ENERGY at the Park

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Greensboro's Parks and Recreation Department operates ENERGY at the Park, a free summer neighborhood playground program, at various sites throughout the city. 


What is ENERGY at the Park?
ENERGY at the Park is education, nutrition, exercise, recreation, and games for youth. The goal of the program is to provide children ages 5-15 (five-year-olds must have completed kindergarten to participate) with a location within their neighborhood to participate in active and passive activities during the day. Play is supervised by department staff during posted hours. However, in inclement weather staff will leave the playground.

PlaygroundLocations 
Douglas Park - 705 Douglas Park St.
Eastside Park - 429 Gillespie St.
Hampton Park - 3111 Four Seasons Blvd.
Hannaford Park - 1701 Hannaford St.
Heath Park - Holts Chapel Rd.
Rosewood Parks - 1400 Mayfield Ave.
Woodmere Park - 2100 Autumn Dr.

Please note, the program will not meet at Arlington Park. Area residents are welcome to attend the program at Douglas Park.

Registration 
Registration is taken at each site starting June 24.
Simply drop your child off at the park on the first day of attendance. Then, fill out a participant information form and provide emergency contacts. 

Dates & Hours of Operation
June 24 through August 8
(Mondays through Thursdays)
10 am to 3 pm
Closed July 4

Food Service
Lunch is provided, free of charge, on site via the Guilford County Schools Summer Feeding Program. 

This program is weather-dependent. Locations may close due to severe weather, such as intense heat, rain, thunder or lightening. Parents will be notified in the case of an early closure. For more information, please call 336-373-7502 or send an e-mail.

Our Philosophy
We strive to provide quality summer programming for the youth of Greensboro. Our goal is for every child to leave the program with new skills, interests, friends, and life lessons.

Be sure to check out other summer camps offered by the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department.