POP UP PLAY is a drop-in supervised outdoor program for youth offered at Dickinson public park locations. In June and July we will “Pop Up” at a park near you! Come find us this summer and enjoy crafts, games and activities for children 7-12. Children can participate in the supervised program during the duration of the time our staff are on site. Pop Up Play do not monitor with whom, how, or when children come and go from the playground. PURPOSE: To improve access to parks through social equity and equality for ALL through creative programming and community outreach! DATES/LOCATIONS: Monday, June 14th & 28th - Eagles Park (428 2nd Ave SW) Wednesday, June 16th & 30th - Kostelecky Park (1949 Prairie Ave) Monday, July 12th & 26th - Eagles Park (428 2nd Ave SW) Wednesday, July 14th & 28th - Kostelecky Park (1949 Prairie Ave) REQUIREMENTS:
- Ages 7-12
- Children under age 7 must be accompanied by someone ages 16+
- Program is free - no registration will be held
Dickinson Parks and Recreation offers young children the opportunity to interact with other children and explore hands on crafts. Craft stations will be set-up for children to make seasonal themed crafts and increase their fine motor skills. Join us after Kids Fit for a snack and Spring time crafts! Can't make it? No problem! Join us virtually - we'll post to Facebook when the virtual class is ready for you to do at your convenience. SEE YOU IN CLASS!
Dickinson Parks and Recreation offers a comprehensive, award winning safety education program sponsored in part by the Kiwanis Club. Children will practice "real life" safety situations in a miniature "city". Children will have fun learning about safety in the following areas: Pedestrian and bicycle safety, railroad crossings, animal safety, electrical safety, school bus safety, stranger danger, seat belts, pool safety, farm safety as well as calling 911 and what to do in an emergency situation. Special guests from the community will make appearances to demonstrate the safety topics addressed each day. SESSIONS: June 14-24 | 9:00-11:30 am or 1:00-3:30 pm REQUIREMENTS: Registration deadline is June 9. THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING SAFETY CITY SPONSORS! Eagles Club Kiwanis Club Rotary Club NW Tire St. Anthony Club Stark County Sheriff Department Dickinson Fire Department Dickinson Police Department Consolidated McDonalds
T-Ball is an introductory program to the game of baseball at its most basic level. Players will be introduced to the basic skills of throwing, catching, hitting, and running the bases. Participants will hit off the batting tee for entire program. REGISTER HERE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 5-6 years as of May 1, 2021. Baseball glove required. Registration deadline is June 16.
In this introductory tennis program, participants will experience the basic fundamental skills associated with the game of tennis in a fun, non-competitive learning environment. Racquets are provided if needed. SESSIONS: June 7-30 | 6-8 yr | 10:35-11:30 am June 7-30 | 9-11 yr | 9:30-10:25 am July 6-28 | 6-8 yr | 10:35-11:30 am July 6-28 | 9-11 yr | 9:30-10:25 am
Creativity is encouraged and a wide range of supplies are used to make their own masterpiece. Sign up for all four sessions! There will be unique goals and projects each week. Students will gain essential skills to create projects using creative expression. Supplies are included. SESSIONS: June 7-17 | Mon-Thu 9:00-10:15 am | 6-8 yr 10:30-11:45 am | 9-12 yr June 21-July 1 | Mon-Thu 9:00-10:15 am | 9-12 yr 10:30-11:45 am | 6-8 yr July 6-15 | Mon-Thu 12:30-1:45 pm | 6-8 yr 2:00-3:15 pm | 9-12 yr July 19-29 | Mon-Thu 12:30-1:45 pm | 9-12 yr 2:00-3:15 pm | 6-8 yr REQUIREMENTS: Registration deadline is Wednesday prior to each session.
Children will explore using a variety of materials to create an art piece of their own. Demonstration and assistance of the summer themed craft will be introduced each week. Participants will have the chance to increase their sensory and fine motor skills while getting messy. DATES: Mondays, July 12 | July 19 | July 26 | Aug 2 TIME: 10:00-11:00 am REQUIREMENTS: Children must be accompanied by an adult or someone age 16+. Registration Deadline is Wednesday prior to each class.
Dickinson Parks and Recreation along with the Optimist Club gives children the opportunity to have a structured fun filled morning at the park. Weekly themes and activities are planned by the staff providing for fun times all summer long. Enjoy free time on the play equipment, crafts, songs, and games are all part of this supervised Play Park program. Children must bring a water bottle and snack. Tennis shoes and comfortable clothing adaptable for weather is required. Must be age 4 by the session end date. DAY/TIME: Each session runs Mon-Thu 9:30 am-12 pm SESSIONS: June 7 - 17 June 21 - July 1 July 6 - 15 July 19 - 29 REQUIREMENTS: Children must bring a water bottle and snack each day. Tennis shoes and comfortable clothing (adaptable to weather) are required. Must be age 4 by end of session date.