Placid Wake Park

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8180 Placid Waters Dr., Allendale Charter Township, MI 49401 8180 Placid Waters Dr., Allendale Charter Township Directions
+16168929253
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Allendale Charter Township's Placid Wake Park, MI is a place where the fun doesn't stop. Spice up your weekend, give this place a call today.

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Report | 2 years ago
Fun staff. Lots of positive energy and laughs. Great place to go if you can't get behind a boat.
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Report | 2 years ago
This place rocks--so accessible for the whole family--pack a lunch and enjoy!
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Great place! Mitch was very helpful with beginners.
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According to an interview with mLive, Placid Wake Park's owner Scott Ferwerda can easily pinpoint the crown jewel of his wakeboarding park: a Sesitec System 2.0 cable that spans a 700-foot manmade lake.

"When you hit a rail and fall," Scott explains, the boat "has to come back and get you." Not so with cables. "With this, the operator sees you fall, stops the cable immediately, you swim 5 feet over to get a rope, and 10 seconds later, you are back up hitting the same things you just tried."

Riddled with optional obstacles, such as a pyramid playfully named the Ninja Turtle and a hydraulic rail on which to hide from creepy dragonflies, the cable lake is only one of Placid's two aquatic bodies. The boating lake branches out into three prongs, where wakeboarders, surfers, and waterskiers have the option to conquer currents the old-fashioned way—pulled by a boat and whistling the song from Steamboat Willie.

The park welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities, offering rental equipment and lessons with pro wakeboarders to individuals as well as families. On the shore, spectators can lounge on at picnic tables shaded by umbrellas or snag a front seat to the action atop an observation deck, and landlubbers can stay active by digging for seashells at the sand volleyball court.

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