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Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department hosts O.K. Kids Day  

City Press Releases

May 1, 2019

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department and Pittsburg State University will host O.K. Kids Day, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday, May 4, at Lakeside Park.

Sponsored by the Kansas Wildscape Foundation, O.K. Kids Day (Outdoor Kansas for Kids) is a statewide initiative, designed to introduce children and their families to outdoor recreation and promote an active lifestyle.

Families will enjoy activities like a fishing derby, canoeing, sidewalk chalk, archery and other outdoor games.

Registration begins at 7:30 am and prizes will be awarded at 2:00 pm. This event is free and open to all ages. Children under eight years must be accompanied by an adult. A list of activities will be posted to the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department Facebook page at

For more information about O.K. Kids Day events happening throughout the state, visit Kansas Wildscape Foundation’s website:


The mission of the City of Pittsburg is to provide exceptional services, facilities and activities with integrity, professionalism, excellent customer service and a commitment to economic vitality.