Category: parks/playgrounds

Providence Opens All City Pools and Water Parks Today, June 30, 2014

Providence Opens All City Pools and Water Parks Today, June 30, 2014

[ 0 ] June 30, 2014 |

Five pools and 11 water parks open for the season.

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The 2014 RI Great Outdoors Pursuit

The 2014 RI Great Outdoors Pursuit

[ 0 ] May 13, 2014 |

Discover Rhode Island parks and enjoy free and low-cost summer activities. Rock climb, fish, hike, bike, kayak, and win great prizes! Participate in the RI Great Outdoors Pursuit, a wonderful program designed to help families enjoy the Ocean State’s recreational parks. Each “pursuit” or event involves fun outdoor activities, challenges, and children’s games, as well […]

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School Vacation Week – Fun activities!

School Vacation Week – Fun activities!

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Happy Spring! April Vacation Week is already here.  Here are a few easy activities for you and your school vacationing clan to check out. 1. Visit the bluebells in Swan Point Woods, Providence.  If you head into in these magical woods you will find the most wonderful and secret (Ssh!) glen of bluebells.  To get […]

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Family Hiking: Canonchet Farm

Family Hiking: Canonchet Farm

[ 0 ] September 18, 2013 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, September 22, as we explore this area together.

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Family Hiking: Neutaconkanut Hill

Family Hiking: Neutaconkanut Hill

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, August 25, as we explore this area together. Whenever I mention Neutaconkanut Hill, people usually look at me funny and then ask me two questions: “How do you say that?” and “Where is it?” Given that “the Hill” is one of my very favorite […]

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Get Outdoors During Land Trust Days!

Get Outdoors During Land Trust Days!

[ 0 ] July 28, 2013 |

Rhode Island’s Land Trusts challenge you to discover the state’s special places – over 60 guided walks, family festivals and other activities during August and September Bring a friend and join one or more of the 60 guided walks and events through the scenic views, green spaces, and working farms that are Rhode Island’s 47 […]

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Family Hiking: Casimir Pulaski Memorial State Park

Family Hiking: Casimir Pulaski Memorial State Park

[ 0 ] July 15, 2013 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Saturday, July 20, as we explore this area together. This 100 acre park offers trails, picnic tables, a comfort station, and a beach at Peck Pond, which make it the perfect place for a summer hike. Pick up the trail right from the beach (follow […]

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Playing Around Town

Playing Around Town

[ 0 ] July 10, 2013 |

Play at the Park with Providence Children’s Museum from 5:00 – 8:00 PM and enjoy Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative concerts all summer long.

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Providence Pools and Waterparks open July 1, 2013!

Providence Pools and Waterparks open July 1, 2013!

[ 2 ] June 26, 2013 |

Providence’s Department of Recreation runs over a dozen public water parks and pools, located throughout the city. Pools & Water Parks will be open July 1 – Aug 16 (closed July 4 & Aug 12 for city holidays) To find a facility convenient to your home, use the link above. Four public pools are open […]

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Family Hiking: Ballard Park

Family Hiking: Ballard Park

[ 0 ] June 13, 2013 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, June 16, as we explore this area together. My favorite thing about Ballard Park is that it’s small enough to let my kids just wander about, choosing the trails they want to follow. They feel like real explorers and I, with my eyes on […]

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