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Partners in the Park – Northwest Rec Center
July 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join residents, community organizations, and higher ed partners for a series of summer celebrations across the the west side
Partners in the Park (PIP) is a multi-week summer program designed to bring University faculty, staff, students, community partner organizations, and west side residents together in local neighborhood parks. PIP acquaints West side residents with the University of Utah its academic cultural, and research opportunities through shared interests and activities. The program connects potential students with the U and other institutions of higher education, raising their awareness of and access to the lifelong value of higher education. The events also provides west side residents with access to local resources and organizations.
PIP is held on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, five times throughout the summer. Summer 2019 Dates include:
- June 11 at Jordan Park, 1060 S 900 W
- June 25 at Westpointe Park, 1920 W Colonel Rd. (1120 N)
- July 9 at Sherwood Park, 1400 W 400 S
- July 16 at Riverside Park, 1490 W 600 N
- July 30 at the Northwest Rec Center, 1255 W Clark Ave (300N)
The program draws upwards of one thousand residents and partners. Past activities have included dance presentations, balloon tying, a magic show, Frisbee contests, kickball, soccer, temporary tattooing, balloon relay races, raffles, hat making, Taekwondo, gardening activities, bingo, Zumba, jump rope, and face painting. Free picnic dinner is served to attendees at each event.
If your organization or institution would like to table at the events, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to our generous sponsors