Especially for Kids

Especially for kids

A FREE event for kids with special needs & abilities and their families

***Sugar Sand Park Community Center is open Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 9am-4pm for walk-in permit sales and customer service questions.

2020-2021 Beach, Boat, & Dog Permits are available NOW for purchase at City Community Centers. City beach, boat, and dog park/beach permit-holders are still encouraged to renew permits online. Facial coverings are required in all City facilities.

The Science Playground, Splash Pad, walking paths & outdoor basketball courts at Sugar Sand Park are open for public use. Athletic fields are open for individualized or family use only.

Please remember to practice #ResponsibleRecreation, and continue to utilize hand sanitizer, wear face masks, and keep physically distant while visiting our parks and facilities.

Please be advised that the Children's Science Explorium, Willow Theatre, Carousel, and Field House are currently closed.

Pavilions are not being rented at this time. They are available on a first-come first-serve basis, for ten people or less. Decorations are not permitted.***

Pre-registration is required for each family member. 

Online registrations will be available beginning April 1.

 

Each May, families enjoy EXCLUSIVE access to park amenities including Carousel rides, the Children's Science Explorium & all-access Science Playground.

PLUS...dancing, glitter tattoos, art activities, petting zoo, Resource Fair, photo souvenirs, prizes, strolling characters, food included & more!

Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space to have fun and connect with other families.

  • Music modifications and shorter rides on the carousel
  • Sound modifications in the Explorium
  • Quiet Room available
  • Limited registrations for a more pleasant experience

CLICK HERE to see all programs for special needs.