Wausau Wisconsin


February 28, 2017

Wausau Playgrounds

Registration Form (26 kb pdf)                             Flyer (69 kb pdf)
2016 Playground Program Information


Who Children attending Grades K through 5 for the 2016/2017 school year
When June 13 to August 4, 2016
Fee $31 each Resident/$40 each Non-resident

Wausau playgrounds are staffed by college-age adults who excel at leading games and arts and crafts.  In case of rain, playgrounds move into school gyms or multi-purpose rooms except on Fridays.  If it rains on a Friday there is no playground program that day.

Playground Sites Street Address Days of Week Times
Marshall School 1918 Lamont Street Mon, Wed  8:30 a.m. to Noon
Grant School 500 N 4th Avenue Tues, Thurs  8:30 a.m. to Noon
Memorial Park 500 Memorial Park Rd Fridays Only  8:30 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4:00pm
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon sites must register through Wausau Schools Community Connections, 715.261.0581.  You may not register through the Park Department for those days/times.

Wausau City Playgrounds
This program offers four, half-day supervised sites for 5 to 11 year olds; Activities include crafts, games and sports for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grades for the 2016-2017 school year.

Registrations are welcome by mail, at the Park Department, 212 River Drive, Ste #2, or you can register at the playground of your choice. The Monday through Thursday afternoon sites must register through the Wausau School District, Community Connections, Phone 715.261.0581.  Child must be enrolled in the Community Connections program in order to participate in the Monday - Thursday afternoon playground sites.  Fee covers all 8 weeks!

Fees: Wausau Residents $31/child
Non-residents $40/child

Theme "Summer Cruise"

June 13-17 Week #1
"All Aboard"
Crafts: Beads and Lanyards
Games: Name Games, Team Building
Friday: 8:30-Noon play, 1-4pm free swim at Memorial Pool

June 20-24 Week #2
"Caribbean Holiday"
Crafts: Sandpaper Starfish
Games:Beach Ball Kickball
Friday: 8:30-Noon play, 1-4pm free swim at Memorial Pool

June 27-July 1 Week #3
"Pirate Adventure"
Crafts: Priate Flags and Treasure
Games: Playground Scavenger Hunt
Friday: 8:30-Noon play, 1-4pm free swim at Memorial Pool

July 5-8 Week #4 (no playgrounds July 4)
"Ancient Atlantis"
Crafts: Shell Necklaces, Sharks Teeth
Games: Relay Races
Friday July 8, 8:30-Noon event Free Wacky Olympics; free swim at Memorial Pool

July 11-15 Week #5
"Water Quest"
Crafts: Fish Kites
Games: Amazing Playground Race
Fire Dept Day on Friday Memorial 8:30-Noon - Bring swim suit and towel or extra dry clothes as we will get wet!; 1-4pm free swim at Memorial Pool

July 18-22 Week #6
"Ocean Dive"
Crafts: Deep Sea Creatures
Games: Capture the Flag
Friday: 8:30-Noon play, 1-4pm free swim at Memorial Pool

July 25-29 Week #7
"Beach Party"
Crafts: Dream Catchers, Paper Plate Sun Catchers
Games: Disc Golf
Friday: 8:30-noon play, 1-4pm free swim at Memorial Pool

Aug 1-4 Week #8
"Land Ho"
Craft: Memory Books
Games: Favorite Games Week
Thursday: Memorial Park Picnic, 10am-1pm Picnic at Memorial Park, 1-4pm Pool Party at Memorial Park

Playgrounds last day will be Thursday, August 4, 2016

Playgrounds Code:
In order to maintain a safe and fun play environment for all the participants in our program, we ask that children abide by the Code of Courtesy on the playgrounds and during special events.

Code of Courtesy:
*I will treat myself, other children, playground leaders and guests with respect and not use inappropriate language or make inappropriate physical contact.

* I will respect the playground supplies and not enter the van without permission from the leaders.

*I will respect the school and grounds and only enter the building when I am accompanied by an adult leader. In the school I will use my inside voice and will not misuse equipment.

* I will park my bike, board or scooter, and not use them in the play areas. If I wear in-line skates to the playground, I will bring regular shoes and change into them for playground activities.

*I will follow this code of courtesy when on the playground and during special events.