Are you looking for a way to keep your child active and entertained this summer? How about having them join us for our Playground Program? We will have two college-aged leaders at each of our fourteen sites ready to create an interactive and enjoyable summer for your child! 

Youth ages 6-13 are welcome to attend on a drop-in basis and participate in sports, games, special events, trips, STEM activities, creative crafts and much more. The more the merrier, so be sure to tell your friends! There are also exciting special events planned throughout the summer for our playground participants.  These include Ice Cream Social Night, Erb Pool Play Day, Children’s Week activities, Playground Fair, Breakfast in the Park, Kickball Tournament, the Amazing Race and much, much more!

Emergency contact information is required for all participants. Fill out the form on site with the Playground Leaders or make it easy and preregister and complete the form in advance by clicking here!

Alicia Park
Colony Oaks Park
Derks Parks
Erb Park
Ferber School
Green Meadows Park 
Highview Park
Hoover Park
Huntley School
Kiwanis Park
Linwood Park
Peabody Park
Schaefer Park 
Vosters Park

DATES:   Wednesday, June 12 – Thursday, August 8
DAY:        Monday – Thursday
TIME:       9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Appleton Parks and Recreation is proud to offer our VIP (Volunteer in Parks) Junior Leader Program. Make the most of your summer by becoming a Junior Leader to our summer playground program. This program is intended to offer young adults who are 14 years of age and older an opportunity to gain both experience and knowledge of the skills it takes to become a playground leader. VIP – Junior Leaders will assist the Playground Leaders in leading games, helping with crafts and setting a positive example for younger children. The program runs from June 12-August 8. Responsible teens must commit to volunteering a minimum of 6 hours per week. To become a Junior Leader, complete the application at Application deadline is May 10, 2019. Please note: each playground site is limited to two Junior Leaders.

There are fun and exciting special events planned throughout the summer for our playground participants.  Make sure to mark your calendars to join in the fun!

2019 Summer Playground Program Calendar

Watch the video below to see some of the fun had during the 2018 Playground Program!