Free drop-in gaming program organized by the City of Racine

RACINE – A free play program for children ages 7-14 is run by the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Culture Department (PRCS) at a number of neighborhood parks around the city. Starting June 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Thursday, the animators will offer organized recreational activities in the following parks:

  • Greencrest Park, 3234 Drexel Ave.
  • Matson Park, 1110 South Street.
  • Hantschel Park, 5400 Byrd Ave.
  • Solbraa Park, 3825 16and St.
  • Bryant Community Center, 601 21st St.
  • Tyler-Domer Community Center, 2301 12and St.
  • Additional locations to be determined
Hantschel Park – Credit: RAPC City of Racine

Walk-in playground program

During Playground Program hours, each Playground site will be supervised by two college-level student leaders, who have been trained to facilitate safe and diverse programs.

Solbraa Park – Credit: RAPC City of Racine

Animators will provide organized recreational activities including:

  • Weekly themed special events
  • Games
  • Excursions
  • Inter-park sports competitions

Important Information

It is extremely important to note that the drop-in program is not a child care program and there is no system to monitor when or with whom children arrive or leave.

Information about PRCS events can be found online; visiting the PRCS main office at 800 Center St, Room127; or by calling 262-636-9131. Follow PRCS on Facebook.


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