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Welcome to Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District's Online Recreation and Resource Center!

This is your place for fun, education, and resources to keep you active while our facilities are temporarily closed. We are committed to ensuring that we continue to create community and provide you with resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships, and keep building extraordinary experiences.

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Get Active!

Better Health recommends getting in at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day however, teens and kids need at least 60 minutes! Check out Move Your Way for more information on how much activity you and your family need to stay healthy. Here are some resources to help you reach that goal while remaining indoors.

Activities for kids 

Exercise your mind

It's easy to veg on video games and television while at home, but it's just as important to stay physically active as it is to stay mentally active! Try these resources to keep your mind sharp.

Learning For Kids

Get Creative!

Use this time to pick up a hobby! Having a hobby helps to relieve stress and keep boredom at bay. Try something new with the links below.

Games and Crafts for Kids

Get Connected!

When limiting your physical contact with people, it's important to remember to make and maintain emotional connections. Try a few of these ideas to stay connected with friends and family.

  • Write and send a letter to a loved one
  • Watch a movie together with Skype or Facetime 
  • Host a virtual playdate with Skype or Facetime
  • Call a friend or family member you haven't spoken to in a while
  • Take care of yourself; make sure to eat a well balanced diet, get plenty of sleep, and stretch at least twice a day
  • Play board games with your family or use facebook to play games with your friends
  • Play hide and go seek, charades, and other low contact games
  • Set a day to do some spring cleaning with your faimly
  • Have an impromptu dance party with your family
  • Tips for camping with the whole family (including your baby)

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