Spring Forward!

By Heather Wood

Spring is natures way of saying, “Let’s Party!” What better way to kick it off than starting to plan for the warm, sunny days ahead?

Moms, grab your son and tee up for our Glow Golf Mother & Son Challenge! Spend a fun night at the Kernersville Parks and Recreation glow party with a cool glow in the dark 18-hole golf experience. Make lasting memories together, open to moms and sons of all ages. On Target DJ will be spinning tunes while eyes light up, smiles beam, and you see what happens when we flip the switch on family fun. Registration and ticket sale information can be found at www.kvparks.com. Event will take place at The Summit Church, located at 4440 High Point Rd., Kernersville. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Are you ready for Summer Camp? It is never too early to start thinking about what adventures your child will be attending this summer. Although each child is a unique individual, we believe summer camp is beneficial for all kids. No matter what your child’s interests are, camp helps children develop important social, emotional, and cognitive skills. Best of all, children create memories that last a lifetime at camp!

Kernersville Parks and Recreation Summer Camp will run 8 weeks, June 13 – August 12. Our camp offers visits to local parks, swimming, sports, field trips, and more! We are excited to see your child this summer!

If you have not already, please go ahead and create an account and add your dependents for a smoother transaction. By creating your online account now, that will allow you to register online and view all upcoming programs, events, etc. Early Bird Registration opens March 1, please visit www.kvparks.com to register. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 336-996-6421.

Shelter reservations for the 2022 season are now open for the rental season! Here are a couple of notes to keep in mind:

You will need to create an account or log in to your account to make a reservation. We have transitioned to a new registration system as of October 2021, so your account may not have transferred over.

Reservations for the shelters at Fourth of July Park and Harmon Park can be completed fully online; the Leo Burke Gazebo and the Farmers Market Shelter are on the request basis.

Shelter prices are $40 for half-day (10AM – 3PM or 4PM-9PM) and $80 for a full day (10AM -9PM). The gazebo and the Farmers Market shelter are different prices.

This season we only have four shelters available to reserve: three at Fourth of July Park and one at Harmon Park. The two shelters at Civitan Park will be unavailable as the park is still being renovated. You can make a reservation online or over the phone. For more information visit www.kvparks.com and scroll down to Latest News.

Think ahead and plan to join us for the 46th Annual Kernersville Honeybee Festival presented by Cone Health MedCenter on Saturday, August 20 in Fourth of July Park! This is an opportunity to enjoy authentic arts & crafts, delicious food trucks, and a fun hometown event for your family to explore!

Interested in participating? We are looking for artists, vendors, sponsors and volunteers! Registration is now open online at www.kvparks.com/honeybee-festival/vendors.

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