Rec on the Run Shifts Gears

We’re thrilled to announce a slew of new of Rec on the Run offerings this winter with delivery options for Manchester residents! Want to learn more about Rec on the Run? Continue Reading!

Rec on the Run is the Town of Manchester Department of Leisure, Family and Recreations’ mobile pop-up creative arts, sports and games vehicle offering programs and activities to Manchester residents in neighborhoods and parks around our community. 

Manchester residents with a valid recreation membership can call (860) 647-3084 to purchase a Rec On The Run Box for pick-up or delivery.

COVID-19 Considerations

We plan to offer all our activities in a “to-go” box formats. These boxes will allow easy activity pick-up onsite or for delivery. We ask that you refer to CDC and State guidance regarding social distancing and preventative measures to ensure your safety and the safety of our community when picking up on-site.

Rec on the Run staff will be required to wear proper PPE while on-site, while preparing the program materials, and while delivering boxes.

Winter Rec on the Run Boxes

Standard Boxes

Color Me Box

Add some color to your life with a Color Me box! Color Me boxes include an assortment of Color Me activities from backpacks to stuffed animals, markers, and more!

Menu: Option 1/Option 2/Mystery

Fee: $10.00 #ColorMe

Scratch Art Box

Explore this unique art form and scratch away a work of art! This box includes scratch art templates and a wooden pencil to create a masterpiece.

Menu: Scratch Signs/Scratch Shapes

Fee: $10.00 #ScratchArt

Animal Mask Box

Have some fun creating your own animal masks. Get creative and design your own! Boxes include 5 masks, construction paper and markers (animal sounds sold separately).

Fee: $10.00 #AnimalMask #RecOnTheRun

Weave It Box

Weave a wall hanging, a bracelet or necklace or just design your own slap bracelet! This weave it box contains everything you need!

Fee: $10.00 #WeaveIt #RecOnTheRun

Doodle Art Box

Doodle art boxes to your doodle art desire! These doodle art boxes contain multiple velvet art pieces and a pack of marker.

Fee: $10.00 #DoodleArt #RecOnTheRun

Kindess Rocks Box

Kindness can be shared in many different ways. This Kindness Rocks box provides all you need to create a positive message for someone to find in a park or greenspace near you!

Fee: $10.00 #KindnessRocks #RecOnTheRun

Specialty Boxes

Fall Crafts Box

Fall is here. Ring the Bell! Design your own wood cut leaves and get into the fall spirit. Boxes include 8 wood cut leaves, markets and construction paper to design your own!

Fee: $15.00

Release Date: 10/05/2020. #FallCrafts #RecOnTheRun

Gratitude Box

What are you thankful for? Our Gratitude Box contains greeting card templates, blank cards, construction paper and colored pencils to be able to share your gratitude with the world! Write a thank you card or just design a card to remind you to be thankful!

Fee: $15.00

Release Date: 11/02/2020 #Gratitude #RecOnTheRun

Winter Crafts Box

 Now’s the time to create your Winter Crafts. This box includes an
Apple Bird feeder kit to be able to feed our winter friends as the seasons change. (Apple not included.)

Fee: $15.00

Release Date: 12/05/2020. #WinterCrafts #RecOnTheRun

When placing your order, indicate the Eastside Zone or the Westside Zone to schedule a delivery.

Delivery Service

A pilot delivery service will be made available to Manchester residents, twice weekly, with active recreation membership with the department. When making a selection over the phone please indicate if you’d like to pick-up your order or schedule a delivery. If selecting delivery, residents will be asked to select their delivery zone to determine their delivery day (Eastside Zone 1/Westside Zone 2).

Pick-Up Service

Let us know when ordering that you’d like to pick up your order. Pick-up site located at the rear door of 39 Lodge Drive, Manchester CT, Monday and Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 AM. Orders must be placed over the phone to pick-up onsite.

Rec on the Run Vehicle

For more information about this program call Manchester Recreation Division.

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