Kenosha County’s parks are planning another busy season of summer activities, including the popular Petrifying Springs Biergarten and Silver Lake Park beach area and the new Boundless Adventures aerial adventure park located inside Bristol Woods County Park.

Coming in June are the weekly activities that launched two seasons ago in Petrifying Springs Park. New events this summer include a bike rodeo and a food truck tour.

“For years, I’ve said it should be our goal to wear out the grass in our parks,” said County Executive Jim Kreuser. “I love to see it when our parks are filled with people, enjoying activities or simply taking in the scenery.”

The summer’s major activities include:

Yoga in the Park

Dates: Mondays, June 10 through Aug. 5

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Petrifying Springs Park, 5555 Seventh St., at Area No. 4

Ages: All ages are welcome (those under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian).

Cost: Free

Details: Classes will be for be geared for all levels from beginners to intermediate. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mats.

Tots in the Park

Dates: Mondays, June 17 through July 22

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Where: Petrifying Springs Park, Area No. 6

Ages: 3 to 5 (Parents/guardians must accompany children)

Cost: $28 for six sessions or $5 per session. (Note: This is hosted by the Pringle Nature Center. The cost is $25 for Pringle Nature Center members or $4 per session.)

Registration: Registration is required. Contact Pringle Nature Center to register at 262-857-8008 or download an online registration form at https://bit.ly/2PAKXfz.

Details: Tots in the Park is a parent/child participation program offered to preschoolers and their parents or guardians. Every week, the program offers a different theme, including nature and educational activities such as story time, crafts and hands-on learning activities.

CrossFit in the Park

Dates: Wednesdays, June 12 through Aug. 7

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Where: Petrifying Springs Park, Area No. 4

Ages: All ages welcome (under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian)

Cost: Free

Details: Free CrossFit classes will be available for people looking to participate in an exciting way to be active. “Although this is a high-intensity exercise that is a strength and conditioning program, all are welcome to participate in a fun new way to stay healthy,” according to CrossFit Kenosha, which hosts the classes.

Movie Night in the Park

Dates: Fridays, June 14 through Aug. 23

Time: Dusk

Where: Petrifying Springs Park, Area No. 1 (next to the Biergarten)

Details: To find out which movie is playing, “like” Kenosha County Parks on Facebook for weekly movie listings.

Yoga on the Beach

Dates: Sundays, June 9 through Aug. 11.

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Where: Beach area at Old Settlers Park, 24100 75th St. in Paddock Lake.

Ages: All ages are welcome (under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian)

Cost: Free

Details: Classes, taught by Yoga Tree Wellness Center, will be for be geared for all levels from beginners to intermediate. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat.

Twilight Jazz

Dates: Tuesdays, June 25, July 9, July 23, Aug. 6 and Aug. 20

Time: Dusk

Where: Soccer field north of the Anderson Arts Center, 6603 Third Ave.

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages are welcome

Details: Twilight Jazz is a free outdoor concert series. There will be food vendors available as well as outdoor bathroom facilities. A 50/50 raffle to support the Anderson Arts Center is offered at each concert. Audience members should bring blankets and/or lawn chairs; no seating is provided.

Biergarten Food Truck Tour

Dates: Thursdays, June 27, July 11 and Sept. 26 and Saturday, Aug. 24 (combined with the Picnic in the Park event)

Time: 5 to 10 p.m.

Where: Petrifying Springs Biergarten

Cost: Admission is free. Guests can purchase food and beverages from vendors of choice.

Ages: All ages are welcome

Details: The “Traveling Food Truck Tour” will gather at the Biergarten, offering “street eats” from up to 20 food trucks at each event. Activities also include a craft beer tent, music and interactive games.

Kenosha County Bike Rodeo

Date: June 1

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Where: The starting point is in Petrifying Springs Park, in the Highway JR parking lot, followed by an organized bicycle ride on off-street trails to the Moose Lodge, 3003 30th Ave.

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages are welcome.

Details: The inaugural Kenosha County Bike Rodeo is a free event to promote bike safety and safety on trails for people of all ages. Highlights include an organized ride from Petrifying Springs Park to the Moose Lodge, along with safety classes, bike checks, raffles, food and the Kenosha Police Department’s annual bike auction. For more information, call the County Executive’s Office at 262-653-2600.

DairyAir Bike Ride

Date: June 15

Time: 7 a.m.

Where: Starting point is in Bristol Woods County Park, 9800 160th Ave., followed by an organized ride to the Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast at the Mighty Grand Dairy Farm, 22811 18th St. in Brighton.

Cost: Bike ride is free; tickets for the Dairy Breakfast are $6 for adults (free for children under age 6).

Ages: All ages are welcome.

Registration: Register online at https://dairyairbikeride2019.eventbrite.com

Details: The 27-mile round trip ride starts at Bristol Woods Park and ends at Mighty Grand Dairy Farm. Note: Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department personnel will follow riders to and from the breakfast.

Two Wheels for Two Counties

Date: June 23

Time: Registration opens at 6:30 a.m.

Where: Brighton Dale Park, 830 248th Ave. in Brighton

Cost: $25 per person before June 16; then $30 per person

Ages: All ages are welcome.

Registration: Register online at https://www.krbikeclub.com/annual-ride

Details: Bicycle riders will travel on county roads of Racine and Kenosha, choosing a 26-, 43-, 62-, or 100-mile route. Proceeds will support bicycling in Racine and Kenosha counties. Contact the Kenosha Racine Bike Club at krbikeclub@hotmail.com or 262-497-2798 for more information.

Picnic in the Park

Date: Aug. 24

Time: 1:30 p.m. to dusk

Where: Petrifying Springs Park

Cost: Free; food and refreshments are available for purchase

Ages: All ages are welcome.

Details: This Kenosha County Parks celebration will include live music, food trucks and interactive family activities. The festivities will cap off with a fireworks show at dusk.

For more details, event rules and information about other activities, visit the Kenosha County Parks website at http://parks.kenoshacounty.org, call 262-857-1869, or check the parks on Facebook at http://facebook.com/kenoshacountyparks.

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