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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
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 - Under review
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
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