Day in the Park, an annual event that emphasizes inclusive recreation, will be held on Wednesday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pottawotomie Park in St. Charles IL.
Hosted by the Fox Valley Special Recreation Association (FVSRA) and St. Charles Noon Kiwanis Club, this 20-year collaborative effort continues to bring together FVRSA campers with special needs and campers from the St. Charles, Batavia, Fox Valley, Geneva, Oswegoland, and Sugar Grove Park Districts and the South Elgin Park and Recreation Department. Over 900 campers are expected to attend this event where they will learn about one another's abilities through inclusive play.
Activites will include bounce houses, obstacle courses, slides, games, crafts, dancing, and a live magic and illusion show! Any donations made will be used towards to the costs of these activities. Day in the Park strives to enhance public awareness of therapeutic recreation programs for individuals with disabilites. (See a short video of day's activities in photo section.)
The St. Charles Kiwanis Club is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. We are a local club of 75 members. Our relationship with FVSRA has been long and enjoyable. We cherish the opportunity and commitment to support this wonderful "Day in the Park" with volunteers and financial support.
Fox Valley Special Recreation Association provides a diverse range of year-round recreation and leisure activities to enable residents with disabilites to experience active, healthy, and playful lifestyles. Further information about Day in the Park or other programs and services provided by FVRSA can be obtained online at fvsra.org or by calling 630-907-1114.
Your financial donation will go towards this special event, It will help pay for the expenses associated with the numerous activity stations mentioned above. Any donation will help. We appreciate your support.