River Oaks County Park is a real sports park with a dozen soccer fields, softball diamonds, a model airplane field, and plenty of parking. The park also offers picnic shelters, some hiking trails and a boat ramp on Morrow Lake, an impoundment of the Kalamazoo River.
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.