Children who grow up utilizing their community park and recreation resources have the opportunity to thrive as both children and adults. These "Park and Rec Kids" grow up engaging with nature, learning social skills on the playground, creating life-long healthy habits, cultivating sportsmanship through rec sport leagues and so much more.

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