Kelowna parks ready for play this summer

The City of Kelowna’s annual Park & Play program is underway. Families are invited to join city staff weeknights throughout the summer for free family fun.

The City of Kelowna’s annual Park & Play program is underway. Families are invited to join city staff weeknights throughout the summer for free family fun.

A variety of sports, relay races and family activities will be organized by a team of knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff, encouraging families to play together.

“Kelowna has beautiful outdoor spaces in communities across the city,” said Sarah Semeniuk, City of Kelowna recreation technician. “And through this free series of local events we are encouraging families to get to know their neighbours and have good, active fun with their children.”

The program is featured in 10 neighbourhood parks throughout the city for this eight-week period, Monday to Friday evenings, from 5 to 8 p.m. or dusk.

The schedule outlined below outlines the Park & Play locations and dates.

Loseth Park—Rutland/Black Mountain off Highway 33 at Loseth Drive) Mondays, July 4, 11, 18 & 25

Strathcona Park,—Abbott Street & Strathcona Avenue, Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19 & 26

Matera Glen Park—Glenmore at Glen Park Drive & Matera Avenue, Wednesdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27

Duggan Park—Bernard Avenue between Highland Drive S & Elm Street, Thursdays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28

Mugford Park—Rutland at 425 Stetson Street, Fridays, July 8, 15, 22 & 29

Quilchena Park—Kettle Valley, 347 Quilchena Dr.) Mondays, August 1, 8, 15 & 22

South Kelowna Centennial Park—4194 Spiers Rd.,  Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16 & 23

Sutherland Park—700 Ellis St.,  Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17 & 24

Ben Lee Park—Rutland, 900 Houghton Rd., Thursdays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25

Wigglesworth Park—Rutland, 444 Wigglesworth Cres., Fridays, August 5, 12, 19 & 26

Participants are reminded that parents and/or guardians are responsible for the care and supervision of their children.

 

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