Ontario Proclaims May 21, 2022 as Kids to Parks Day

May 18, 2022

Kids to Parks Day is a national day of outdoor play celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May in partnership with the National Park Trust.  The National Park Trust is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to “preserve parks today and create park stewards for tomorrow.”  The day connects kids and families with their local, state, and national parks and public lands through thousands of park events that promote discovery and exploration in the great outdoors. 
The Ontario Recreation & Community Services Department will celebrate Kids to Parks Day this Saturday, May 21, 2022, with activities provided at five park locations throughout Ontario.  This program provides a great opportunity for Ontario residents to get outside and create fun family experiences.  Residents are encouraged to visit multiple park locations throughout the City to learn about the City’s park system and enjoy park amenities and services.
Five specific locations will have fun activities for families to enjoy and a different mascot pin to collect.  Here are the special activities that will be hosted at each location: 
Celebration Park North
4980 S. Celebration Avenue
9 AM - 11 AM
Mascot: Recycle Roo
Water play themed activities and NERF dart games

Vineyard Park 
1400 E. 6th Street
10 AM - 12 PM
Mascot: Charlie the Bat
Field games, a bubble area, and inflatable bowling 

Anthony Muñoz Hall of Fame Park 
1240 W. 4th Street
11 AM - 1 PM
Mascot: Rec Shark
Bubble soccer, provide free swimming assessments, and field games

Ontario Town Square
224 N. Euclid Avenue
12 PM - 2 PM
Mascot: Jasper the Ant
Field games, a chalk art station, and parachutes lawn games
De Anza Park 
1405 S. Fern Avenue
1 PM - 3 PM
Mascot: Rec Dog
Park fitness activities, art activities, science demonstrations, Teen Studio performances, and yoga in the park
Residents can find more information about this event and all other programs, classes, and activities by following the Recreation & Community Services Department on social media, by visiting www.OntarioCA.gov/SpecialEvents or by calling (909) 395-2020.
About the City of Ontario
The City of Ontario is enhancing the quality-of-life by creating urban lifestyle districts that create sustainable places to live, work and play.  Located just east of Los Angeles and Orange counties, the City of Ontario is ideally situated as a gateway to Southern California. With major freeways, rail transportation and an International Airport, Ontario invites the rest of the world to be a part of a culturally diverse community with rich history that is well positioned for quality development and economic sustainability for its residents. Complementing its business and residential core, Ontario offers premium entertainment venues such as the Ontario Convention Center, Toyota Arena, and Ontario Mills. To learn more about the City of Ontario, visit OntarioCA.gov or call (909) 395-2000.

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