Programs & Events

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Adult Easter Egg Hunt

The KPRD will host an Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Jackson Morrow Park.  The hunt will take place in the dark, so please bring a flashlight.  
Annual KPRD EGGcellent, EGGciting, EGGstra FUN Youth Easter Egg  Hunt

Annual KPRD EGGcellent, EGGciting, EGGstra FUN Youth Easter Egg Hunt.  The hunt is for children 10 and under.  This program is FREE and open to the public.
The KPRD offers Men's 5 on 5 and Women's 3 on 3 Basketball League Play.

Community Garage Sale
The Kokomo Parks & Recreation Department offers a Community Garage Sale on the Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center parking lot.

The Kokomo Park Band will entertain each Wednesday evening during the summer at Highland Parks Earthen Stage beginning at 8:00 p.m.

The Summer Concert Series has several weekend concerts throughout the summer held in Foster Park at the Freedom Financial Arts Pavilion sponsored by Daniels & Alexander.
Craft Fest
Come and join in the fun for arts and crafts in Highland Park on the lawn in front of Rodgers Pavilion and the Highland Stage.  Shirt tie-dying, candle dipping, basket weaving and crafts of all kinds. 
Creature Features
The Kirkendall Nature Center in Jackson Morrow Park hosts several Creature Features.  These events are informative and interactive and will feature live 'creatures'.  They are FREE and open to the general public.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Haunted Trail Walk
One night ONLY located at Jackson Morrow Park, 4200 S. Park Road in Kokomo, Indiana.  This event is FREE and open to the public.

Movie Nights
The Parks and Recreation Department will host several Family Movie Nights throughout the summer. Click the heading for more information.

Pint-Size Chef
Children will learn the basics of cooking such as reading a recipe, the different cooking tools, measuring different food as well as proper etiquette and they will also prepare a fun and simple dish each week.
Pooches in the Pool
The KPRD offers "Pooches in the Pool" for our canine friends on the last day of operations for the summer.

Pumpkin Painting
Get ready for Halloween.  Pumpkin Painting is offered at the Kirkendall Nature Center in Jackson Morrow Park.  Pumpkins are provided while supplies last but you can always bring your own pumpkin to paint.

Recreation Adventure Program
Arts and crafts, games, storytelling, special events, picnics, sports and physical fitness will be offered at all supervised playgrounds.  Supervisors are present to offer the children leadership and organized games and sports. 

Softball Information
The KPRD offers Men's, Women's and Co-Ed slow pitch summer softball leagues and Men's and Co-Ed slow pitch fall softball leagues.
Super Explorers Camp
Super Explorers is a science and nature summer day camp based at Jackson Morrow Park at the Kirkendall Interpretive Nature Center.  This program is for Junior Explorers for children ages 5-8 and Senior Explorers for children ages 9-12. 
Swim Lessons
Several sessions will be offered at Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center.  Registrations will be taken at the pool. 
Tennis Lessons/Tournament
Tennis lessons and a tennis tournament will be held by the KPRD staff.  Racquets and balls will be provided.
Water Sprays
Watersprays are held throughout the summer at different park locations.  They are free and open to the public. 
Water Walking
Water walking is Adults Only.  Daily sessions will be offered in the Lazy River.