open and plowed
  • Mary Waters Park (1042 Lafayette Ave NE)Parking lot off Lafayette Ave is open and plowed
  • Mulick Park (1632 Sylvan Ave SE)
    Parking lot is open and plowed
    *Free sled library
  • Plaster Creek Family Park (2401 Buchanan Ave SW)
    Gates are closed, street parking available
    *Free sled library
  • Richmond Park (1101 Richmond St NW)
    Main parking lot off Richmond Ave is open and plowed
    *Free sled library

Here are more options for sledding in Grand Rapids.

If you were thinking of going ice skating - note that Rosa Parks Ice Skating Rink downtown Grand Rapids is closed today (January 9, 2024) but will reopen tomorrow.

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