Spectator Sports

Spectator Sports in Kent County, Michigan


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Special Sporting Events:

Grand City Show Skiers
Part of the West Michigan Water Ski Association, the Grand City Show Skiers have delighted families along the West Michigan Lakeshore since 1979

Grand Rapids Marathon
The Grand Rapids Marathon and Half Marathon take place in October

Fifth Third River Bank Run
The largest 25K road race in the country every May


Local Teams:

Grand Rapids Rampage
Grand Rapids' own arena football

Grand Rapids Griffins
American Hockey League

Grand Rapids Flight
International Basketball

West Michigan Whitecaps
Class A Minor League baseball team affiliated with the Detroit Tigers


Community Resources:

AM 1340 WBBL
Your local sports leader. As the local home of ESPN Radio, the Ball 1340 AM is West Michigan's all sports, all the time radio station, broadcasting local events and conversation with syndicated programming

Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame
Honors exceptional West Michigan athletes on the upper deck of the Van Andel Arena

Grand Rapids Wheelchair Sports Association
Home of the nationally ranked Grand Rapids Pacers wheelchair basketball team


Sporting Venues:

DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center
West Michigan home of USA Arena Racing

Kent County Fair Grounds
Hosting rodeos and powwows

Van Andel Arena
Hosting everything from the Radio City Rockettes to professional bull riders in downtown Grand Rapids


Local College Athletics:

Aquinas College
Aquinas Saints

Calvin College
Calvin Knights

Cornerstone University
The Golden Eagles

Grand Rapids Community College
Raider Athletics

Kuyper College
Kuyper Cougars

Grand Valley State University
GVSU Lakers

Page last modified on January 11, 2010, at 09:38 AM