Celebrate National Park and Recreation Month at Irvine Play Day July 28

Drop in at Adventure Playground, Great Park, or Lakeview Senior Center for treats and fun.

IRVINE, Calif. (July 20, 2022): The City of Irvine is hosting Irvine Play Day on Thursday, July 28, to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month at Adventure Playground, Great Park, and Lakeview Senior Center. Residents are invited to drop in between 3 and 6 p.m. for games, treats, and giveaway items to celebrate Irvine’s top‑rated parks and centers.

National Park and Recreation Month started in 1985 as an initiative of the National Park and Recreation Association, with the goal of raising awareness of the essential services provided by parks and recreation opportunities in communities across the country. July is also recognized at the state level by the California Park and Recreation Society as Parks Make Life Better Month.

No registration is necessary for Irvine Play Day, and all ages are welcome. All sites will have music, games, refreshments, and giveaway items. Activities will vary at each location:

Adventure Playground Great Park Lakeview Senior Center
University Community Park Visitors Center Patio and Rose Garden
1 Beech Tree Lane 8000 Great Park Boulevard 20 Lake Road
• Crafts

• Giant Lawn Games: Jenga, Connect 4, Checkers

• Ladder Ball, Ring Toss, Hula Hoops

• Photo Backdrop

• Corn Hole, Ring Toss, Spike Ball, Bocce Ball

• Giant Lawn Games:
Jenga, Connect 4

• Bubbles

• Soccer Games

• Photo Backdrop and
Frame Craft

• Bingo Games

• Ping Pong and Corn Hole

• Giant Lawn Games: Connect 4 and Checkers

Irvine Great Park. Photo by Keyang Pang

Visit cityofirvine.org/play for information, including phone numbers and details for each location.

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 310,250 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of Great Park. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.