Parks & Recreation

Register for Recreation Activities or Reserve a Park FacilityFind the Recreation Activities and Facility Rentals site

Reservations can also be made in person at Portage Parks & Recreation in the lower level at Portage City Hall.

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Notice of Parks Recreation & Open Space Plan 5-Year Plan Update 

Public Review and Comment

A draft of the Portage Parks Recreation & Open Space 5-year Plan Update is available for public review and comment until December 3, 2022 at 5 PM.  Interested residents may review the plan and provide comments toward the final plan.  Two public hearings are scheduled with the first held during the Portage Park Board meeting on December 7 at 6:30 PM at the Parks and Recreation Building (320 Library Lane).  The second public hearing will be held during the Planning Commission meeting on December 15 at 7 PM at Portage City Hall (7900 South Westnedge Avenue).

Written comments may be sent to:
The City of Portage
Portage Parks & Recreation Department 
320 Library Lane
Portage, MI  49002

Or email to:

 Copies of the plan are on file at the following locations:

  • Portage City Hall, 7900 South Westnedge Ave, Portage, Michigan 49002
  • Portage District Library, 300 Library Lane, Portage, Michigan 49002
  • Portage Parks & Recreation Department, 320 Library Lane, Portage, Michigan 49002

 **The plan is also available for viewing in the Documents & Plans section to the right of this page. 

 For more information, please contact Portage Parks & Recreation at (269) 329-4522.

*NEW* Portage Arts Committee

A new Arts Committee has been formed under the Park Advisory Board to assist in expanding the arts in Portage.  Click HERE to find out more or apply. 

Enjoying the Outdoors

The Parks & Recreation Division oversees 18 park sites located throughout the City of Portage; manages the protection of natural and physical city assets and provides recreation, cultural, and leisure programs for resident enjoyment. The department manages the popular Celery Flats Historical Area, Ramona Park beach, and the Millennium Park Ice Rink. Numerous rental facilities are available to residents, schools, and groups for a variety of events including weddings, banquets, graduations, and meetings. If you are interested in rental facilities or need more information on the many park and recreation opportunities Portage has to offer, please contact us.

Click HERE to download the 2022 - 2023 Heated Restroom and Plowed Trail Map.

Click HERE to download the Portage Parks & Recreation Trail Map.

2022 - 2023 Fall & Winter Parks & Recreation Guide

Portage Parks & Recreation offers an abundance of programs and events for the 2022 - 2023 Fall & Winter season.  Check out the brochure below to see what is offered!