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City of Racine, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
A complete listing of attraction tickets may be found at TICKET INFORMATION.
Tickets are available for purchase by submitting a TICKET ORDER FORM to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing to PRCS Ticket Order, 800 Center St, Room 127, Racine WI 53403.
You will be contacted for payment over the phone once your order is received. PRCS accepts MasterCard and Visa for payment. Staff will arrange ticket pick-up details with you at the time of purchase.
All ticket purchases are final; refunds are not provided for any reason and lost/stolen tickets are unable to be replaced.
Tickets fare valid for the dates listed for each attraction, many of which extend through December and into future seasons. Tickets will be available while quantities last.
Free family fun in the parks! Family favorites are chosen and shown at various park locations throughout the City of Racine June - August.
All movies start at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). Games and activities will be available prior to the showing. No pets, please.
***Dates are tentative and subject to change.
The Playground Parades (also known as the Doll Buggy Parades) have been a tradition in the parks for nearly 100 years. 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 parades are open to all families who wish to participate, and spectators who wish to cheer on the children and all their hard work!
Tentative 2020 Parade Schedule:
Parades start at 6:30 p.m. on TBD
The annual Lake F/X Games is an annual competition held at the Pershing Skate Park. It features scooter, skateboard, and BMX Bike competitions for ages 11 and up. Registration is taken onsite for a small fee.
*In inclement weather, date is tentative and subject to change.
Please check out our FB page for more information.
2019 was the inaugural season of the Belle City Biergarten and we are excited for this annual activity to continue! The biergarten is family friendly (sorry, no pets please), with games, music, and activities for the whole family to enjoy!
Follow our FB page for more information!
You're invited to join City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services for a fun-filled afternoon with family, friends, food and bowling!
All proceeds benefit PRCS youth programs.
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Where: Castle Lanes, 5615 Castle Court, Racine
Cost: $20 per person includes 3 games of bowling, shoes, and an event t-shirt.
Bowling Fundraiser Registration Form
Registration deadline: Concluded
Interested in promoting your business? Consider becoming a sponsor for our event. Our sponsors are what makes this a success!
Bowling Fundraiser Sponsorship Form
The event is loaded with fun activities, music, snacks, and contests! (sorry, no pets please)
2020 event has been cancelled.
Our inaugural event in 2019 paved the way for this now annual event. 2020 event has been cancelled.
Where: Cesar Chavez Community Center
Cost: Admission & activities are free; food & merchandise are available for an additional fee
Juneteenth represents the joy of freedom – the chance for a new beginning!
All Activities are free. Food, drink, and vendor merchandise is available for purchase.
Date: TBD 2021 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Dr. John Bryant Community Center 601 Caron Butler Drive Racine
Juneteeth Day page for more information.
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The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department mission: to preserve our parks and open spaces and provide essential recreational programs and cultural services in a safe, professional, and friendly manner.
The department manages parks totaling over 1,100 acres, 5 community centers, and many other facilities to provide a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department (PRCS)
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: PRCS accepts Visa and Master Card, cash, and checks for all registrations and program payments.
WPRA tickets may only be purchased with Visa or Mastercard, or a cash payment.
Our Activities & Sports Hotline is a recorded message regarding cancellations for softball, volleyball, and basketball. The hotline number is: 637-7678 and is accessible 24 hours. Other league information is available by joining our Facebook groups.
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