City of Shawnee

Free Fun for Parks & Rec Month

Free Fun for Parks & Rec Month
Posted on 07/01/2018
July is National Parks & Recreation Month and we are so excited to celebrate it with some fun, free events!

We are kicking off with Yoga in the Park on Wednesday, July 11 at Erfurt Park from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Bring your own mat and water bottle and get ready for an awesome beginners’ yoga practice with Diane Doolin from Reach into Wellness!

July 14 is our annual Dive-In Movie Night! Come out to the Soetaert Aquatic Center at 8:00 p.m. with your favorite floaty to watch Paddington 2 with your family and friends under the stars.

Touch-A-Truck is Wednesday, July 18 at Herman Laird Park from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. with tons of fun for your little kiddos! Bring them out to explore fire trucks, tractors, bobcats and more!

We are concluding Parks & Rec month with our Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 28 starting at 7:30 a.m. Kids ages 5-15 are welcome to join us at Erfurt Park for a fun morning of fishin’! Awards will be presented at 10:45 a.m., and you do not need to be present to win.

We can’t wait for you to help us celebrate National Parks & Recreation Month!