Spring into Summer Carnival
Step right up for summer fun! Youth can play old-fashioned, carnival-style games to win prizes! Registration for summer activities and passes for Garden Rapids at the Big Pool will also be available for purchase! Sign up today as we SPRING INTO SUMMER together!
Date: March 16th
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: GCPR Gym
Father Daughter Dance
Come on Barbie®! Let’s Go Party! All father figures and their daughters, age 0 through 6th grade, are invited to walk the pink carpet into a Barbie dance party! Wear your favorite Barbie® outfit, fancy dress, or your favorite blue jeans, enjoy music provided by DJ Brett Komlofske, and dance the night away. Photo ops will be available to capture the evening’s memories, and light refreshments will be provided.
Registration Begins: NOW!
Registration Deadline: January 19
Date: February 3
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: GCPR Gym
Fee: $30.00 per Dad and Daughter pair, ($10.00 for each extra girl in the same household.
Grade: 0-6th Grade
2024 Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic
Come see what the Easter Bunny has left for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Thousands of eggs will be hidden, all filled with candy and special prizes. We will also have various items up for raffle as well as a drawing for all kids participating! Purchase raffle tickets for $1 at the time of registration or at the event!
Date: March 30
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Deane Wiley Park and Softball Fields
Lunch provided - hot dogs, chips and drink
2024 Adult Easter Egg Hunt
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Summer Nights with GCPR
Stevens Park Concert Series
Silver Screen Saturday Nights
Schedule of Summer Park Events
|Russ & Debbie Tidwell
|Tom & Jerry
Winter With GCPR
2023 Basketball Turkey Shoot
Team up with your child and shoot baskets to win a Thanksgiving Turkey! This event will match a parent and child together. Parents may enter with more than one child, but may only win one turkey per family.
Pictures and Cookies with Santa
Want to take your picture with Santa? He is coming to visit the Garden City Parks and Recreation Center!! Come on down, talk to Santa, and get your picture taken with him in our studio! There will be milk, cookies, and coloring sheets available for kids before or after meeting Santa!
Letters to Santa
Want to write a letter to Santa Claus? We will be offering a special mailbox where kids can drop off a letter to Santa Claus! We will ship these letters to the North Pole for Santa to read and write back! In order to receive a letter back, you must supply a stamped return envelope for Santa to write back!
Mailbox opens: November 14
Mailbox closes: December 12
Snow Sculpture Contest
Garden City Parks and Recreation is looking for the best snow sculptures in town! To enter, take a photo of your sculpture and mail it to the GCPR or email it to Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org Include the name of the participant(s), address, and phone number. Prizes will be awarded to the Most Creative Sculpture and The Biggest Sculpture. Winners will be announced the first week of April!