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Registration is being accepted for the 2020 Playground Program scheduled to begin June 22, 2020.
Youth Activity Registration Form
PRCS staff are working with local health
officials to establish preventative measures, policies, procedures, and
activity modifications to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ensure participants
are as safe as possible. More details will be forthcoming in the next few weeks.
REGISTRATION OPTIONS: Requests are accepted for the Registered Playground Program on a first-come, first-served basis. Registrations will be entered in the order in which they are received. Placement is not guaranteed
FIRST YEAR KIDDIE KORNER PARTICIPANTS: Age verification is required by the first day of Playground programs. Verification in the form of a birth certificate, passport, state ID, or other government sanctioned document may be presented at registration or to the playground leader on the first day.
The PRCS Kiddie Korner, Future, Play It Again & BIGS summer playground programs provide creative fun and innovative learning experiences through organized games, field trips, free play and weekly special events. Each site is supervised by two college students extensively trained as playground leaders. The programs run for 9 weeks, Monday through Thursday, from mid-June through mid-August.
Play It Again
Grades 4 - 5 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Lockwood Park or Humble Park Community Center - locations are subject to change
The Drop - In Playground Program is a FREE nine week theme-oriented, non-registered drop in summer program that runs Monday - Thursday for neighborhood children 7 to 14 years of age. Recreational activities, special events, games, inter-park sports competitions and field trips will be held. Please note: Unlike the registered playground programs, playground leaders do not monitor with whom, how, or when children come and go from playground. Locations may be subject to change.
For more information call Duncan Cortez (262)636-9568.
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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