Lansing Mom’s Neighborhood Guide to Lansing’s West Side


You want to be in Lansing but not directly downtown? The West Side has so much to offer in terms of great neighborhoods, places to eat, shopping and more. Check out what Lansing’s West Side has to offer below and see if it is the right fit for you and your family!

Lansing Mom’s Family Favorites in Lansing’s West Side

Things to Do:

  • Sociallight Society | Lansing’s newest bookstore that is black owned, and by one of our favorite Mom’s is something you don’t want to miss.
  • Delta Township Parks | With 13 official parks there is something for everyone in Delta Township you to get you enjoying the great outdoors!
  • Delta Township District Library | Check out the library website to see what’s happening for the whole family.
  • East/West Pathway | The East West Pathway runs from Canal to Elmwood and is perfect for an outdoor walk.
  • Grand Woods Trail | Located in Grand Woods Park is a 2.4 mile loop perfect for a family hike.
  • Waverly Animal Hospital | For all your fur baby needs.
  • Rising Star Studio of Dance Arts | From classes for little ones to you bigs they’ve got you covered.
  • Dance City West | With opportunities for your competitive dancers with safety in mind this is the perfect spot!
  • Zap Zone | Get your laser tag game on with your littles for an hour or two of fun!
  • Waverly East Intermediate Pool Rental | Spend an hour and a half at the pool with a fun rental, great for parties and more!
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel | Consider the Crowne Plaza for the perfect stay-cation.
  • Lansing Mall | They’ve got all your shopping needs covered.
  • Horrocks Garden | Pick up your groceries, grab a pizza and a drink and relax in their beer garden for the perfect afternoon.

Groceries and Food Shopping

Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Schools and Daycares

Lansing Mom does not partner with, support or endorse any of the following schools, we have pulled these as a resource to you and encourage you to look at all options before making a decision on a school for your child. 

K-12 Schools

Public Schools

  • The District is home to Lansing Public Schools servicing kids grades K-12

Private Schools

  • Lansing Christian School
  • Resurrections School
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School
  • New Covenant Christian School
  • Lansing Catholic High School
  • Montessori Children’s House
  • Lansing Baptist School
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church & School-Lansing
  • Windemere Park Charter Academy
  • Lansing Charter Academy
  • Greater Lansing Adventist School
  • Woodcreek Montessori

Daycares and Pre-Schools

  • Pam’s Academy of Champions
  • Lansing Saginaw KinderCare
  • Stars Daycare & Preschool LLC
  • Educational Child Care Center
  • Small Folks Development Center Inc
  • Scribbles & Giggles Child Care Center
  • Oak Park YMCA Early Learning Center
  • Little Scholars Preparatory
  • Pine Street Head Start
  • Happy Elephant Child Care
  • CAACS Head Start
  • Trinity Lutheran Child Care Center
  • Little Blessings Learning Centers

Finished with the West Side and want to check out a different Neighborhood? Head back to The Neighborhood Guide here.



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