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Park & Play in neighbourhood parks this summer

July 03, 2013 - 2:40 PM

Members of the media are invited to the City’s fifth annual Park & Play event to kick off a summer of playing in some of the city’s great neighbourhood parks.

Date: Thursday, July 4
Time: 5 to 8 p.m.
Location: Kinsmen Park, 2600 Abbott St.

Park & Play is a free neighbourhood program that runs weeknights throughout the summer. Taking place in various parks across the city, the program encourages families to play together in their neighbourhood park while meeting their neighbours. On Thursday, July 4, City staff will bring Park & Play to Kinsmen Park and Parks Alive! will join in on the fun from 6 to 9 p.m. Children and parents can play in the park, bounce in the inflatable castles and listen to great music.

Other dates and locations for Park & Play include:

Loseth Park (Rutland/Black Mountain) Monday, July 8, 15, 22, 29

Curlew Park* (Kettle Valley) Tuesday, July 2, 9, 16, 23

Matera Glen Park (Glenmore) Wednesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24

Kinsmen Park (Central) Thursday, July 4, 11, 18, 25

Mugford Park (Rutland) Friday, July 5, 12, 19, 26

South Kelowna Centennial Park (South East Kelowna) Monday, August 5, 12, 19, 26

Sumac Park (Rutland) Tuesday, July 30, August 6, 13, 20

Golfview Park (Glenmore) Wednesday, July 31, August 7, 14, 21

Gerstmar Park (Rutland) Thursday, August 1, 8, 15, 22

Jack Robertson Park* (Glenmore) Friday, August 2, 9, 16, 23

* New Park & Play locations.

Parents and guardians are reminded that they are responsible for the care and supervision of their children. They are also encouraged to use active transportation such as walking or biking and to bring their own reusable water bottles.

For more information about Park & Play, call the Parkinson Recreation Centre at 250-469-8800 or visit or under events.

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