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The mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation is to preserve our parks and open spaces and provide essential recreational programs and cultural services in a safe, professional and friendly manner.
The Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department has parks totaling over 1,100 plus acres. Five community centers and many other facilities are available providing a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department
City Hall Annex Building:
800 Center Street, Room 127
Racine, WI 53403
Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. (Open Lunch Hour)
Monday - Friday
262-636-9131 - PHONE
262-636-9277 - FAX
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Payment Information The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department accepts Master Card and Visa Card, cash and checks for all registrations, and programs payments. WPRA Ticket's may only be purchased with Master Card and Visa Card or a cash payment.
Activities & Sports Hotline Dial 637-7678 for softball, volleyball and basketball cancellations. This is a twenty-four hour service with recorded information.
City of Racine, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Castle Lanes, 5615 Castle Court
Check-In begins at 12:00 p.m.
Bowling begins at 1:00 p.m.
Sponsorship information may be found here:
Bowling Fundraiser Sponsorship Form 2018
To register to bowl, please complete and return the 2018 Bowling Fundraiser Registration form:
Bowling Fundraiser Registration Form 2018
Children throughout Racine carry on this annual Independence Day celebration by building small floats and decorating bikes, wagons, scooters...and themselves...to march through the city's area parks and neighborhoods. The parade is open to all families who wish to participate. Visit this page in June 2018 for locations and times.
Free family fun! All movies start at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). Games and activities will be available prior to the showing. Please bring your own blankets, lawn chairs, insect repellent, snacks and soft drinks. Pets are not allowed.
Here's our tentative 2018 Schedule (Titles will be announced in June):
June 23 Solbraa Park, 3825 Sixteenth St.
June 30 Lockwood Park, 4300 Graceland Blvd.
July 7 TBA
July 14 Humble Park, 2218 Blaine Ave.
July 28 Matson Park, 1110 South St.
August 7 Douglas Park, 2221 Douglas Ave.
Tickets from area attractions will begin to arrive in May and will be sold through August. WPRA tickets are valid for the dates listed for each attraction, many of which extend through December! Tickets will be available while quantities last.
Purchase tickets Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. (except holidays) at the PRCS office. We accept cash, MasterCard and Visa for payment on ticket purchases. All ticket purchases are final; we are unable to provide refunds or replace lost or stolen tickets.
Check back in April for information about 2018 attractions.
The 2018 Gus Macker Tournament is tentatively scheduled for July 21 & 22, 2018.
The Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is open to all ages and skill levels. Teams are compiled into similar size, age and experience brackets, so all games will be competitive and fun…especially now with REGISTERED OFFICIALS on every court!
This event will have plenty to offer with various special events, numerous vendors, a kid’s area, and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit PRCS youth programs throughout the year!
Check back in April for more information on tournament registration.
Interested in becoming a sponsor, vendor or volunteer? Contact PRCS at 262-636-9131 for more information on how you can get involved!
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