Celebrate Kids to Parks Day by enjoying the wide variety of family activities available at MCMP. Check out our website, or call WRA for full schedule and description. Nominal fees may apply for some activities.
PICKLEBALL Volney Rogers Field No fee 10 am- Noon
Want a fun new challenge? USA Pickball Association Ambassador Wesley DePoy
will be on hand to share the basics of this active game. We provide equipment.
SCAVENGER HUNT Mill Creek MetroParks Farm No fee 10 am-1 pm
On this nationally recognized day of getting kids outside to explore, enjoy
a scavenger hunt at the MetroParks Farm for a special prize.
PAR 3 – GOLF Wick Recreation Area (Par3) 10 am-7 pm
Never found the right time to try out the short holes with the family? Make it today!
Enjoy a round at the Par 3 with your young ones. Family Fun Night Pricing will apply
from 3 pm to close. Regular Par3Rates apply at other times.
BATTING Wick Recreation Area (Par3) 10 am-7:00 pm
Stop by and hit a few balls in our 4 hardball, slow to fast pitch cages.
Helmets/bats provided, regular rates apply. $1/1 token or $5/7tokens.
SOCCER Bears Den Meadow/ Across from Bear’s Den Cabin No fee 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Bring your kiddos to the park and have them burn off some energy, while
Brandon Fotiuk teaches you the basics of soccer. Balls provided.
PEDAL BOATING Lake Glacier Boathouse 11:30 am-6 pm
Work as a team to pedal and explore all the way around Lake Glacier. Adult
must rent boat and accompany younger riders. Regular Pedal Boat Rates apply.
VOLLEYBALL Wick Recreation Area (Par3) No fee 10 am – 7 pm
One volleyball court will be reserved all day for Family Outdoor Day participants.
Just join in the game! Balls provided.
TENNIS Wick Recreation Area (Par3) No fee 12 pm-2 pm
Tennis courts will be reserved for Family Outdoor Day participants from
noon until 2pm for you and your family to enjoy! Tennis rackets and balls will be provided.
NATURALIST HIKE Ford Nature Center No fee 1 pm-2:30 pm
Enjoy this afternoon hike to the Lily Pond with Volunteer Naturalist
Jim Thornton. It will be a moderate 2 mile hike.
YOGA Judge Morley Pavilion Lawn – Wick Recreation Area No fee 4 pm-5 pm
The whole family can enjoy a beginners yoga session instructed by
Shannon Shugart and Ali Nannicola from PūrYoga. Limited number of yoga
mats available for loan. Feel free to bring your own mat or towel.
DEK HOCKEY Wick Recreation Area (Par3) No fee 5 pm-7 pm
Try out the NEW Dek Hockey Rink! This fun variation of ice hockey is played using
a ball, either on foot or with inline skates. Rink will be reserved for Family Outdoor Day
participants from 5 to 7pm. Hockey sticks and pucks provided.
** Pick up a Family Outdoor Day punch card at any location and time listed above. Have staff or volunteer mark your card at each activity you participate in! Complete 4 of the activities, return the card to the Par 3 building at the Wick Recreation Area, and you will receive a coupon for a free
Lake Glacier Passenger Boat ride (good weekends only from Memorial Day to Labor Day). **