Ramona Park is one of Portage's larger parks and one of the only ones with an admission charge. It features several sports fields for football, soccer, and softball, a playground, a fishing pier on Long Lake, and a swimming beach.
Ramona Park 8600 South Sprinkle Road Portage, MI (near the corner of Zylman and South Sprinkle Roads)
I teach economics at Kalamazoo College. My wife is also an economist. We were on sabbatical in Europe for the 2014-15 academic year. (Salamanca, Spain, followed by Oxford, UK.) We were in Uruguay for the 2006-7 academic year.