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Outdoor Recreation Calendar

  1. Trail Run Meet-Up: Cedarock Park

    April 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cedarock Park

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  2. Get Hiking! Guilford Mackintosh Trail

    April 29, 2019, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina

    A 3-mile hike on natural surface trails (roots, rocks, etc.) over rolling terrain with a few steep hills and a moderate pace. Wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and bug repellent. Trekking pole/hiking stick recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. The hike starts promptly at 5:45 pm. Plan to arrive a few minutes prior to start time. Meet in the circular parking area at the end of the park road near the trail head. Restrooms are also available here. Registration required.

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Recreation & Parks Calendar

  1. Burlington City Park Amusement Rides Open Good Friday

    April 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington City Park

    The Burlington City Park amusement rides will open on Good Friday, April 19th from 10:00am – 8:00pm, weather permitting. Bring your family out to City Park and start a tradition! For more information to plan your trip, including fees and ride guidelines at City Park, please visit The Carousel is down for refurbishment & will not be operating.

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  2. Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

    April 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:10 PM @ Fairchild Community Center

    Ages: 2 to 5 years old The Burlington Recreation & Parks Fairchild Community Center will host its annual “Glow-In-The-Dark” Easter Egg Hunt. Lights will go out, eggs start to glow, and kids scream with excitement seeing the colorful Easter eggs glowing on the gym floor. Please bring your kids on time and don’t forget your Easter basket! Registration is not required.

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  3. Easter in the Park

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ City Park

    Join B-town Events in City Park to find goodies left by our Recreation & Parks Easter Bunny. Free amusement park rides, cookie decorating, photos with the Easter Bunny, family egg walk, live music, games & treats by Burlington concessions. Our Easter in the Park event is free to attend and no registration is necessary. See you at Burlington City Park!

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  4. Fairchild Community Center Easter Egg Hunt

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:10 AM @ Fairchild Community Center

    Ages: 2 to 12 years old Burlington Recreation & Parks presents Fairchild Community Center’s 4th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunt will start promptly at 10:00am, so bring your baskets and get ready for some fun. The age groups will be 2-5, 6-8, and 9-12 years old. Each age group will be fenced in a secure area so that the kids will be safe and secure. We will also have a special guest at our event, “The Easter Bunny”! Families are welcome to take pictures to commemorate the event. A drawing will be hosted for each age bracket of baskets, candy, stuffed animals, etc., to add to the Easter fun! Registration is not required.

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  5. Spring Break Fundays

    April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019 @ Thataways Youth Center

    Dates: April 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 (closed April 19) Times: 7:30am - 6:00pm Ages: Elementary & Middle School Students Local schools will be out on Spring Break in plan for your child to spend a FUN-day week with Burlington Recreation & Parks (BRPD) at Thataways Youth Center! Fundays features hands on activities, active play, and sometimes special guests too! Part-Time Afterschool Participants and Public can now pay online. If a child has not participated in a BRPD Afterschool or Funday this school year, a registration form will also be required.

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  6. Basic Archery Instruction

    April 24, 2019, All Day @ Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina at the Clubhouse (temporary indoor archery range)

    Burlington Recreation & Parks invites youth to experience basic archery at the Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina’s Clubhouse. Participants will be taken through a lesson promoting safety and archery basics encouraging a focus on performing a proper shot: featuring an introduction to archery, safety on the range, using a string bow, and 11 steps of archery success through the NASP curriculum ( Space is limited; all participants must pre-register and complete a registration form with liability waiver the day of the program.

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  7. Trip to Lazy 5 Ranch

    April 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ John Robert Kernodle Senior Center

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  8. Archery Practice Session

    April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina at the Clubhouse (temporary indoor archery range)

    Burlington Recreation & Parks invites youth ages 9 to 16 who have completed “Basic Archery Instruction for Youth” with Burlington Recreation & Parks, back to the range for more practice. Participants will review standard safety and range procedures then spend the majority of the time shooting and trying out fun archery games. Space is limited; all participants must pre-register and complete a registration form with liability waiver the day of the program. Archery equipment will be provided so please leave all personal archery equipment at home. Participants may bring a water bottle with their name on it and a healthy nut free snack. We ask everyone to wear comfortable clothing, tennis shoes, and secure hair out of the face.

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  9. Hidden Science of Alamance County

    April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ North Park

    Come explore the science of organizations working throughout our community. The Fire Department, Touch-a-Truck, Stormwater Smart, and many more will be presenting hands-on activities and exhibits! This event is hosted by North Park Library and The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park in collaboration with the North Carolina Science Festival.

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