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RACINE – A free drop-in playground program for kids ages 7-14 is being hosted by The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) at a number of city neighborhood parks. Beginning June 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, leaders will provide organized recreational activities at the following parks:

  • Greencrest Park, 3234 Drexel Ave.
  • Matson Park, 1110 South St.
  • Hantschel Park, 5400 Byrd Ave.
  • Solbraa Park, 3825 16th St.
  • Bryant Community Center, 601 21st St.
  • Tyler-Domer Community Center, 2301 12th St.
  • Additional Locations TBD
Hantschel Park – Credit: City of Racine PCRS

Drop-in Playground Program

During the drop-in playground program hours, each playground site will be supervised by two college student leaders, who have been trained in facilitating safe and diverse programs.

Solbraa Park – Credit: City of Racine PCRS

Leaders will be providing organized recreational activities including:

  • Weekly themed special events
  • Games
  • Field Trips
  • Inter-park sports competitions

Important Information

It is vitally important to note that the drop-in program is not a childcare program, and there is no system to monitor when, or with whom, children arrive or leave.

Information about PRCS events may be found online; by visiting the PRCS main office at 800 Center St, Room127; or by calling 262-636-9131. Follow PRCS on Facebook.


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