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Space to Breathe and a Place to Play!

Fall Hours Starting Sept 6:

Tues & Thurs 10am-1pm and 3-5pm

Saturdays 10am-3pm

Sundays 11am-3pm

Water Feature Fun

Natural Exploration

Climbing and Jumping

Phase one is now complete. Stay tuned for news about Phase two!

The Children's Nature Playscape on Bronson Park is a project dedicated to transforming a reclaimed green space into a nature park for the children of Kalamazoo. Children’s Nature Playscape fosters the cultural, emotional, intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual development of children and families.

Project Goals


Create a socially and environmentally responsible area in downtown Kalamazoo designed for the enrichment of youth in the community.


Empower the community to understand play in nature as a way of strengthening family bonds and improving overall health.


Promote equitable access to nature by intentionally interrupting disparities in access to nature.