By Constance Halonen-Wilson – Public Information Officer, Queen Creek

National Park and Recreation month challenges you to get your game on. Explore Queen Creek’s parks, trails and recreation opportunities this July.

Grab your lei and beat the heat at the Luau Party at the Splash Pad on Saturday, July 13 from 6-8 p.m. From Hawaiian-themed games, DJ and more, there will be fun for all ages. Food vendors will have refreshments available for purchase as you enjoy the Hawaiian-themed festivities! 

The Splash Pad is located at:

Mansel Carter Oasis Park, 

19535 E. Appleby Road

Queen Creek

Queen Creek’s seniors will continue the Hawaiian theme on Wednesday, July 17. The Senior Program, held from 9 a.m. to noon, will include fun games and activities complete with hula skirts. The Senior Program is a free, weekly opportunity for individuals 50 years of age and older to meet new friends, socialize and participate in fun activities. The program is held every Wednesday at the Recreation Annex.

Cool off at the Town’s Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. Held at the Queen Creek Recreation Annex, Town staff will be available to answer questions and share information on upcoming projects. The free event will include dilly bars from Queen Creek’s Dairy Queen.

An initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association, National Park and Recreation Month is an opportunity to celebrate all the ways parks and recreation transform the community. Explore the Town’s trail system along the Queen Creek and Sonoqui washes, visit a park and make time for play.