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Kearney Park & Recreation

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June 2019

Sue Bush Run

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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All ages. This kick-off event to Heritage Day has great tradition with generally over 100 participants. The 5 kilometer course is good for beginners as well as advance runners. Medals awarded for first-third place finishers in each age/gender division. Special prizes will be randomly drawn during the awards ceremony. Entry forms will be available in May. Register by May 23 to receive a t-shirt.

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Sue Bush Memorial Two Mile Run/Walk

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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$10 – $13

AWARDS: • The top three finishers in each two mile run age and gender division will receive a medal. REGISTRATION: • If you pre-register by Thursday, May 23, you will receive a free race t-shirt. • Two Mile Run entry fee: $13 • Two Mile Walk entry fee: $10 • Event day registration will be accepted from 8:00-8:45am at the Peterson Senior Activity Center in Yanney Park. • Register online at www.KPRregister.org, at the KPR Office (2005 1st Ave.), Phone…

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Heritage Day

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Heritage Day has become a traditional “kick-off to summer” celebration for Kearney residents. The focus of Heritage Day is to build on family unity and community togetherness, recognize park contributors, as well as to provide a formal opportunity to “cut the ribbon” on new features at Yanney Park. Last year, “Heritage Day”, drew an estimated 2,000 people. Some of the activities this year include: Sue Bush Memorial Run/Walk, Storybook Walk, Family Fishing Day, giant inflatables for the kids, Cabela’s Kayak…

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Splash Bash Pool Party

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harmon Park, 3020 5th Ave.
Kearney , NE 68845 United States
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Games, sno-cones, music & prizes! Inflatables that can fit through the front door can be taken in the pool. June 14 @ Harmon Pool 1:00-5:00pm July 19 @ Harmon Pool 1:00-5:00pm August 9 @ Centennial Pool 1:00-5:00pm

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Kearney Summer Baseball Day Camp

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Patriot Park, 4511 E 56th Street
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$70 – $80

Each summer Nebraska Baseball Academy conducts several day camps in various towns throughout the state of Nebraska. Day Camps are what we consider All Skills Camps and is for age 2nd grade - HS Seniors. Lunch is included! Facility: Patriot Park (4511 East 56th Street) Lunch is provided to all participants and is included in the registration fee. EARLY Registration Fee:  $70.00 (before May 17) LATE Registration Fee:  $80.00 (after 8:00am on May 17) SPECIAL NOTE: Everyone who attends a camp through the…

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Community Olympics

June 28 - June 30

Team registration is currently being accepted for the 24th Annual Community Olympic Games, sponsored by CHI Health Good Samaritan and the City of Kearney Park and Recreation Department. The Games are scheduled for June 28-30, and are for people 18 years of age and older. Teams are comprised of 10-30 people. Some of the events include: softball, pickleball, swimming relays, obstacle course, capture the flag, volleyball, horseshoes, team football challenge and tennis. The final registration deadline is Monday, May 13,…

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CHI Health Good Samaritan Olympiad

June 29 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Since 1993, Kearney has been the site for one of central Nebraska’s largest 5K events. Competing on paved residential streets, participants complete a 3.1-mile loop with the race’s start and finish on Avenue A east of Good Samaritan’s emergency room. Walk slowly or run a fast race—there’s a division for everyone. And medals will be awarded to first through third place runners in each age group. Race starts @ 7:30 a.m. Register Here

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July 2019

Jr. Recreational Tennis Tournament

July 18 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm
Harmon Park, 3020 5th Ave.
Kearney , NE 68845 United States
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Singles – Thursday, July 18 at Harmon Park Tennis Courts Doubles – Friday, July 19 at Harmon Park Tennis Courts Registration deadline: Friday, July 12 Ages 7-14 This tournament is designed for players who rarely or never play in USTA sanctioned tournaments. Players should know how to keep score. The USTA “10 & Under Tennis” format will be used for ages 7-10. USTA Membership is required for this tournament. Medals to first-third place finishers.

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Splash Bash Pool Party

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harmon Park, 3020 5th Ave.
Kearney , NE 68845 United States
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Games, sno-cones, music & prizes! Inflatables that can fit through the front door can be taken in the pool. July 19 @ Harmon Pool 1:00-5:00pm August 9 @ Centennial Pool 1:00-5:00pm

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Kearney Slow Pitch Softball All-Star Game

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harvey Park, 901-1299 E 44th St
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Men's & Women's Slow pitch all star games Home run contest for adults

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August 2019

Splash Bash Pool Party

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Centennial Pool, 700 W 11th Street
Kearney, United States
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Games, sno-cones, music & prizes! Inflatables that can fit through the front door can be taken in the pool. August 9 @ Centennial Pool 1:00-5:00pm

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Havoc at Harvey – Coed Softball Tournament 2019

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Harvey Park, 901-1299 E 44th St
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Round Robin Pool Play with advancement to a single elimination tournament. Minimum of 4 games guaranteed. Entry Fee: $150 ASA Rules & KPR League Rules. 24 Teams Max. D, E & F Divisions. Awards to top teams in each division. Registration opens: Wednesday, June 5 Deadline: Monday, August 5

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September 2019

Grandparents Day at Yanney Park

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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$5

All ages welcome. $5 for each participant. Register by Wednesday, September 4 Enjoy a fun filled afternoon at the beautiful Yanney Park! Grandparents and grandkids will have plenty of opportunity to spend some quality time together through a variety of activities! Crafts and activities will be geared towards kids ages 4-12 years old. Max. 150 Participants.

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November 2019

32nd Annual Fall Blitz Adult Volleyball Tournament

November 23 - November 24

November 23 & 24 at various gyms in Kearney Registration Deadline: Friday, November 1 Ages 16 and older A popular tournament for coed and women’s teams with proceeds benefitting the Kearney Middle School Volleyball

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December 2019

Holly Jolly Jog

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Jog at 2:00pm and 5k at 3:30pm Yanney Park Dash like Dasher or prance like Prancer in this one mile kids run around the lake or a 5k! Decorate cookies at Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen after the completion of the race. Awards for the most creative costumes. Proceeds to benefit KHS HOSA Organization and the Society of the Year.

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