July is Parks & Recreation Month


July is National Parks and Recreation Month

'Our Parks and Recreation Story' 

It’s time to share Our Park and Recreation Story! We’re celebrating Parks and Recreation Month this July by highlighting some stories of how our communities are stronger, more vibrant, and more resilient because of parks and recreation. 

Parks are at the center of so many experiences and memories — moments that park and recreation professionals help make happen. Our local parks are often our first experiences in nature, our introduction to a favorite hobby or physical activity. They are places to gather with friends and family, spaces to celebrate life’s special moments, spots of respite and healing, sites that connect us with essential community services and so much more.  

In addition to us sharing our story, we want to hear your stories about what parks and recreation means to you. Share your story with us on our social media, tag us, and use #OurParkAndRecStory 

Download this Parks and Recreation Story template for your children to draw and write their stories about how parks and recreation impacts their lives.  

Tell us your parks and recreation story by downloading the story template below, having your children draw pictures and fill in the text lines explaining the drawing on the storyboard. Draw how parks and recreation has impacted your life.  

Return your storyboard to Tucson Parks and Recreation by July 30, 2021. Options for sending in your artwork:  

1. Scan it and email it to: parksandrecreation@tucsonaz.gov  

2. Mail or drop it off at: 920 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716  

Our staff will go through all the stories and select four winners who will be notified by Friday, Aug. 6. 

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Story template for your children to draw and write their stories.

Story template for your children to draw and write their stories. Kids may color template. (optional)