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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
Held at North Beach in Racine, this recreational volleyball program is open to youth of all skill levels in grades 6 - 12. The program is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 - 11 a.m. from June - August. Registration for the 2019 Season begins April 15, 2019. Registration Form: Youth Sand Volleyball
city-wide, free competition open to boys and girls aged 9 to 14. This
track and field competition has a decades-long history and the winner of
each event moves on to a regional competition.
For ages 9-14 as of December 31 of the current year.
Rain Date: TBD
Registration forms available beginning April 1, 2020. Participants may compete in up to three events. Call Duncan Cortez at 636-9568 for more information.
This competition is held in July at the Pershing Skate Park, 1000 Pershing Dr. in Racine. The event features scooter, skateboard and BMX bike competitions in four age groups (11 & under, 12-14, 15-17 and 18 & up). Awards are presented to the top four scorers in each age group. Registration is taken on site for a fee of $5 (may be subject to change).
Scooter Competition: TBD
Lake F/X Skateboard Competition: TBD
BM-X-TREME Bike Competition: TBD
A positive & safe learning experience open to all levels of skiers ages 7 - 17 and snowboarders ages 10 - 17.
An Orientation and Membership meeting will be held TBD. Registration is required and space is limited. Contact Duncan Cortez at (262) 636-9568 to reserve a spot.
Ski/Snowboard Nights at Alpine Valley: Members may choose from a Monday or Wednesday night program.
Fees: $130 includes a club fee of $4, an $18 Alpine Valley member card, six club night lift tickets ($18 each), and one free lesson. Ski and snowboard rentals are an additional $18 per night. (Fees may be subject to change).
Alpine Valley offers the following services:
Three high-speed quad chairs
Runs for every level and style of skier/boarder
State-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming equipment
Two cafeteria restaurants, one sit-down dining room
PA-system for paging
Free check-in of ski/snowboard equipment
Four wonder carpets
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