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Parks and Recreation to Host ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Saturday

This weekend, as part of National Parks and Recreation Month, the Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to have some outdoor fun at the “Meet Me at the Park.”

This year’s event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Memorial Park, located at 3105 Grant.

The free event includes a jumping balloon, tug of war competition and water games along with performances by the Parks and Recreation leisure classes. In addition, there will be informational booths from the Texas Parks and Wildlife, El Paso Public Library and Texas Kids Dental.

Parks and Recreation Month is an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) that encourages people to explore A Lifetime of Discovery at area parks and recreation centers. The Parks and Recreation Department has a number of events planned during July.

For more information on the “Meet Me at the Park” event and Parks and Recreation Month, call (915) 212-000392 or visit the Parks and Rec Website.

El Paso Parks and Rec hosts Trailblazers Outdoor Adventure Camp Out Friday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department is hosting an “Outdoor Adventure Campout” this Friday, July 14.

The annual in-the-city adventure runs though 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, at Memorial Park located at 3100 Copper Avenue. Camp spaces in the park will be on a first come-first served basis.

The campout encourages participants to stay overnight in the park and will include swimming across the street at Memorial Pool, in addition to a variety of family oriented activities.

Families must provide their own tents, food, refreshments, (no alcohol) and supplies. Registration fee for the campout is $5 per child (17 years of age and younger) and $10 per adult.

To register or for additional information, call the El Paso Parks and Recreation Department at (915) 544-0753 or online.