Woodland Sport Center sold; closing for renovation

Posted at 2:12 PM, Mar 14, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A longtime destination for active people will be closing and getting a major renovation.

The family that owns the Woodland Sports Center, Woodland Skating has sold the facility to a company calling itself Woodland Indoor Sports.  The facility will be operated by the Michigan Sports Academies, which is the parent company of the Michigan Volleyball Academy and the Michigan Basketball Academy.

The Roodvoets family, along with some other investors, opened the Woodland Sports Center on March 14, 1969.  At the time, it was West Michigan’s largest skating center.  Over the years, the business expanded to tennis, soccer, lacrosse and volleyball.

The facility will celebrate its final weekend on April 8 & 9.  The building will close for renovations on April 18.  The renovations will include adding basketball and volleyball courts and improving the existing soccer fields.