West Michigan News

August 28, 2008

In Grand Rapids it’s not hard to find residents putting ho-hum exercise like jogging to shame. They’re behind trees. Atop parking ramps. Even in public libraries. This fall, have some alternative fitness fun with one of these unique activities:

Category: Community, Entertainment, GrandRapids, Health, Sports&Recreation, WestMichigan

February 28, 2008

The first cottage style residence of The Retreat, a 42-condo community at Grand Haven Golf Club, is completed and ready for interested buyers to tour.



Category: Community, Sports&Recreation, WestMichigan

November 16, 2006

An arena, a gymnasium, a health center, an aquatic center, indoor tennis and track, four full-sized basketball and volleyball courts, a fitness facility, new locker rooms, an athletic training room, a hospitality suite, a large lobby, concessions stands, and a climbing wall. These are just a few of the new facilities Calvin College students are looking forward to enjoying when the proposed $35 million Spoelhof Fieldhouse is completed in 2008.



Category: Community, Design, Education, Sports&Recreation, WestMichigan

October 26, 2006

At 159,000 square feet, the $30 million David D. Hunting YMCA is one of the largest urban YMCA’s anywhere. Now the facility is the world’s only LEED-certified YMCA.

 The U.S. Green Building Council awarded the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification last week. The Hunting family, who donated $5 million to fundraising efforts in honor of their father David D. Hunting, urged pursuit of the certification.

Category: Community, Entertainment, GrandRapids, Innovation, Sports&Recreation, Sustainability, WestMichigan
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