Friday, May 20, 2016

10 Free Activities this Summer at CP&R

Summer is almost underway and CP&R has lots of things going on! Aside from all of our camps, clinics, sports leagues, and of course the waterpark opening at the Wellness & Aquatic Center, CP&R will also host multiple FREE activities and events this summer for all to attend. Be sure to mark your calendar and enjoy the fun!

1. Drive-In Movies
When: June 10th & July 8th
Where: Nesmith Park in front of the old pool
What: Free showings on our big screen of Inside Out on June 10th, and July 8th showing Norm of the North. Movies start at dark around 8:45pm.

2. Weekly Just Play! Program
When: Friday's at 1pm in June & July
Where: A different CP&R small park each week (click here for the schedule)
What: A free weekly program for ages 5-12 with organized time at the parks including: scavenger hunts, water balloon fights, slip-n-slides, capture the flag, kickball, relay games, and more!

3. 2nd Fridays at Festhalle 
When: Friday, June 10th, July 8th, August 12th, and September 9th at 6pm
Where: Festhalle Marketplatz
What: Late night farmer's market, craft vendors, live music, kid's games and activities, and food trucks.
4. Disc Golf
When: 24/7 access
Where: Heritage Park
What: 18-hole disc golf course open year-round at the park

5. Splash Pad
When: May-September from 11am-7pm daily
Where: Heritage Park
What: Water playground with water guns, fountains, and other water play features.

6. Playground Fun
When: Sunrise to sunset daily
Where: Heritage Park, Ingle Park, Culpepper Park, Nesmith Park, Steiflemeyer Park, Carroll Acres Park, and City Park
What: Playgrounds with slides, see-saws, jungle gyms, and more!

7. Jammin' in the Gym 
When: Tuesday's in June at 6pm
Where: Donald E. Green Senior Center at Ingle Park
What: Free concert series featuring bluegrass, 50s and 60s, country, and rock & roll.

8. Exercise in the Park
When: Tuesdays at 6pm from September to November
Where: Depot Park
What: Free fitness class for anyone to attend led by an instructor from the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center including Yoga, Cardio Party, Zumba, and more.

9. Summer Concerts Series 
When: Thursday's in September at 6pm
Where: Heritage Park
What: Free concert series at the recognition gardens at Heritage Park with country, modern music, rock & roll, and more.

10. Discount Days at the Wellness & Aquatic Center 
Christmas in July - Friday, July 8th
Bring in non-perrishable food items for Cullman Caring for Kids to receive $5 day passes and $50 off any membership.
Person with the most food items will win a 6 month family membership.

Monday Fun-Days
1/2 priced day passes for just $5 each
from 6pm-10pm

Dive-in Movies
June 16th, July 21st, and August 11th
Come pay just $5 for free swim and use of the waterpark
starting at 6pm with a movie by the pool starting at dark
around 8:45pm!

Waid Harbison
Marketing, Programs, & Events Coordinator
Cullman City Parks & Recreation Department