Kokomo Parks photo contest winners announced

The Kokomo Parks & Recreation Department celebrated Park and Recreation Month with the first KPRD “Get Your Play On” photo contest. Residents submitted photos their favorite City of Kokomo Parks, such as Highland Park, Kokomo Beach, Foster Park or the local trails, showing how you “get your play on.”

Participants were asked to post photos to social media with the hash tag #PlayOnKokomo. More than 75 photos were submitted via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The top 15 photos were selected by the Kokomo Parks Department. The Kokomo Parks Board then selected three winners. The first place winner will receive their choice of a 2-hour pool party at Kokomo Beach or two season passes for the 2018 season along with 35 day passes. Second place winner will get two season passes for the 2018 season at Kokomo Beach while the third place winner will receive one season pass to Kokomo Beach for 2018.

The contest winners for 2017 are:

1st place – Bobbi Jasay                   “Girl splashing in the water at Jackson Morrow Park”

Splashing in Jackson Marrow

2nd place – Marinna Graham          “Girls on a swing at Highland Park”

Girls on Swing

3rd place – Sean Verlee                 “Table tennis at Depot Park”

Table Tennis Downtown