Outdoor / Nature


Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound (SUMMER): Get out this summer for some exercise with a four legged friend. The Quincy Park District and Quincy Humane Society are teaming up to bring you Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound.  The Quincy Humane Society will bring a group of dogs to Moorman/Wavering Park that could use a walk and a good friend. The dog walkers are free to roam the park with their canine counterparts until the 10:30 AM meeting time back at the original drop off location. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times.  AGES: 15+
June 6 – August 8, 2019 (Thursday):  9:30-10:30 a.m.


Horsing Around (SPRING & SUMMER):  Does your child love horses?  Register them for ‘Horsing Around.’  Students will learn all about horses, feed, tack, doing chores, grooming, types of riding and leading.  They will also get to ride during the final class.  This class will take place at the Quincy Equestrian Services & Therapy (QUEST) Stables, 48th & Ellington, Quincy.  GRADES:  3-6.
April 4 – May 9, 2019 (Thursdays):   5:00-6:00 p.m.
June 6 – July 18, 2019 (Thursdays):  5:00-6:00 p.m.
July 25 – August 29, 2019 (Thursdays):  5:00-6:00 p.m.

Natural-Born Explorers (SUMMER): Children will enjoy a variety of nature based activities, games and art projects, while exploring the natural elements that make Quincy’s Parks so beautiful.  AGES: 6-11
July 3 – 31, 2019 (Wednesdays):  11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Summer Playground – Morning and Afternoon Sessions (SUMMER): The Quincy Park District’s Summer Playground program is open to area children and is held at several locations with no pre-registration required, just drop in and register on site!  AGES: 5-12
June 10 – July 26 (Monday through Friday):
Bob Mays Park 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Johnson Park 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
South Park 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Berrian Park 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Madison Park 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Reservoir Park 1:00-3:00 p.m.