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Recreation on the Move

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Recreation Centers on Wheels

The Recreation on the Move mobile recreation centers bring the offerings and benefits of City Recreation Centers right to city neighborhoods. Recreation on the Move increases the access to and knowledge of the many healthy, educational and fun activities that City Recreation provides; will promote visits to Recreation Centers; and will provide information about other City-provided and other leisure–time alternatives available to them. Recreation on the Move embodies the City's commitment to youth in all its neighborhoods. 

Research indicates that youth and families that make meaningful connections with Recreation staff are likelier to engage in other recreation services and programs offered by the City. Youth involvement in after school activity is integral to reducing juvenile delinquency.  The mobile units give youth and their families a safe and comfortable neighborhood location for youth to enjoy physically, mentally, and socially stimulating and healthy activity!

What does Recreation on the Move offer?

The Recreation on the Move vehicles and their engaging staff bring recreation and much more to underserved neighborhoods:

  • Sports, games, and other exercise/physical activities
  • Health and wellness activities and information
  • Homework help and tutoring
  • Fresh, healthy food
  • Arts, music, and cultural activities
  • Environmental education and horticulture activities
  • Information about City Recreation Centers and youth programs, libraries, and other City facilities and services
  • And more!

Summer 2014 Schedule-Regular Stops

Date    East Side Location   West Side Location 
July1-3    Don Sanuels Torres Park  Troup St. Park
July 8-11     Fourth & Peck Park  JP Riley Park
July 15-18  Conkey Corner Park  Jefferson Terrace Park
July 22-25  Grand Ave. Playground  Aberdeen Square
July 29-Aug 1  Pulaski Park  JR Wilson Park
Aug 5-8  Marie Daley Park 10 School Playground
Aug 12-15  Lewis St. Playground  Tacoma Park
Aug 19-22  Ellwanger & Barry Park  Smith & Orchard Park
Aug 26-29 Baden Park Bronson Park

Sponsorship

Recreation on the move is sponsored by MVP Healthcare and the Greater Rochester Health Foundation.

If your organization is interested in sponsoring Recreation on the Move, contact Shannon Grieve at grieves@cityofrochester.gov, or at (585) 428-6985.

Request Recreation on the Move

Interested in having Recreation on the Move roll into your neighborhood or to your event? 
Download the application form, complete, and send by email as a word file or PDF attachment to ROTM Coordinator Shannon Grieve, grieves@cityofrochester.gov.
Problems with the form?   
Please note, due to the high demand of our service, we cannot book events that are less than three hours in length.
 

Our Stationary Recreation Centers!

Go to www.cityofrochester.gov/recreationcenters to see a list of all centers.

For More Information

For more information on the Recreation on the Move program, contact Coordinator Shannon Grieve of the Bureau of Recreation at (585) 428-6985 (weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or email grieves@cityofrochester.gov

   

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 


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