Buckeye named a 2017 Playful City USA Community

Buckeye is honored to be named a 2017 Playful City USA Community by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization. The honor goes to cities across the country that put the needs of families first so children can learn, grow and develop important life skills.

To be considered for the award, Buckeye’s Recreation provided residents with a variety of improvements, programs and events including:

  • A new ADA trail and connector trail to Sienna Hills
  • The Kid’s Hikes program
  • Numerous outdoor events and programs at Skyline Park such as
    • Stargazing for Everyone
    • Desert Survival Classes
    • Full Moon Hikes
    • All About Mammals Hikes
    • Bike Buckeye (trail etiquette, riding techniques and safety skills)
  • Integrating an obstacle course as part of the festivities for families during the Buckeye Marathon

The recognition includes 258 communities nationwide that make it easy for children to play in safe and engaging places. Overall, more the 4 million children benefit for these type of programs.

To learn more about the city of Buckeye’s recreation classes, programs and events, please visit http://www.buckeyeaz.gov/parks-recreation/

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