Thursday, June 4, 2009

Free Summer Playground Program Offered by Battle Ground Parks & Recreation

A Battle Ground Parks & Recreation traveling summer playground program will be making its way to six local neighborhood parks this summer! The free 10-week drop-in program is designed for children ages 4 to 10 and will bring a variety of arts & crafts and sports & games directly to local neighborhoods. Weekly themes include Forest Pals; Celebrate America; Pirates; The Great Outdoors; Science Craze; Dinosaurs; Wet & Wild; Clowning Around; Fish Tales and Harry Potter! Parents are encouraged to attend and participate with their children.

The program runs each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from June 23rd through August 27th at the following locations:


June 23 – August 25

Kiwanis Park

422 SW 4th Ave

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

McConnell Park

NW 24th & NW 8th St

3:00 – 5:00 pm


June 24 – August 26

Horsethief Park

SW 11th St & SW 24th Ave

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Central Park

414 East Main St

3:00 – 5:00 pm


June 25 – August 27

Florence Robison Park

1901 NW 9th St

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cresap Park

307 SE 18th Way

3:00 – 5:00 pm

This is the first summer program organized by the City’s new Parks & Recreation Department. A $4,000 grant from the Clark County Parks Foundation will help fund the program.

Come outside and play! For more information about the Summer Playground Program or the Battle Ground Parks & Recreation Department visit the City’s website at or call 360-342-5380.

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