Parks & Recreation

Parks and Recreation Public Walk-Through

Saturday, October 16, 2021
1:00pm Freedom Park-West

The Clearwater Township Parks and Recreation Committee invites the public to come see the planning options for the Old Iron Bridge Memorial at Freedom Park-West. Prein and Newhof, Grant and Engineering firm hired by the Clearwater Township Board to do grant writing and conceptualization for the Township, will be on site to answer questions and help provide information regarding the options for this Memorial Park.

Please come learn of the plans for this tribute to Clearwater Townships’ past and plans for generations to come to learn and enjoy our history.


Parks and Recreation 5 Year Master Plan

Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes and Meeting Dates

Township Parks and Recreational Facilities

Note:  Park facilities are first-come, first-serve; no need to rent or reserve.

  • Heritage Recreational Park on Rapid City Rd.  – Baseball/Softball, Soccer, 1/2 mile trail for walking, etc.
  • Freedom Park (East & West) on Rapid City Rd. – Picnic pavilions & ball-field, walking trail
  • Birch St. Park on Crystal Beach Rd. – picnic pavilion
  • Cedar St. Park on Crystal Beach Rd.
  • Seven access sites to Torch Lake along Crystal Beach Rd.
  • Aarwood Bridge Park on Aarwood Rd.
  • Seven Bridges – Trail on Rapid River – Valley Rd.
  • Skegemog Pathway – Rapid City Rd.

Private Events

The Community Center (Little Red School House) and the Township Hall (Gym) are available to rent for private events.  Email clerk@clearwatertwp.com or call the Township Office for more information.  Leave a message at ext. 14 if no one is available to answer the phone.  Clearwater Township buildings are not available to rent until further notice due to the Coronavirus health emergency.

Community Center (Little Red School House) is located at:
5407 River Street, Rapid City, MI.

Clearwater Township Cemetery is located at:
6833 Gillett Rd. N.W., Rapid City, MI.