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“Get Outdoors Day” has been planned by Kerrville’s Parks and Recreation Department

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Kerrville’s Parks and Recreation Department will host it’s annual “Get Outdoors Day” event on June 9 from 11 AM- 3 PM at Louise Hays Park. Admission is free to the public.

“The goal of this event is to reconnect our youth and families to the great outdoors through traditional and nontraditional programming and recreation activities,” Parks and Recreation Director Ashlea Boyle said. “We have a beautiful parks system. Let’s put down the electronics, grab your family and friends, get outdoors and have a good time.”

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Outdoor activities promoting health and adventure will take place throughout the event. These activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • fitness classes in the park, such as: Kroc Center Zumba, Team Beauty Fitness Dancing, Cardio Kickboxing from P31 Fitness, and boot camp from Camp Gladiator;
  • bubble soccer, bounce houses, dunking booths and Nerf Wars;
  • arts and crafts, Bicycle Rodeo, and nature walks;
  • animal education and petting zoos;
  • food trucks and farmers market vendors.

There will be a Kerrville Craft Beer Run and a sand volleyball tournament (registration fees apply). The Craft Beer Run, a 5K along the River Trail Sponsored by Pint & Plow and Basement Brewers of Texas, begins at 9:30 a.m. Contact jake@pintandplow.com for more information.

The sand volleyball tournament is sponsored by Parks and Recreation with assistance from H-E-B. The Tournament begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Lehmann and Monroe Park volleyball courts. It will be a 4-on-4, round robin, one-game match tournament. The fee is $20 per team. The tournament will also have food, yard-games, music, and raffle prizes.

“We are also looking for nominees to be in our dunking booth,” said Josh Rodrigue, Parks and Recreation Specialist. “If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please let us know. In addition, if you are interested in participating in this event, we would love the opportunity to work with you.”

If you would like more information about Get Outdoors Day programming and events, contact Josh Rodrigue at 830-258-1151 or email josh.rodrigue@kerrvilletx.gov.