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April - June Events

 Easter Egg Hunt | Just Another Mudder (JAM) | Arbor Day Celebration | Big Bang Rockfest 
O.K. Kid's Day | Kid's Garage SaleFather & Son Camp Out

Easter Egg Hunt
April 8
Join McDonald's, City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department, Pittsburg Area Young Professionals and the Pittsburg YMCA for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. This event is FREE to area children ages 0-9 yrs.

Easter Egg Hunt 

Location: Lincoln Park & Don Gutteridge Sports Complex
Special Needs on Ted Carnino Field
0 - 2 years old on Cheryl Stice Field
3 - 5 years old on Bill Russell Field
6 - 7 years old WEST of Band Dome
8 - 9 years old WEST of 6 - 7 age group
Time: 11:00 am

***Please note, all children participate in their individual age groups at the same time,
please plan accordingly and bring additional friends and family to help with multiple children households***


Just Another Mudder & Gorilla Dash
April 22

We are excited for the upcoming 2017 event as PPRD will be partnering with PSU 's ROTC program 
to bring you an even bigger and better event!

Kids, are you up for the challenge? Try the J.A.M. course!
PPRD's Just Another Mudder (previously known as the Mini Mudder) is a youth 1 Mile obstacle course that will have kids ages 5 and older crawling, jumping, running and much more through a mud filled course! T-shirts are included with the entry fee! 

Tennis Shoes are required for the race!
***Don't forget to bring an extra change of clothes, shoes and a towel!***

We are challenging area school student to a little friendly competition! 
The school with the most student participants will be named the Fittest School and will receive a trophy and bragging rights!
High School students (Grades 9-12) must participate in Gorilla Dash 5K. 

PSU's ROTC Gorilla Dash is an adult 5K obstacle course that will consist of over 30 obstacles to be navigated in order to complete the course. This event is open to ALL skill levels for ages 14 and older regardless of prior experience!
Anyone and everyone is welcome!

DIVISIONS: Individual or Team | Male | Female | Coed
Public Service (Fire, EMS, Police, Military, etc.) | PSU Organization | High School

Contact Sara Vacca at  

Mini Warrior Dash

Location: PSU Baja Course, Pittsburg, KS
Ages: Kindergarten and Up
Time:  Heats from 9:00am - 1:30pm | New heats starts every 1/2 hour
Registration Fees
 Jan. 1 - March 10
March 11 - April 7
April 8 - Day Of
Just Another Mudder (Youth)
Gorilla Dash - Individual
Gorilla Dash - Team (5 people)

Arbor Day Celebration
April 28

Arbor Day
 Location: Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th
Time: TBD
FREE to attend!

 Big Bang Rockfest
April 29

 If you love music, then this is the event for you!! 
 To support the 4th of July Firework display, the City of Pittsburg is teaming up with downtown local venues and bands!


   Big Bang Rock Fest
Time: TBD
Fee: TBD
O.K. Kid's Day
May 6
Outdoor Kansas Kids Day is a statewide event designed to introduce not only children, but parents,
grandparents, and friends to what the outdoors has to offer. We have a ton of events this year that truly includes
activities for all ages. This event is open to all ages, but all children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Visit the Kansas Wildscape Foundation's website to learn more about the WildLifer Challenge!
Enroll in this FREE program today!
O.K. Kids Day
Location: Lakeside Park, 402 W. Washington

   Kid's Garage Sale #2
June 3
Have your kids outgrown some of their clothes or become too big for some of their toys?  
This is their chance to sell them and get cash to spend for winter and spring breaks

Space is limited to only 20 spaces! Register early!

Kids Garage Sale

Location: Lincoln Center
Time: 9:00AM - Noon
Fee: $8.00 for first table | $5.00 for each additional table

 Father & Son Camp Out
June 17

Dads, Grandfathers and uncles bring your son, grandson and nephew to our annual
Father & Son Camp Out!!!! We will have an evening of swimming, a movie, s’mores and
games before winding down to camp out overnight and then enjoy breakfast the next morning!

Camp Out

Check-Out: TBD
Location: Pittsburg Aquatic Center 
Fee: TBD