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Sparta looking for volunteers to maintain FREE ICE RINK!

Sparta looking for volunteers to maintain FREE ICE RINK!

Volunteers are needed to build and maintain the ice rink located at Balyeat Field in downtown Sparta.  If you can help out, please email Village President Skip Meyer at skip.meyer54@gmail.com to find out where and when volunteers are needed.

End 2012 with a Bang: OCCUPY PANDO

End 2012 with a Bang: OCCUPY PANDO

Saturday, December 29th, Pando Winter Sports Park will host the first annual Occupy Pando competition. The event begins at noon and will be a throwback to the halfpipe competitions of the eighties with a modern twist.

Occupy Pando is an event suited for all ages and abilities, with thousands of dollars in prizes to give away to both competitors and spectators. Sponsors... Burton, Rome, Novac Snurfboard (Muskegon), W3-Wind, Waves & Wheels (Grand Rapids) and more... will be on site hosting demo’s and showing off product in addition to the competitors' exploits.

The entry fee for competitors is $15. Music, food and an 80's costume contest will make the day fun for everyone. Come out, make some turns, and help us end 2012 with a bang! Support local snowboarding! Visit pandopark.com for more information.
 

2nd annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning in Sparta!

Save Money on Griffins Tickets!

Save Money on Griffins Tickets!

Hockey season is just around the corner! Use your Kent District Library card to get a great deal on Grand Rapids Griffins hockey tickets.

For every Sunday and Wednesday home game during the Grand Rapids Griffins’ 2012-13 regular season, present your Kent District Library card at the Van Andel Arena box office on the night of the game or at The Zone anytime during the store’s regular business hours to save $7 off the price of a Lower Level Faceoff ticket (regularly $18 in advance and $20 day of game). Limit four tickets per card per person, subject to availability. (Offer excludes Dec. 30 outdoor game at Comerica Park.)

Check out the Griffins’ schedule and plan a fun night out for a great deal!

Go Griffins!

2nd annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning in Sparta!

Dirty Apple Obstacle Run 2012 Results

Dirty Apple Obstacle Run 2012 Results

Thank you for your patience as we have collated the times for the participants of the Dirty Apple Obstacle Run as part of Harvest on the Ridge in Sparta on September 15, 2012.

The Dirty Apple had over 350 participants preregistered for the first time event which was a spectacular turnout and a new challenge for the first time event coordinators to organize.  The Obstacle Run is a fun run and consisted of three divisions: 4 person teams, singles, and Family.  Prizes were awarded to participants through a random drawing at the event with local wares from area Farmers Markets such as Apple Butter, jellies, jams, and Apple Crisp mixes in addition to other prizes.

Organizers are already looking forward to making the 2013 obstacles much...

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