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The Summer Playgrounds and Playtime in the Parks! programs offer fun, structured and positive activities for children ages 6-11 at convenient neighborhood sites throughout the summer. These programs are provided at no cost thanks to generous sponsors and donations.
Free lunches will be provided to children on scheduled program days. For lunch times or questions, please contact Share at 360-553-8064.
For other questions contact Kelly Lund at 360-487-7084.
Play Time in the Parks! Program
The program runs June 24 through August 19 (no program July 4) for summer 2019. Daily hours are 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Program sites are listed below. This is a FREE drop-in program that does NOT require registration. Lunch will be served promptly at 12:30 p.m. at the beginning of each program.
Hearthwood Park (801 NE Hearthwood Blvd.) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Image Elementary School (4400 NE 122nd Ave.) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
USDA Summer Lunch Program
Children (18 or under) who are members of food stamp households or TANF assistance units are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits at eligible program sites. The Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600.
We’re Using ePACT Network
Vancouver Parks and Recreation is now using ePACT for better safety and ease of use. Learn more about this partnership on our main camps page.
Sponsors Make it Happen!
We are able to bring safe structured recreation to some of our most economically challenged neighborhoods at no cost to families thanks to generous sponsors. Donations in support of these programs are accepted through the Parks Foundation of Clark County.
Thank you to our sponsor, the McClaskey Family Foundation, for supporting the Summer Playgrounds Program.
How to Register
The program runs June 24 through August 19 (no program July 4) for summer 2019. Daily hours are Monday-Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Program sites are listed below. To register or be added to the waitlist, call 360-487-7100 or stop by Marshall Community Center prior to attending.
Crestline Elementary School (13003 SE 7th St.)
Registration is limited to children living within the Crestline Elementary School boundary.
Evergreen Park (3500 E Fourth Plain Blvd.)
Registration is limited to children living within the Roosevelt, King, and Harney Elementary School boundaries.
Hough Elementary School (1900 Daniels St.)
Registration is limited to children living in the Hough Elementary School boundary.
Fees: FREE EVENT