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Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events joins statewide Play All Day VA for summer solstice

by | Jun 7, 2024 | ALLFFP, Events, Fredericksburg, Outdoors

The City of Fredericksburg Department of Parks, Recreation and Events (FPRE) invites all City of Fredericksburg residents to celebrate the Longest Day of Play on Thursday, June 20. Organized by the Virginia Recreation & Park Society (VRPS), Play All Day VA, aims to promote the importance of PLAY for all ages, abilities and interests through local parks and free or discounted recreational programming.

Celebrated on the summer solstice (the longest day of the year), Play All Day VA is an opportunity for everyone to get out and discover all that FPRE offers throughout the community.

To celebrate, FPRE encourages everyone to come explore new parks or try a new activity. Some scheduled activities include:

• Free fishing, boat launches, and extended hours at Motts Run Reservoir

• Sunrise yoga at Riverfront Park

• Preschool Adventure Play at Snowden Park

• Mini Market at Hurkamp Park

• Play All Day Cook Out at Snowden Park

For more information, you can visit the Facebook event page.

Community members also can participate by doing the following:

• Take a selfie in one of our parks and tag FPRE on social media. Use #PlayAllDayVA and #FredParksRec

• Enjoy a family picnic at Alum Spring, Riverfront Park, Old Mill Park, or Memorial Park

• Take a walk along the Heritage Trail and enjoy the StoryWalk®

For more information on Play All Day and other Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events programs, visit their website or call the Dorothy Hart Community Center at (540) 372-1086.

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