Posted on: March 20, 2017

Lifeguard Certification Course

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The Parks Department will host its annual Lifeguard Certification Course at Jefferson High School this April.

The course will be held on the following days:

  • April 17* from 5:00-9:00pm (*swimming pre-test)
  • April 18 from 5:00-9:00pm
  • April 21 from 5:00-9:00pm
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Posted on: January 31, 2017

2017 Fun Guide Available

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Get ready for a year full of fun with Lafayette Parks and Recreation! Download your digital copy of the 2017 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide by clicking on the link below:

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Fitness on Demand

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Fitness on Demand is a smart fitness kiosk that provides world-class fitness programming by schedule or on-demand. Browse hundreds of fitness classes – sorted by type, difficulty level, or length to find the perfect class to fit your schedule or goals.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Junior Counselor Program

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This program is designed to give 13-15 year olds practical, hands-on, work experience in a day camp setting. Junior Counselors will work hand in hand with the Summer Camp staff to ensure that campers have a fun, safe, and enjoyable camp experience.

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Summer Camp

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Summer Camp Registration is now available! Reserve your spot today as space is limited.

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

New Playground to be built at McCaw Park

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Thanks to a generous donation from The McAllister Foundation, McCaw Park will receive a new playground. For additional information please read the following press release:

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Adult Softball Information

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For information about Adult Softball Leagues at Lyboult Park, please contact Vinny Bruce Vindog3@comcast.net.

Leagues are forming for Men, Women, and Co-Ed.

Posted on: January 30, 2017

2017 Fun Guide Available

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Get ready for a year full of fun with Lafayette Parks and Recreation! Download your digital copy of the 2017 Lafayette Parks and Recreation Fun Guide by clicking on the link below:

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

NEW Programs For 2017!

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Columbian Park Zoo is excited to announce a brand new line-up of family and youth programs beginning January 2017!

Our long-running Bedtime Zoo Stories, Little Cub Club, and Young EDventurers programs are retiring, but we've taken all the best loved parts and used them as the foundation for a new generation of education programs!

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo to close for the season

The Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2016 season on October 15. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

The Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2016 season on October 15. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

“We’re very pleased with how well the 2016 season went. The weather was great all summer long and the Greater La...Read on...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo Announces Pollinator Palooza

Columbian Park Zoo is celebrating pollinator conservation in conjunction with National Pollinator Week.

Pollinator Palooza will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016, culminating a week of on-grounds interactive activities celebrating bees, butterflies and other pollinators. At Pollinator Palooza, the Zoo will offer a series of family-friendly activities rel...Read on...

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