City Of Kentwood

About City Of Kentwood

A community of more than 54,000 residents and growing, Kentwood is a safe, prosperous and welcoming city with vibrant neighborhoods and flourishing businesses that make it a wonderful place to live and work.

The city offers easy access to a variety of amenities including many of West Michigan’s destination shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation options. Within our 21 square miles are more than 13 miles of non-motorized trails and 15 parks that cover 301 acres and offer a range of amenities from pickleball to splashpads. This, along with Kentwood’s outstanding public-school systems, wide variety of businesses and career and education advancement opportunities attract a diverse population.

Centrally located, Kentwood is an easy local commute, thanks to many public and private transport options. It’s also just outside of downtown Grand Rapids and a short drive from the Lake Michigan shore, offering ample opportunities for both big city lights and nature-filled adventures.

With a mission of providing high quality services to foster a thriving community for all, Kentwood maintains a culture of excellent customer service, actively providing a responsive and responsible local government with a focus on continual improvement.


Parks and Recreation

April 2016 Kentwood, MI
“I liked working outside and having a good team to work with on harder projects.”
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