Athlete Village at Rosa Parks


Unfortunately due to weather, all events at Rosa Parks Circle have been canceled.
The athlete parade lineup and the
Opening Ceremony will continue as planned.


The Athlete Village at Rosa Parks Circlewill provide a central location on Friday between the DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena for athletes to experience the food, music and atmosphere of Grand Rapids!

Sponsored by

Thank you to the Grand Rapids Jaycees for volunteering.



Location: Rosa Parks Circle135 Monroe Center St NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503View Map

Date and Time:August 4 from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Athlete Villagewill Feature:


Music from 105.3 HotFM
Jackie Green with 105.3 HotFMwill be broadcasting live from Rosa Parks Circle as we get ready for a weekend of competition.


Food Trucks


Games provided by Kramer Entertainment
A variety of sports games and activities will be available including Emotion Matrix, Foot Darts, Double Shot Basketball and a Photo Booth.

Community Events
Michigan Blood will be on hand with a giveawayto individuals that attempt to give blood.

Additional Information:

Packet Pickup: Packet pickup is at the DeVos Place, a short walk away from Rosa Parks Circle. For more information visit the Packet Pickup page.

Energy Alley:Visit Energy Alley at the DeVos Place.

Lodging: Lodging IS NOT available at the Athlete Village. For lodging information, and to book rooms near the Athlete Village, visit the SGAHotel page.

Take lots of photos! Share lots of photos! All athletes and spectators are encouraged to get social and post your SGA2017 experience through photos using hashtag #SGA2017. Please share your photos on the State Games of America Facebook page, @StateGames on Twitter, and @StateGamesofAmerica on Instagram.

Additional details will be posted as it becomes available.