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Fun Bus

I just read about this and wonder if anyone has seen this traveling fun bus. If you see it, please click comments below and tell us about it.

What I read is the fun bus will be filled with dozens of games and equipment for outdoor activities, such as roller blades, field and board games, and a 35-foot inflatable obstacle course. Recreation Department employees donning super hero costumes will also be on board ready to engage in fun with youth as the bus visits each of the city’s pools and water parks.

Schedule: (I am listing the whole schedule so you can see where the bus has been and where the bus is going). The fun bus will arrive at each Providence location at 10:30 am, Monday through Friday. Check our summer guide for details on pools + waterparks.

July 25: Zuccolo Recreation Center – 18 Gesler Street
July 26: Joslin Recreation Center – 17 Hyat Street
July 27: Fargnoli Park – Street at Jastram Street
July 30: Selim Rogers Recreation Center – 60 Camden Avenue
July 31: Billy Taylor Park – Cypress St. & Camp St
August 1: One Recreation Way – Wanskuck and Mount Pleasant Avenue
August 2: George West Park – Chalkstone Avenue
August 3: Al Carrington Recreation Center – Prairie Ave
August 6: West End Recreation Center – 109 Bucklin St
August 7: Sackett Street Recreation Center – 159 Sackett Street
August 8: Davey Lopes Recreation Center – 227 Dudley Street
August 9: Harriet & Sayles Street Water Park – Harriet and Sayles streets
August 10: Neutaconkanut Recreation Center – 675 Plainfield Street
August 13: Zuccolo Recreation Center – 18 Gesler Street
August 14: Fargnoli Park – Street at Jastram Street
August 15: Joslin Recreation Center – 17 Hyat Street
August 16: Selim Rogers Recreation Center – 60 Camden Avenue
August 17: One Recreation Way – Wanskuck and Mount Pleasant Avenue
August 20: George West Park – Chalkstone Avenue
August 21: Al Carrington Recreation Center – Prairie Ave
August 22: West End Recreation Center -109 Bucklin St

The handicapped accessible bus was donated by the Free Wheeler Association. The bus’s colorful exterior was painted by Straight Up Graphics and students from the TruSchool through a grant from the Providence After School Alliance (PASA). The Boys & Girls Club of Providence is providing two staff members to help supervise the Fun Bus activities.

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Written by Anisa Raoof