Spring into Summer Brochure Highlights

Have you seen our Spring into Summer brochure yet? If not, check it out here! If you have, you already know about all the spring & summer fun we have planned. Below are some of the key dates, programs and events that you need to have on your calendar. You asked for it and we […]

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Senior Skater Showcase

Our Senior Skater Showcase is here! Every month we will share stories of seniors who are graduating high school this upcoming Spring. Our first three seniors are Annika, Katie, and Amelia! Annika Nelson, a resident of Franklin Park, has been skating for 13 years! She attends Resurrection College Prep and plans to attend Castleton University […]

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Heart-Healthy Tip #2

The second heart-healthy tip of the month is to improve or start practicing a heart-healthy diet. Eating healthy involves choosing certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables, while limiting others, such as saturated fats and added sugars. The benefits include lowering your blood pressure, reducing cholesterol, and increasing your energy levels. Looking for some meal […]

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Heart-Healthy Tip #1

The first heart-healthy tip of the month is to incorporate more exercise into your daily routine. According to Heart and Vascular Health, it is recommended that you do 30 minutes of moderate exercise five days a week. This will allow you to burn fat, lower cholesterol, or keep it low if it is normal already and […]

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American Heart Month 2023

February is recognized as American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and we want to emphasize the importance of having a healthy heart. Health and wellness is a pillar of parks and recreation and we are taking on the responsibility to act as a resource and promote […]

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Local Scout Rebuilds Community Garden Boxes

Twelve garden box frames at James Park were removed, rebuilt and installed by local scout Samson Lewerwnz and his team. The work was completed as the physical portion of Samson’s Eagle Scout project.  Eagle Scout projects are an opportunity for scouts to show leadership abilities while providing a beneficial service to a community. Completing this […]

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