Celebrate National Park and Recreation Month
Irvine, Calif. – The City of Irvine is hosting Irvine Play Day on Thursday, July 28, to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month at Adventure Playground, Great Park, and Lakeview Senior Center. Residents are invited to drop in between 3 and 6 p.m. for games, treats, and giveaway items to celebrate Irvine's top‑rated parks and centers.
National Park and Recreation Month started in 1985 as an initiative of the National Park and Recreation Association, with the goal of raising awareness of the essential services provided by parks and recreation opportunities in communities across the country. July is also recognized at the state level by the California Park and Recreation Society as Parks Make Life Better Month.
No registration is necessary for Irvine Play Day, and all ages are welcome. All sites will have music, games, refreshments, and giveaway items. Activities will vary at each location:
|Adventure Playground||Great Park||Lakeview Senior Center|
|University Community Park||Visitors Center||Patio and Rose Garden|
|1 Beech Tree Lane||8000 Great Park Boulevard||20 Lake Road|
|• Crafts• Giant Lawn Games: Jenga, Connect 4, Checkers• Ladder Ball, Ring Toss, Hula Hoops• Photo Backdrop||• Corn Hole, Ring Toss, Spike Ball, Bocce Ball• Giant Lawn Games: Jenga, Connect 4• Bubbles• Soccer Games||• Photo Backdrop and Frame Craft• Bingo Games• Ping Pong and Corn Hole• Giant Lawn Games: Connect 4 and Checkers|
Visit cityofirvine.org/play for information, including phone numbers and details for each location.