Summer Activities



The 62nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Elks #995 & Parks & Recreation Dept. and will be held on Saturday April 16, 2022 (weather permitting) at 11:00am in McElroy Park.


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.



The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the 27th annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (10th ST. & 17th AVE. S.W.) June 11-13, 2021.

June 11 – 10am– 5pm

Learn Kiting from the Pros


June 12—10:30am—4pm
 Kids Kite Building

Concessions, Music and Door Prizes


June 13— 10:30am-4pm

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 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

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race


The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an off road mountain bike race on Sunday, August 15, 2021.  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 14, 2021.  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!