National Parks & Recreation Month

July is National Parks & Recreation Month!

“Where Community Grows”

This year’s theme — “Where Community Grows”  celebrates the vital role park and recreation professionals play in bringing people together, providing essential services and fostering the growth of our communities.


Scavenger Hunt

From July 1st to August 30th, visit each of the Parks listed on the activity sheet to gather all of the unique code words. The code words will then create a sentence. Those who submit a completed scavenger hunt will be entered to win a prize!

Scavenger Hunt Worksheet



Build – A – Bubble 

July 19th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Oak Park

Come out to Oak Park and help us fill the skies with bubbles! We will have bubble-making stations where you can build a giant bubble wand. Complimentary bubbles will be handed out to all attending children (while supplies last).


Cardboard Canoe Race

July 6th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Roosevelt Park Pool

Race to the finish line in your homemade cardboard canoe! Teams consist of 2 to 4 members; however, only 1-2 members can be in the boat for the race. We will have 3 categories this year. 4th to 7th grade, 8th to 12th grade, and an adult 18 and up category. The grade is based on the 2022-2023 school year. Prizes for first to the finish line, most dramatic sinking, and more! See rules and registration below.

Cardboard Canoe Race Rules



Family Bonfire

July 30th, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Oak Park

Bring the whole family out to Oak Park for a bonfire! S’more supplies will be provided.