You seem to have had an issue loading this page or you have javascript disabled, which may cause problems while using Change.org. To avoid any further inconvenience, please enable javascript in your browser and refresh this page.
Keep Rycenga's disc golf course open!
  • Petitioned John Nash

This petition was delivered to:

Spring Lake Township
John Nash

Keep Rycenga's disc golf course open!

    1. Kevin Rogalla
    2. Petition by

      Kevin Rogalla

      Fruitport, MI

Rycenga has a fun and beautiful disc golf course. Disc golf is a great family sport, and its great for the community. A lot of younger people spend their time disc golfing instead of engaging in harmful and illegal activities.

The disc golfers are not solely responsible for parking on the road. We all know the rules, I always see people walking their dogs parked by the road. It is clearly posted and we respect the park.

I also do not believe the parking lot vandalism was from a disc golfer. We are being accused with no proof, everyone I have met at Rycenga is super friendly. Its a great family environment. I see kids all the way from 5 to adults around 60.

Part of the problem is garbage, because the park groundskeeper is not doing his job. They never empty the cans so obviously they're going to get full. There is an incredible amount of traffic through the course. Also all of the garbage cans were donated by the Rat Pack Disc Golf Club to help keep the course clean. We are trying to raise money to purchase more garbage cans.

The disc golf course brings around 100 people a day into the area spending money on local businesses. The loss of revenue is hurting our small town economy. Were sending our money to Holland and Grand Rapids where they actually care about the disc golf community.

Mr. John Nash has been against disc golf since day one and has just found some ridiculous excuse to remove the course. Mr. Nash is not being fair towards disc golfers or the local businesses and needs to be stopped.

Please help support our local disc golf course and get the nets put back in!

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures
    2. Cleaning

      Kevin Rogalla
      Petition Organizer

      We are organizing a walk through for Saturday from 2-6. I would love if everyone that can make it out does. Just gonna clean up trash, throw some discs around, and make everyone realize we aren't going to give up until we get our nets back! The more people the better so invite your friends and family!

    3. Reached 100 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Randy Teunis SPRING LAKE, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      It's an activity to do instead of keeping kids cooped up playing video games or watching tv. It's exercise for young people now.

    • seth colbry GRAND HAVEN, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      its unfair to the novice disc gulfers who use the park for recreation. i now have nothing to do with my time exept engage in illegal activities.

    • James Burton FLORENCE, AL
      • about 2 years ago

      I think pulling this course or any other course for that matter is not good. It is a great way that many of us enjoy the outdoors and get our exercise in. I don't think it is fair to punish the entire disc golf community because of just a few peoples actions.

    • Jake Roche MACOMB TWP, MI
      • about 2 years ago

      I don't believe that any disc golf course should be taken out just because a few incompetent people mess with it. Don't be selfish. Long Live Disc Golf

    • nicole smith SPRING LAKE, MI
      • about 2 years ago

      i am from spring lake but now live in grand rapids and it is still one of my favorite courses!


    Develop your own tools to win.

    Use the Change.org API to develop your own organizing tools. Find out how to get started.