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The mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation is to preserve our parks and open spaces and provide essential recreational programs and cultural services in a safe, professional and friendly manner.
The Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department has parks totaling over 1,100 plus acres. Five community centers and many other facilities are available providing a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department
City Hall Annex Building:
800 Center Street, Room 127
Racine, WI 53403
Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. (Open Lunch Hour)
Monday - Friday
262-636-9131 - PHONE
262-636-9277 - FAX
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Payment Information The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department accepts Master Card and Visa Card, cash and checks for all registrations, and programs payments. WPRA Ticket's may only be purchased with Master Card and Visa Card or a cash payment.
Activities & Sports Hotline Dial 637-7678 for softball, volleyball and basketball cancellations. This is a twenty-four hour service with recorded information.
City of Racine, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
Tickets from area attractions arrive in May and will be sold through August. WPRA tickets are valid for the dates listed for each attraction, many of which extend through December! Tickets will be available while quantities last.
Purchase tickets Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. (except holidays) at the PRCS office. We accept cash, MasterCard and Visa for payment on ticket purchases. All ticket purchases are final; we are unable to provide refunds or replace lost or stolen tickets.
WPRA Attraction Ticket Information
June 15 at Solbraa Park
June 29 at Lockwood Park
July 13 at Lakeview Park
August 3 at Matson Park
August 6 Douglas Park
Free family fun! All movies start at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). Games and activities will be available prior to the showing. Please bring your own blankets, lawn chairs, insect repellent, snacks and soft drinks. Pets are not allowed.
***Movie titles to be announced in Spring. Dates are tentative and subject to change.
Playground Parades - 4th of July
Children throughout Racine carry on this annual Independence Day celebration by building small floats and decorating bikes, wagons, scooters...and themselves...to march through the city's area parks and neighborhoods. The parades are open to all families who wish to participate.
Tentative 2019 Parade Schedule:
Parades start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019 (subject to change).
When: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: Check-in - 12 p.m. Bowling begins at 1 p.m.
5615 Castle Court
Racine, WI 53406
Cost: $20/bowler (includes: 3 games of bowling, shoes, and event t-shirt)
(Team of 5 is required. If you do not have a team and would like to participate please contact (262) 636-9131.)
To Register: Registration is closed - All lanes are filled
For additional information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jeanne Brenner at (262) 636-9416 or Jason Mars at (262) 636-9454
Thank you to our SPONSORS!!!
Earl Heffel Son Inc.
Erickson Auto Trim
Industrial Finishing Co of Racine Inc
Mario's Restuarant & Sports Bar
Nagra Pump & Pantry LLC
Nielsen Madsen & Barber
Old Timers Athletic Club of Racine
Racine Municipal Employees Credit Union
Simply Lesia LLC
Straightline Grading & Excavating
The Nyboe Family
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