July is Park & Rec Month

This July, our nation celebrates July is Park and Recreation Month! Every day, in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. We have started to redefine the field of parks and recreation as an essential, vital necessity by sharing how park and recreation professionals are tackling our most pressing environmental and social challenges.

Our citizens will be able to join each other in a virtual celebration including art contests and family activities. You can check out our current parks and facilities days and hours at our parks update page. The theme for this is year is “We are Parks and Recreation.” It will highlight and showcase all the efforts of the Recreation Services’ amazing team members who make parks and recreation great! Please check back weekly for calendar updates on activities and events!

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Keep an eye out for signs in our parks all month long, and be sure to share your selfies with us using #BocaRecreation!

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Things to do during National Park & Recreation Month

Sun, July 5
Mon, July 6
Tue, July 7
Wed, July 8
Thu, July 9
Fri, July 10
Sat, July 11
Who's up for a good song? Learn the summer camp leadership song "Bo-Diddily-Bop!"
Stay safe in the water this summer! The National Drowning Prevention Alliance has safety tips to make sure you and your family enjoy your time in the pool and ocean to it's fullest!
Having fun in our Boca Raton parks? Take a Selfie in the Park and share it with us on social media using #BocaRecreation! 

Take part in our 1st annual "Arts of Parks" community juried art contest for a chance to win up to $100 in Amazon gift cards. Submit your art in any medium (paint, pencil, music, poetry, film, sculpture, photographs, dance... ANYTHING)! 
How about some hoops? Be like Mike...or LeBron...or Luka...or YOU at one of the many basketball courts located throughout the City of Boca Raton!
Go on a nature walk! Whether on a trail at one of our City parks or even just in your backyard, you'll be surprised what you find. Here's some things that you and your family can look for:
Pick a cloud...any cloud? What do you see? A duck? A mountain? Let your imagination run wild!