Movie Night will be held on Friday, May 19 at Smith Park in New Carlisle. National Trail Parks and Recreation District presents Disney’s Finding Dory, which begins at dark (around 8:30 pm) and will be shown under the starts on a huge, inflatable screen with a state-of-the-art projection and sound system. This program is free. For more information call 328-PARK.
Totally Turtles will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Rebert Pike Nature Park. Many species of turtles are on the decline and considered endangered. In order to protect them, we must first understand where and how they live. Have the opportunity to participate in a turtle distance survey. This program is free and open to all ages. Pre-registration is required and available online by going to www.ntprd.org. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Tot Camp
Summer Camp registration is underway. Trail Tot Camp will be held June 5-9 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. Trail Tot Camp is open to children ages 3-5 and features fun-filled, age appropriate nature themed activities. Arts and Crafts, games, music, dancing, and story-time activities will be included. Children must be potty trained to attend. This is a drop off program. The registration fee is $55 and the deadline to register is May 31 or when full. For more information call 328-PARK.
Cheerleading Camp, open to youth ages 6 to 12, will be held June 5-8 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Snyder Park Clubhouse. The sport of cheerleading is fun and challenging. Learn cheerleading techniques including chants, cheers, jumps along with dance moves and more. A performance by the campers will be held on the final day of camp. The registration fee is $40 and the deadline to register is May 31, 2017. Registration is available online by going to www.ntprd.org or in person at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. For more information call 328-PARK.
Passport to Fishing
Passport to Fishing will be held on Friday, June 2, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Old Reid Park. Passport to Fishing is open to youth ages 4-16, along with a parent or caregiver. It’s a beginner fishing program where participants learn fishing skills while having fun and enjoying the great outdoors. Education stations will teach about fish habitats, fish handling and casting followed by fishing time in the ponds. Meet at the shelter house next to Wiggley Field Dog Park. Pre-registration is required by May 30 and space is limited in this free program. This program is made possible from a grant from the Ohio Division of Wildlife. For more information call 328-PARK.
CO-ED Kickball League
Registration is underway for the NTPRD CO-ED Kickball League. Teams will play a 10 game schedule on Thursday nights starting June 8 at Snyder Park Field. Teams must be a minimum of 10 players ( 5 male and 5 female). The registration fee is $150 and the deadline to register is May 26, 2017. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Walkers will meet on Tuesday, May 23 at 10:00 am on the Simon Kenton Trail and meeting at Splash Zone Waterpark. Trail Walkers highlights the multi-purpose trail system while promoting fitness, fellowship and fun. These guided walks are self-paced. The 2017 Trail Walkers program is sponsored by Richards, Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home and Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Hikers is organized by National Trail Parks and Recreation District and held on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Rebert Pike Nature Park on the 1st, 3rd & 5th week of the month and at New Reid Park on the 2nd & 4th weeks of the month. These guided, self-paced hikes will allow you to explore and enjoy our local natural environment. Hiking boots are recommended. The program is free. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Riders will meet on Monday, May 22 at 10:00 am, meeting at Splash Zone Waterpark. Trail Riders is a guided, self-paced biking program and rides are approximately 15 miles, exploring local bike trails while promoting fitness and fun. Bike helmets are required. For more information call 328-PARK.
Splash Zone Waterpark
Splash Zone Waterpark opens for the season on Saturday, May 27 from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Splash Zone is an aquatics center that features over 400 feet of water slides, a lazy river, water vortex, spray ground, a competition pool and diving boards. Season passes are available for purchase. Call 328-7275 for more information.