• Watch this video from Kids to Parks Day 2014. 
    Save the date! The 5th annual Kids to Parks Day 2015 is May 16th.


    Register your kid-friendly park event below. It is not necessary to create a new event, consider co-branding programs that your park has already planned. 



  • Families, Kids, and Adults


  • We celebrated our 4th annual Kids to Park Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and want to thank you for joining us in this national movement that engages children with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play.

    States, cities and towns across the country participated by proclaiming May 17th as Kids to Parks Day. We are already excited for Kids to Parks Day 2015. Below you will find a proclamation template. Please consider proclaiming May 16th, 2015 as Kids to Park Day in your community and showcase the great outdoor recreation activities available for your residents! 



Exercise and Learn about History

Exercise and Learn about History
by Ephraim, Bullis School Third Grade

Studies show kids who spend more time outside focus better than kids that don’t.  There is also evidence those kids who get outside more often and burn calories by exercising are healthier and not likely to become obese.  I think if you are healthy and better focused your success in school will increase.  Also, kids should go outside to have fun and interact with others.

Parks and historical landmarks are fun places to go to enjoy the outdoors and learn new things.  For example, the FDR Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, are two of my favorite landmarks to visit.  I hope that you will make a point to get outside every day to exercise, enjoy nature and interact with others because it will improve your health all the way around.