Downtown Byron Center is where you’ll find a variety of retail shoppes and local eateries. It’s a small community with many of the conveniences and amenities of larger towns. There’s also a Tanger Outlets shopping center near 131 as this smaller community becomes more of a regional place to live, work and shop. Whistlestop Park is one example of the great amenities that are offered to the Byron Center residents. Baseball and softball fields plus a community center are the home of both Youth and Adult leagues which highlight the strong sense of community that you find here. Also nearby you’ll find the Railside Golf Club and community with it’s beautiful golf course. Nearby you’ll find a great running and biking trail which was part of the rails to trails project and connects all the way to Grand Rapids.
Byron Center is a blue ribbon school with a high school that has just over 1,000 students and has been steadily growing. The education here is top notch, where all the scores in the standardized testing were consistently 5-15% higher than state average.