60th Anniversary Celebration

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Parks and Recreation 60th Anniversary

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Happy 60th Anniversary, Parks & Recreation!

The City of Richardson Parks Department turns 60 on Dec. 29, and several activities are planned in celebration of this milestone:

  • Dec. 29-Jan. 31
    60-Day Membership Bonus—If you buy or renew a recreation membership, 60 days will be added to your membership. Valid at Heights and Huffhines recreation centers only.
  • Dec. 30-Jan. 3
    Selfie Scavenger Hunt (Facebook and Instagram)—Parks staff will post a riddle each day. Solve the riddle and post a selfie at the riddle solution (tagged with #RPARDis60). The first person to post a picture with the hashtag will win a prize, and everyone who posts will be entered into a drawing each day.
  • Jan. 6-10
    Online Trivia—Parks staff will post 3-6 questions about the Parks Department each day, all at one time on Facebook. The first person to answer all questions correctly will win a prize, and anyone who participated for the day will be entered into a drawing.
  • Jan. 14-18
    Traveling Game—Catch a specially numbered tennis ball from a ball hopper at the Tennis Center, Gymnastics Center, Senior Center, Huffhines or Heights recreation centers (ball hopper will be at a different location each day) and win a prize that corresponds to your number. If someone gets number 60, they will get a special edition 60th anniversary item.
  • Jan. 20-31
    Scavenger Hunt—An old school style scavenger hunt. Look for posters at recreation facilities or an online post with the first riddle, that will lead you to the remaining riddles.
    Customer Appreciation Parties

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Check out our January 2020 anniversary calendar for games and events, all over town. Come celebrate with us!