We Built It Together!

We did it! As a community, we had over 2000 volunteers build the new play-space in one weeks time. We are pleased to announce that the grand opening of Imagination Station 2.0 was Thursday, November 1st. 

Go Play! 


by over 100 local children and facilitators over a three-day design process.


through generous support throughout the greater Grand Haven community.
Meet Our Donors!

build it

From October 9 – 14, 2018 with 200 volunteers and 3000 shifts. We build the new play-space!

We Thank Our Community Donors that Have Made this Project Possible!


Volunteer Sponsor

Greater Ottawa County United Way

Individual Donors

Boardwalk Level

The Boer Family Fund

F. Martin & Dorothy A. Johnson Family Fund

Mr & Mrs Tony and Monica VerPlank

Boardwalk Level

Mr & Mrs John Ackerman

Cynthia and Donald Anderson Fund

Bob, Julie and Alexandra Barker

Kevin Carbary & Carol Alexander

Ryan & Kim Goldman

The Grimes Family

Edward J & Nancy R Hanenburg Family Fund

Steve & Tami Harvey

James & Debra Hovinga Family Fund

Nelson C & Lana Jacobson Fund

The Jepsen Family

Mr & Mrs Mark Kleist

Douglas & Kathy Kool Charitable Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Kurburski

Eric & Kelly Larson

Mr & Mrs Steve & Sandy Moreland

Sherrian A & Thomas C Pegg Family Fund

Mr & Mrs Ernie Petrus

Larry Poel Fund

Mr & Mrs Ted A Poulton

Mr & Mrs Bill Redeker

Dr & Mrs Donald Scholten

The Wade Family

Walter & Daphne Weber

Megan Weber Storti & Eryn Weber Kaczka

William H Young & Dorothy Young Mixer Field of Interest Fund

Community Sponsors

Absopure Water Company

AFAB Warehouse

Alpine Rent All & Sales

American Legion Post 28 Auxiliary

Consider It Done

Baker & Son Lumber Co

Fluor Schwartz Memorial Fund


Gielow Groom Terpstra & McEvoy, PLC

Grand Haven Eagles 925

Grand Haven Tribune

Harbor Steel & Supply Corporation


Jumpin’ Java

JW’s Food & Spirits

Lucy’s Market & Deli


Mary Free Bed Fund

Pit Stop Portables

Porto Bello

Raczok Electric

Reaume Heating & Cooling Inc

Republic Services

Skoops Ice Cream

Snook Inc

Spring Lake Rotary Field of Interest Endowment Fund

Snug Harbor

Stanco Metal Products, Inc

Start & Associates Psychological Support

Sytsema Funeral Homes

The Paisley Pig Gastropub

The Toasted Pickle

Tri-Cities Kiwanis

VFW Post 2326

Village Baker

WAWL 103.5

WGHN 92.1

Corporate Donors

Platinum Sponsor

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Gold Sponsor 

The Loutit Foundation

Shape Corporation

Tri-Cities Women Who Care

Silver Sponsor

Brown Concrete

City of Grand Haven

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation Youth Fund

Grand Haven Custom Molding

Grand Haven Township

Herman Miller Cares Foundation

Home Depot

JSJ Foundation

Rotary Club of Grand Haven

Sharkey Grandchildren – Frank, Maggie, Jack, Tessa & Reegan

Spring Lake Township

North Ottawa Community Health System
Emergency Health Partners Grand Haven
Envision Radiology
Generation Care
Lakeshore Urology
Mercy Health Physician Partners North Ottawa Medical Group
North Ottawa Community Hospital Medical Staff
North Ottawa Hospital Auxiliary
Shoreline Vision
Smile Grand Haven / Little Smiles

Watermarc Productions

Bronze Sponsor

100 Men Who Give

Automatic Spring Products Corporation

Commercial Contractors, Inc.


Gentex Corporation

Grand Haven Area Jaycees

Grand Haven Area Public Schools

Grand Haven Area Board of Light & Power

Grand Haven Department of Public Safety

Grand Haven Department of Public Works

Grand Haven Garden House

Grand Rapids Gravel

Jackson-Merkey Contractors, Inc.

Lake Michigan Credit Union

Milanowski & Englert Engineering & Surveying, Inc.

Old Boys’ Brewhouse

Olmsted Signs & Graphics

Ottawa Area Intermediate School District

Pronto Pup

R&K Concrete Pumping

School Zone Publishing Company

Sweet Temptations

Tiles Excavating

Tri-Cities Area Churches

Tri-Cities Family YMCA

Westwind Construction

Component Donors

Pere Marquette Train
Eric & Kelly Larson

White Pine Lumber Treehouse & Spider Net
anonymous donor

Crawl Tunnel
Mr & Mrs Joseph & Colleen Skendzel

Port Hole Crawl Tunnel
The Lahey Family

Tot Crawl Tunnel
The Robert Constant Family

Arched Climber
The Sandi Gentry Team

Tot Rubber Bridge
Generation Care Pediatric Rehabilitation

Wavy Bridge
Seth King York

Mushroom Steppers
Grand Haven Young Professionals

Wide Tot Slide         
Gail, Jeanie, Jeff Ringelberg

Musical Components

Coast Guard Ship Helm Panel
Runschke Family Fund: Gernot, Anne, Jürgen, Kirsten, Magda

Treehouse Sound Box
The Appold Family

Coast Guard Ship Ramp Panel
Scott, Kelly and Abrial Merz

Treehouse Ramp Panel
Holly & Erick Johnson Family Fund

Coast Guard Ship Sound Box
Denny & Donna Van Hall

Rock Wall
Mr & Mrs Tony & Monica VerPlank

Rope Climb Wall
Grand Haven High School Student Senate

Grand Haven South Pierhead Lighthouse
Crane Donor Advised Family Fund

Coast Guard Ship
Dave & Mary Eagin – in honor of the USCG

 4-Seat See-Saw
The Vink & Broda Clan for Julien

Wobbler Catwalk Bridge
Osteopathic Foundation of West Michigan

Cargo Net
The Galbavi Family

Rubber Bridge
Kennard & Wendy Creason

Bouncy Anchor
Five Star Lakeshore

Monkey Bars
Health Pointe

Post Steppers
Learning Tree Preschool Family Action Board

Tire Swing and Strap Swings
Michigan Realtors®️
West Michigan Lakeshore Association of REALTORS
Capstone Real Estate
Unsalted Living Grand Haven
Participants of the Realtor Challenge

Expression Swing
Mr & Mrs Thomas F Lileikis

Covered Seating
Mr & Mrs Richard A. Cole

Covered Seating
Mary A. White Elementary

Game Table
Moynihan Family

Reimagine a Play-space

27 years ago the Grand Haven community built Imagination Station. We’re on a mission to create, design, fund and build a new play-space with our community, again!


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