Summer Activities



The 64th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Elks #995 & Parks & Recreation Dept. and will be held on March 30, 2024 at 11:00am at McElroy Park (weather permitting). We will also have the Easter Bunny there to help celebrate the day.  Get a picture with the Easter Bunny for only $12!


Pictures with the Easter Bunny will take place from 10:00am – 10:45 with the egg hunt happening at 11:00! Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available after the event as well. We hope to see you there!

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.



May 30, 2024 from 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.  Rackets will be available for both kids and adults to try their hand at tennis.



The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the 30th annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (10th St. & 17th Ave. S.W.) on May 31 – June 2, 2024.


10:00am– 4:00pm

Kids Kite Building and Vendor Show on Saturday Only


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.


A special thank you to Quality Inn and i3G Media for helping sponsor this event! 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



The “Wings on Strings” Kite Club and the Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a kite building class during the Kite Festival, on Saturday, June 1st.  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



June 27, 2024


Kids Safety Day is set for June 27, 2024 at the Jamestown Civic Center from 9:00am to 1:00pm.   This event is free and open to all kids up to age 12. Join us for fun and learning on how to stay safe including a bike rodeo, free bike helmets, weather safety, water safety, and much more! The event is sponsored by Community Health Partnership and Central Valley Health.



June 28th, 2024  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. 

Open Play Street Hockey


Check out our free open play street hockey during the month of July in the west parking lot of the Winter Sports Building.  We will provide hockey sticks, pucks and nets.  Please wear closed toe athletic shoes and join us for some fun!  You don’t have to be an experienced hockey player to join in the fun, it’s a great, fun activity for any skill set.  Join us on Wednesday nights in July to check out how fun street hockey can be. 


Dates: July 10, 17, 24, 31


Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Party in the Park


July 13, 2024


July 13th is National French Fry Day!  We are celebrating with a Party in the Park.  Join us for music, family activities, hot dogs and french fries! She the date and keep your eyes peeled for more information.

Summer Sand Volleyball Tournament


August 11, 2024 starting at 2:00pm


August 11th is national ‘Play in the Sand Day’!  Grab your friends and put a team together for 4-6 person tournament at McElroy Park.  Co-ed teams must have both genders on the court at all times and this is a single elimination tourney.


Fees: $80 per team. 

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race


August 17, 2024


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 is closed!  We will re-open registration before our 2024 race!



Kids Race (8 and under)



Pipestem Creek Trail Run


August 17, 2024


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 is closed.  We will reopen registration closer to the 2023 race date.



Kids walk/run

Adult walk/run