Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard Recreation and Parks

Saturday June 8, 2013 10:01 PM

For more information on the programs listed here, call 614-876-5200. The Hilliard Recreation and Parks Department is located at 3800 Veterans Memorial Drive.


Tidd Family Camp-Out

Bring your sleeping bags and tents (no RVs or campers) to the Family Camp Out and sleep under the stars in Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park. This sleepover includes the movie Finding Nemo, a Dutch auction, a scavenger hunt, a horse-drawn hay ride, a group singalong and a fishing derby.

The camp-out will be from 6 p.m., Friday, July 19 to 8 a.m., Saturday, July 20, at Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park Lake.

The cost is $5 per person with a maximum of $25 per family, which includes all activities, an evening snack and a light breakfast the next morning.

Youth 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older. Register the day of the event.


Saturday, June 15 @ Hilliard Family Aquatic Center

A concert featuring KPS Band will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Duckie Derby will be at 7 p.m. Purchase a duck to race around the lazy river. Proceeds benefit Patches of Light

At 9:15 p.m, the Dive-In Movie, Rise of the Guardians, will play. There is no charge to get into the pool beginning at 9 p.m.


2 Scoops From the Fridge at Heather Ridge

Join the parks and recreation department for an afternoon of fun and free ice cream at Heather Ridge Park. Recreation and Parks Department staff coordinates outdoor activities including the Buckeye Mobile Tour while dishing up ice cream treats. The event is from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, at Heather Ridge Park, 4833 Hawkstone in the Heather Ridge subdivision.


H-Town Throw Down Disc Golf Tourney

The second annual disc golf tourney is set for 3:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 19. Tee times are not required; however, pre-registration is recommended.

Times are: 3:30 p.m., 55 and over; 4 p.m., ages 10-16; and 4:45 p.m., ages 17 and up. Sponsored by Play it Again Sports and Skyline Chili.


Fourth of July in Hilliard

The parade begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 4. Registration required. Awards will be presented at 5:30 p.m.

Parrots of the Caribbean will perform in Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park beginning at 6 p.m. Carnival rides and food vendors in will also be at the park. Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m.