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Jenison Lacrosse
Come play the fastest game on two feet!
Ready to play? Visit our websitecreate an account, and sign up for the appropriate grade level.
Want to learn? Sign up for our Youth Winter Training Program. 
For more information, see our flyer. 
 
Jenison Age Group Swimming
We are offering start dates in October, November, and December, for our black and white groups, and a November start date for our JAWS green group.
Green Group: New green group swimmers must attend a Free Trial Day before signing up.
Black & White group:  Swimmers must have at least two seasons of swim team experience with JAWS or another swim team. All JAWS swimmers in either the black or white group must be at least eight years old and able to swim multiple laps of all four strokes legally.
 
Jenison Youth Basketball
JYB is an improved youth basketball program designed to polish the skills and basketball IQ of our younger players while having fun doing it!
Who: Boys 3rd-6th grade and girls 5th-6th grade (girls 3rd-4th grade see below).
Where: All practices will be held at Jenison Elementary Buildings. All games will be at Jenison High School or Jenison Junior High. 
 

 
  
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Camps and Programs

Baton Twirling Classes
Come join the fun and learn how to twirl a baton! Register at the first class on September 22nd.
When: Thursdays Sep. 22 - Dec 15 from 6:15PM - 7:45PM.
Where: Rosewood Reformed Church Gym - 2795 Rosewood St.

See our flyer for more information.


Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore 
The Girl Scouts are coming to Jenison! If you have ever wondered about signing your girl up for the Girl Scouts, volunteering, or starting a brand new troop, look no further! 
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Outdoor Activities

Story Walks
Ottawa County parks offers Story Walks. Walk along the paths with your family and read the picture books posted on signs and look for things to do. Be sure to check the calendar for dates and parks.


Explore local playgrounds
Look no further than this giant list of area playgrounds for some of the best places around to play!
Splash Pads

Did you know that Jenison is home to two great splash pads? Kids can choose their own “level of wet’ at either Maplewood Park or Rosewood Park Splash pads.


Trail Maps

Looking for outdoor fun for your family?: There is a new interactive non-motorized trail map which features 4,600 miles of trails. You can also download free apps – “All Trails” for Apple or Google Play and “GR Walks” for Apple or Google Play.








Educational Activities


Georgetown Public Library

Our local public library has a great variety of activities for youth that can be found on their website.


Draw Club

Draw Club offers drawing classes for Ages 7-16.





Kent District Library LAB Experience (ages 5-10)

TheKDL LAB Experience promotes creativity, problem solving skills and unstructured exploration time for school-age children and teens. Carefully selected learning tools and activities are designed to help students increase their proficiency in STEAM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Get your questions answered and register at the KDL website.



Play N Learn
What is Play N Learn? It's a free program designed for families with children birth through age five. Infant group is for children birth-24 months. Each session will be based on a children’s book and will include:
  • story 
  • fingerplays 
  • creative art experiences 
  • educational play
Each family will also receive a children’s book to take home. Information on child development and reading readiness will be available for parents. Address locations listed on back QUESTIONS? Call 1-877-702-8600 Chrisje Stam ext. 4129 [email protected] Spanish Playgroups: Flavia Maccio ext. 4137 [email protected]

Rainy Day Activities

Indoor Sports and Recreation

Enjoy the Recreation Center and pool at GVSU with a day pass! Day passes are $5.00 per person and you may come and go as you need. See our website for more information.



Bowling: Hudsonville Lanes

Enjoy family fun by requesting your FREE $10 Open Bowling Certificate through Hudsonville Lanes here!


Tarry Hall Roller Skating Rink
Learn To Skate

JPS Aquatics Swimming
Lap Swim
We ask that patrons check every Sunday for the upcoming lap swim schedule for that week. If you want to pay as you go, you can pay the lifeguard on deck. Residents of Jenison School District or those with current School of Choice kids are $3.00 per swim. Non-Residents of Jenison School District are $4.00 per swim. We offer a one month membership and a six month membership for the price of five months. More info can be found on our Aquatics website.

Flick’s Family Film

Flick’s Family Film offers different kids movies every month. Kids under 12 are FREE and everyone else is just $5. See Celebration's website for more info.




Community Events




John Ball Zoo

Any Michigan resident who carries a MI Bridges card, including WIC, can attend John Ball Zoo for free with up to 9 free household members through the JUMP program.

Purchase tickets.



Double Up Food Bucks
Use your Bridge or Pandemic EBT at participating Farmers Markets to get tokens to purchase SNAP eligible items. Get an equal amount in FREE Double Up Food Bucks (up to $20/day!) for Michigan grown fruit & vegetables. No registration required! 





Golden Age Passes
Jenison Golden Age passes can be obtained by anyone 60 years or older who reside within the Jenison Public School District. They are free to those who qualify, and are accepted at any home or away OK Conference athletic event.  Please bring your ID to our Administrative office located at 8375 20th Ave or the High School Athletic Office located at 2140 Bauer Rd during business hours.




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