Healthy Connections Parks Program

Healthy Connections Parks Program

We are now offering the Summer Parks Program at Meidinger, Leapaldt, and Nickeus Parks!


We are pleased to once again offer the Healthy Connections Summer Parks Program from June 3rd – August 2nd, 2024.Please carefully read the below information and complete the Program Registration form. Children will not be allowed to attend the program without a completed Program Registration form on file.


The Healthy Connections Summer Parks Program is free for children 6- 12 years old to attend. The program will be held at Meidinger, Leapaldt, and Nickeus Parks Monday- Friday; 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-4:30pm each day.Staff will not be at the park between 12:00 and 1:00.


The program is designed to provide supervised play and activities. This is not a child care program. Children are free to come and go as they choose. Staff are not responsible for monitoring attendance or participation of children in the program. Children that are not able to follow the behavior expectations of the program will not be allowed to participate.


A free lunch will be available for children under the age of 18 between 11:30am-12:00pm each day as part of the Summer Meals Program.


Please be prompt in picking up your children from the program as it ends at 4:30pm each day.


A majority of the program activities will be held in the parks; however, there may be special events that are planned outside of the parks.We will remind children of these days as they arise.


There is also a possibility that the program will be cancelled due to rain or bad weather.All closures will be noticed on the radio, on the JPRD website and social media pages.


If children are not able to follow program behavior expectations, endanger the safety of themselves, other children in the program or staff they will be asked to leave the program.


Any questions regarding the program can be directed to Tammy Mewes 701-252-3982 or