“A change is as good as a rest.” -Stephen King

Safe Spaces

The following is a list of relaxation options in the Kalamazoo County area; it is meant to offer a sample of activities to choose from that are more casual, although they may also offer more energetic activities as well.  It is hoped that they can be useful in helping individuals find a place to simply relax, get away from stressors and other tasks, and just focus a bit more on themselves.

If one is looking for groups and locations where one can meet other individuals with psychological conditions, please see the Peers page.


Kalamazoo County Parks and Expo Center

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA)

Kalamazoo Nature Center

Kalamazoo Public Library (has multiple locations)

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kzoo Cat Cafe & Rescue

OutFront Kalamazoo

W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary

YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo