Sports & Recreation

Whether you’re looking to try a sport for the first time, trying to find a competitive pick-up game, or seeking out a new challenge, the Kroc Center offers sports and recreation programming throughout the year.

Check out the calendar below for a listing of activities happening in our two-court gymnasium, climbing wall with auto belay, or outside on our soccer fields or sand volleyball court.

The Kroc Center is proud to partner with these organizations:

Current Sports & Recreation Program Offerings

Kids in Grand Rapids Gymnastics programs at the Kroc Center begin by engaging in movement exploration. As they progress, students continue to build strength, coordination and body awareness and may possibly advance into more challenging classes at GRG.

PARENT TOTS TUMBLING (AGES 1-3 W/PARENT)

TUMBLEBUGS (AGES 3-5)

GYMSTAR (KINDERGARTEN AND OLDER)

TAE KWON DO

This class is taught in partnership with Tae Park Tae Kwon Do by certified instructor Russell Williams, and overseen by Junior Grand Master Robert Barss, a seventh degree Dan Black Belt. Optional tournaments, uniforms, and belt testing may be available directly through Tae Park Tae Kwon Do, but are not included in this program fee. The option to purchase a uniform as well as more information on tournaments and belt testing will be discussed the first night of class.

YOUTH (AGES 7-14)

ADULT (AGES 13+)

JUDO

The Kroc Center has partnered with the Godai Judo Club to teach students basic grappling and self-defense techniques, as well as the rules of competitive judo. Classes are led by a nationally certified, Fourth Degree black belt judo instructor. Optional tournaments may be available through Godai Judo but are not included with this program fee. Students are required to wear a Gi (uniform). First–time students will be given information on purchasing a Gi the first night of class.

YOUTH (AGES 7-12)

ADULT (AGES 13+)

The Kroc Center is home to a first-of-its-kind partnership between the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) and The Salvation Army. Kroc staff and volunteers run soccer leagues in the spring and fall seasons starting as young as age 4. Click here for the AYSO 1634 website.

Browse Current Program Offerings & Class Schedules

To see the upcoming schedules for Kroc Center activities, check out the Program Guide and Drop-In Recreation Guide, or visit our online registration system and click the “Get Started Here” button.