Pentwater Friendship Center
The Pentwater Friendship Center is host to various activities throughout the year, including euchre, exercise and dance lessons, music, public meetings, and anniversary and holiday parties. The Center is available for rent for private parties, programs and other special interests. There is also a gazebo and playground adjacent to the Center that provides outdoor sitting and play areas.
For information on renting the Friendship Center, please visit our Pentwater Friendship Center Rentals page.
The Village Green is a community park located in the center of the Village business district and is a welcoming area for residents and visitors. The Green is home to a beautiful sitting area that includes a barrier-free gazebo, tables, benches, and a large open green area surrounded by trees and shrubs.
The Village Green is host to numerous activities throughout the year, including spring and fall craft shows, seasonal and holiday festivals, band concerts and farmers markets as well as art shows and weddings. The Village Green is one of the many parks that are available for rent. For more information please visit our Rental of Community Center and Parks page.
There are many recreational areas throughout the Village for resident and visitor entertainment,. Among them are Charles Mears State Park, the Village Tennis Courts, and the Village Ice Skating Rink and Horseshoe Pits.
Charles Mears State Park
Established in 1923, Charles Mears State Park is a 50-acre regional park facility situated on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Village of Pentwater. The Park includes 175 camping sites, a hiking trail and access to 1700 feet of sandy beach. Also located at the Park is a playground, fishing pier, a picnic area and a beach concession building. Many residents and visitors spend the day walking the piers, enjoying the sun, swimming and playing beach volleyball. The Park is also host to weekly nature programs that start in the spring and continue throughout the summer.
The Village Tennis Courts
The Village Tennis Courts is a community park located on the north end of the Village that contains a picnic area, basketball court and two tennis courts.
The Village Ice Skating Rink and Horseshoe Pit
The Village Ice Skating Rink is located adjacent to the Township Library on Park Street, and has been used by skating and hockey enthusiasts throughout the winter. There are nine recreational horseshoe pits located adjacent to the Pentwater Fire Building that is also located on Park Street,