A place for all children and families to play, explore, grow, and restore in downtown Kalamazoo.
Meet our New Executive Director, Nora Seilheimer!
We are CLOSED for the 2023 Season!
Thanks for playing, exploring, growing and restoring with us!
Join us for our two off-season events in November:
11/18 PrePlay: Maple Hill Holiday Parade, 9AM-11AM
11/24 PrePlay: Tree Lighting Ceremony, 4PM-6PM
see our calendar for more details!
Water Feature Fun
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.
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.