Classified as a Community and Specialty Park it serves as the recreational and social focus of the neighborhood and broader community
In 1941 and 1946 the park added more acres, becoming an 18 acre park. Most recently, the playground was rebuilt through a KaBOOM! project. The neighborhood also installed the first urban orchard in the park.
Recent updates to the park included a new Michigan-themed splash pad with state-based components including a morel mushroom, Petoskey stone, black bear, lighthouse, Grand River cascades and a mitten shape.