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June 30, 2017
Parks of Fun

A new recreation program for kids running week nights in Woodstock from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Parks of Fun

Did you know that if a child can’t throw a ball, he or she will be less able to play a throwing sport like baseball or football?

Keep your kids active with Parks of Fun, a recreation program offered week nights this summer for kids from 3 to 8 years old.

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Led by a trained instructor, Parks of Fun develops fundamental movement skills like jumping, hopping, skipping, dodge, roll and more. Register for as many nights as you’d like at any location:

  •    Monday: Richardson Park, 860 James Street
  •    Tuesday: Southside Park, 192 Old Wellington Street
  •    Wednesday: Vansittart Park, 170 Vansittart Avenue
  •    Thursday: Les Cook Park, 1227 Sprucedale Road

All programs run from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Cost is $4 per child per session.

To register, go to or show up and pay in cash at the session of your choice.

For more info, call 519-539-1291 ext. 2708

Parks of Fun is a City of Woodstock program funded by the Ontario Recreation, Sport and Communities Fund. It is also supported by Good Beginnings Day Nursery and Oxford County. For more information on physical literacy, visit

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