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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
Contact Us Online
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
Tickets from area attractions 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.
WPRA Attraction Ticket Information
Enjoy a Pop-Up
Biergarten in one of the most beautiful parks the City of Racine has to offer.
Live Music on Friday and Saturday nights, a Sunday afternoon activity with
What's Up Racine, yard games, food trucks, and lots of summer biergarten fun!
The last Biergarten of the season schedule:
August 29 –
September 1 – Lakeview Park
Thursday: 5-9 PM
Friday: 4-9 PM
Saturday: 12-9 PM
For more information, please check out our website: http://cityofracine.org/ParksRec/Events/Biergarten or our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RPRCS/events
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.
***Dates are tentative and subject to change.
Playground Parades - 4th of July
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.
Tentative 2020 Parade Schedule:
Parades start at 6:30 p.m. on TBD
18 Annual Lake F/X Games has concluded! Please check out our FB page for the results and photos of the event!
Pershing Skate Park
For results and photos of the competition: New Link
When: March 15, 2020
Where: Castle Lanes
To Register: TBD
For additional information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jeanne Brenner at (262) 636-9416 or Jason Mars at (262) 636-9454
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 2020 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.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Caron Butler – Seeing is Believing
City of Racine
United Health Care
Gruber Law Offices
Community Action Agency
With Volunteer Support From the African American Business Council
For more information on Nancy Lieberman Charities, Caron Butler, and Dr. Joy, please visit their websites:
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