Join Us in
Space to Breathe and a Place to Play!

Summer Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11-3

Saturdays 10-3

Sundays 12-4

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.