Parks & Rec Month

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July is National Parks and Recreation Month. This year, we'll celebrate at "Lifetime of Discovery." Join us taking part in our social media contest, or visiting us at Parks and Rec Fest July 29.

Social Media Contest

Win one of four amazing prize packages or VIP access to Parks and Rec Fest by enjoying our parks -- and sharing it. Read full contest rules.

How to Play

  1. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram.
  2. Take a photo at any Greensboro Parks and Recreation facility.
  3. Share it publicly from your social media account and tag it #DiscoverGSO. 
  4. One winner will be randomly chosen on the Fridays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27.
  5. The individual who shared the most #DiscoverGSO photos will win VIP Access to Parks and Rec Fest for 16 people.

Prizes

July 6 Prize Package: Greensboro Science Center tickets, free room rental, round of golf with a cart, archery passes, ten pool passes, kayak passes, a Parks and Recreation T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack. Estimated value: $233.

July 13 Prize Package: Sportsplex Birthday package, round of golf with cart, archery pass, two fall foliage tour tickets, a pier fishing pass, a Parks and Recreation T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack. Estimated value: $231.

July 20 Prize Package: Art Alliance discount, Greensboro Science Center tickets, round of golf with a cart, archery pass, ten pool passes, kayak passes, a Parks and Recreation T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack. Estimated value: $232.

July 27 Prize Package: free tuition for Kindermusik, round of golf with cart, archery pass, two fall foliage tour tickets, a pier fishing pass, kayak passes, a Parks and Recreation T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack. Estimated value: $231.

VIP Package: Chill in a special, shaded area of Parks and Rec Fest with 15 of your closest friends.

Parks & Rec Fest

Parks and Rec Fest will be held from 4-8 pm, Sunday, July 29, at Gillespie Golf Course. It's a day of free family fun, games, inflatables giveaways and a live MUSEP concert featuring the blues and R&B group Sweet Dreams and rock and variety group the Rob Massengale Band. Beer and food are available for sale.

Visit all the booths for a chance to win a Parks and Recreation prize package worth more than $400! 

Visit the mist tent for a Plan2Play Community Conversation, the last community meeting before the department completes its 2038 comprehensive plan. There will be short presentations at 4:30, 5 and 5:30 pm and a chance to win tickets to Cirque du Soleil or the Carolina Cobras for everyone who visits the tent. Visit all the booths to win a Parks and Rec Fest prize package worth more than $400.