Free summer activities for children
Updated: Aug 31
Summer is here at the Port Huron Parks and Recreation Department and we have several free activities for children and families to stay active, enjoy the weather, and spend quality time together!
Experience the enjoyment of watching a blockbuster movie from the comfort and convenience of your car in downtown Port Huron! Drive-in movies are projected onto a large outdoor movie screen. Movie-goers may drive their vehicle into McMorran’s southwest parking lot, near the Blue Water Area Transit Center, and may watch the movie. Audio is available at 90.1 FM and movies begin at dusk. For the complete movie lineup visit www.porthuronrec.com/events/drive-in-movies.
Visit Palmer Park, located at 2829 Armour St. to ride our outdoor Super Slide! Riders must be at least 5 years old and 40 inches or taller. The Super Slide is weather permitting and is open from June 15 to Aug. 14. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. For more information please visit www.porthuronrec.com/superslide.
Rec on the Go provides free sports equipment, arts and crafts to kids ages 3 and older at various times and locations in Port Huron. Rec on the Go is scheduled for Wednesdays starting on June 16 through July 7. For more information please visit www.porthuronrec.com/events/rec-on-the-go-1. Rec on the Go is sponsored by the Community Foundation of St. Clair County and the John and Rose Marie Wismer Fund, Wilson Foundation, SportPort, Marysville Recreation Department, St. Clair Recreation Department who have sponsored this program.
Sport Port is an sports related equipment lending program making sports equipment more obtainable! It's just like checking out a book at the library, but for sports! Please return the equipment so others may enjoy it too. Adults and children may borrow from Sport Port. Sport Port is located in the Pro Shop inside McMorran Place and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Sports gear such as flag football kits, various types of sports balls, volleyball, soccer and badminton nets are available. Backyard games such as corn hole, ladder toss, Kan Jam, and Spikeball are also available.
The Port Huron Recreation Department provides a safe, fun, and active recreation and learning environment for adults and youth. Individuals may attend programs, clubs, camps, and special events throughout the year. For more information or questions, please call the Recreation Department at 810-984-9760 or visit us at the Palmer Park Recreation Center, located at 2829 Armour St. in Port Huron.