Summer Activities



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.) June 12 – 14, 2020.

June 12 – 10am– 5pm

Learn Kiting from the Pros


June 13—10:30am—4pm
Inflatable Air Games

Concessions, Music and Door Prizes


June 14— 10:30am-4pm
 Kids Kite Building

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 Jamestown Parks and Recreation at 252-3982, Mike Gee at 952-1965 or Chris Dodson at 251-9212. Visit the Wings on Strings website at



The “Wings on Strings” Kite Club and the Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a kite building class during the Kite Festival, June 13th.  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

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race


The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an off road mountain bike race on Sunday, August 16, 2020.  Registration starts at 8:45am at Pipestem Creek Trail, located next to the Pipestem Dam, 4 miles North of Jamestown just off Highway 281.  The race is open to anyone who would like to test his or her mountain biking skills.


With four divisions of off road racing (Beginner’s, Recreational, Sport, and Advanced) you’re sure to find a race that will fit your skill level.  And for the young riders, there’s a Children’s race that remains on the parks roads and lawn.  There will be a male and female class in each division and many age categories in those divisions. Each participant will get a T-shirt and water bottle. Awards, merchandise or cash could be yours, too, if you are a top finisher!


Come join us for a challenging test of your endurance, and we’ll guarantee mountains of fun!  Happy trails!  Registration forms will be available closer to the event date.

Pipestem Creek Trail Run


The Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Trail Run at Pipestem Creek Trail on August 15, 2020.  Registration will be at 8AM with race starting at 9:00AM.  The race will include a 3 mile and 8 mile race with age group competition.

For more information contact the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Office, 252-3982.  Come Run on Saturday and Ride your bike Sunday!  Registration forms will be available closer to the event date!