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7.01.2013

Park and Rec Month {Aloha Summer 7/1 – 6}

Aloha summer! It is National Park and Recreation Month through July and we are ready to celebrate!

Freezer Mondays - FREE ALL MONTH LONG! Wylie Recreation Center is handing out snow cones every Monday, through July 22, 2 – 3 pm (or until we run out). Bart Peddicord Community Center is treating guests ages 55 years and older to fruit slushes at the same time.

Theme Dress - On Friday, 7/5 wear your best Hawaiian shirts and skirts. Tag your swag #parkrecluv and #iheartwylierec.

Also this week –

Monday
Senior Luau - Fun, food and friends! Includes live Hula Dance performance at Bart Peddicord Community Center for ages 55 years and up, 9 am – 1 pm.

Tuesday
Limbo Contest - How low can you go? Challenge your friends in this traditional party game for prizes at Wylie Recreation Center, open to all ages, 10 – 10:30 am. A Rec Pass is required.

Hula Hoop Contest - Round and round it goes. When it stops ... you are OUT! Contest for fun and prizes at Wylie Recreation Center, open to all ages, 10:30 – 11 am. A Rec Pass is required.

Omnikin Volleyball - Classic summer game with a 36” ball at Wylie Recreation Center, open to ages 7 years and up. A Rec Pass is required.

Wednesday
Water Slides - Beat the heat in our front yard! Vertical Rush Slip N Slide and Tropical Jump and Slide at Wylie Recreation Center, open to ages 3 years and up, 9 am – 1 pm. Waiver required prior to participation.

Coconut Roll - Bocce has gone coco-nutty in this fun summer game at Bart Peddicord Community Center, open to ages 55 years and up, 10 am – 12 pm.

Coconut Bowl - Knock down pineapple pins with a coconut at Wylie Recreation Center, open to all ages, 10 am – 12 pm.

Friday
Pineapple Toss - Play with your food! Greatest distance wins at Bart Peddicord Community Center, open to ages 55 year and up, 10 am – 12 pm.

Volleyball - Enjoy this classic summer game at Wylie Recreation Center, open to ages 7 year and up, 11 am – 9 pm. A Rec Pass is required.

Coconut Climb - Race to the top of the 26’ coconut trees at Wylie Recreation Center, open to ages 5 years and older, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Luau - Live music, professional hula dancers, limbo contests, games and instructional hula dance. Free event, bring money for food trucks at Wylie Recreation Center, open to all ages, 6:30 – 9:30 pm.

Food Truck Frenzy - A little taste of Austin – the hottest trend in food right here in Wylie at Wylie Recreation Center, during the Luau.

Saturday
PreK Party – Let’s Luau - Shake that grass skirt and limbo! Learn about the Hawaiian traditions and cultural activities. Sample the tropical sounds, sights and tastes of the magical islands. Preregistration by 7/2 and parent participation required. Register $9 per child at the Center or online. Includes parent. Party at Wylie Recreation Center and open to ages 2 – 5 years, 10:30 am – 12 pm.

Let the world know why you love Wylie Parks and Recreation. All month long, tag your pics with us!
#parkrecluv
#iheartwylierec

Check out more than 60 extra reasons to “HEART” Wylie Parks and Recreation during the month of July. Most activities are FREE unless otherwise indicated.

Check out our flyer, or browse online.

Recreation Manager
City of Wylie