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City of Racine, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department
"Fall-in to Playgrounds" is a theme-oriented free program supervised by two college student leaders who
receive extensive in-service training. All playground sites are diverse, safe
and provide organized group activities designed to foster lifelong 21st
century skills such as team-building & strategy, communication, creative
problem-solving, self-awareness, self-confidence, and leadership. There is no fee required to attend and no
registration is necessary.
For Ages: 7-14
Dates: September 8 - October 22, 2020
Times: Monday-Thursday; 2:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus and to ensure the program is as
safe as possible, PRCS will continue to follow all preventative covid-19 safety
measures developed under the guidance of the City of Racine Health Department
and within the guidelines of both state and local recommendations.
Registered Summer Playground Program Information
THE 2020 SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM HAS ENDED. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING! LOOK FOR 2021 REGISTRATION INFORMATION IN FEBRUARY 2021.
The PRCS Kiddie Korner, Future, Play It Again & BIGS summer playground programs provide creative fun and innovative learning experiences through organized games, field trips, free play and weekly special events. Each site is supervised by two college students extensively trained as playground leaders. The programs run for 9 weeks, Monday through Thursday, from mid-June through mid-August.
Play It Again
Grades 4 - 5 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Lockwood Park or Humble Park Community Center - locations are subject to change
The Drop - In Playground Program is a FREE nine week theme-oriented, non-registered drop in summer program that runs Monday - Thursday for neighborhood children 7 to 14 years of age. Recreational activities, special events, games, inter-park sports competitions and field trips will be held. Please note: Unlike the registered playground programs, playground leaders do not monitor with whom, how, or when children come and go from playground. Locations may be subject to change.
For more information call Duncan Cortez (262)636-9568.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department mission: to preserve our parks and open spaces and provide essential recreational programs and cultural services in a safe, professional, and friendly manner.
The department manages parks totaling over 1,100 acres, 5 community centers, and many other facilities to provide a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department (PRCS)
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: PRCS accepts Visa and Master Card, cash, and checks for all registrations and program payments.
WPRA tickets may only be purchased with Visa or Mastercard, or a cash payment.
Our Activities & Sports Hotline is a recorded message regarding cancellations for softball, volleyball, and basketball. The hotline number is: 637-7678 and is accessible 24 hours. Other league information is available by joining our Facebook groups.
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