Special Events

EASTER EGG HUNT

 

The 61st Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Elks #995 & Parks & Recreation Dept. and will be held on Saturday April 3, 2021 (weather permitting) at 11:00am in McElroy Park. JPRD encourages those in attendance to wear a mask.

 

2 age divisions: pre-school & grades 1-4
Easter Candy for ALL kids
4 Bikes to be given away

 

The only thing you need to bring is a container for Easter goodies!  Remember parents are not allowed to hunt with children.  For more information call the Parks and Rec main office at 252-3982.

JAMESTOWN KITE FESTIVAL

 

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the 26th annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (10th St. & 17th Ave. S.W.) on June 11 – 13, 2021.

June 11: 10:00am– 5:00pm

Learn Kiting from the Pros

 

June 12: 10:30am—4:00pm

Kids Kite Building

Concessions, Music and Door Prizes

 

June 13: 10:30am-4:00pm

Concessions, Music and Door Prizes

 

Kite Fest has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country and Canada.  The event is free and open to everyone.  Events include fun contests for kids, kite making, candy drops, demonstrations, door prizes and music.

 

For more information call the Jamestown Parks and Rec main office at 252-3982, Mike Gee at 952-1965 or Chris Dodson at 251-9212. Visit the Wings on Strings website at www.wingsonstrings.org.

 

KITE BUILDING CLASS

The “Wings on Strings” Kite Club and the Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a kite building class during the Kite Festival, June 12th.  Materials will be provided.  Children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.  You will be able to fly your kite after the Kite Building Class.  April is National Kite Month.  Find out more at www.nationalkitemonth.org/

Tennis Block Party

 

May 27th 2021 6:30pm – 8:00pm

 

Bring the family to Bolinger Tennis Courts and enjoy this fun-filled event offering free tennis instructing by teaching professionals along with plenty of games, activities, music, food and prized for kids and adults.  

Quickstart Tennis Carnival

 

June 25th, 2021  10:00am – 11:30am

 

Join us at Bolinger Tennis Courts for this special day of tennis just for the kids!  Enjoy games, prizes, music, food and fun Kids of all ages and skill levels are welcome.  This is a great way to introduce young kids to the sport if they have never tried before. 

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race

 

Sunday, August 15th, 2021

 

Join us for Mountain Bike races located at the Pipestem Creek Trail, 4 miles north of Jamestown on Highway 281 next to the Pipestem Dam.  There are cash prizes for the top 6 male and female expert finishers.  Registration will open closer to the date of the race!

 

Fees:

Kids Race (8 and under) $10

Beginners $15

Recreational/Sport/Expert $30

Price includes a T-shirt and water bottle.

Pipestem Creek Trail Run

 

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

Grab the family and come on out for the Pipestem Creek Trail Walk/Run located at the Pipestem Creek Trail, 4 miles north of Jamestown on Highway 281 next to the Pipestem Dam.  There is something for everyone!  We have a 3 mile walk, 3 mile run and 8 mile run. Registration will become available closer to the date of the race!

 

Fees:

Kids walk/run $10

Adult walk/run $15

If registering for both the Trail Run and the Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race the fee for both is $15 for kids and $35 for adults.

CABIN FEVER DAYS

 

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department sponsors Cabin Fever Days, February 5 – February 14, 2021.  Activities to include Cross Country Skiing, Sleigh Rides at the Bunker, Pinochle Tournament, Co-Ed softball tournament.  Check back here for more information as the date gets closer!