Five Family-Friendly Parks and Recreation Activities

Written by Brian Stapleton

Food truck fests, geocaching, cultural fairs, kite festivals, and touch-a-truck events are popping up from coast to coast.

Your citizens are trendy, just like your community. While there will always be a place for flag football, senior swim and youth basketball in your parks and recreation catalog, citizens are looking for new, trendy activities to help them break their fitness routine and get their kids excited about being outdoors and off their smartphones. By incorporating new and non-traditional sports, activities, lessons and events into your recreation planning, you'll position your department to engage existing and new customers and boost revenue. Here are the five hottest, family-friendly parks and rec activities that inclusive rec departments are adopting this year.

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