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City of Racine, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
All public events upon park grounds (this includes the use of the Lake Michigan and Root River Pathways) require permits. The PRCS Department strongly encourages all event organizers to begin the permit process a minimum of 180 days (new events) or 90 days (returning event) prior to your event. Advertising of public event locations is prohibited until the organizer has received all required permissions to hold the event.
Please review the documents below carefully.
Public Event Guide, Policies & Procedures
Public Event Application
Certificate of Insurance Example
To check availability of a park location and date or for questions related to public events please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have an event or activity to advertise? We offer a program allowing you to post signs & banners in specific parks for up to 30 days. A permit fee, deposit and certificate of liability of insurance is required. Please see the application below for more details. If you have any questions, please contact our office at (262) 636-9131.
Signs & Banners Application
General Park Information
Stage on Wheels
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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