Rec on the Run Revs Up for Another Summer!

Rec on the Run Vehicle
What is Rec on the Run

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.

Rec on the Run distributes specially designed activity boxes on a first-come, first-served basis. Boxes allow accessible activity pick-up on-site.

Where can I find Rec on the Run?

During the evenings the program operates on-site from 5:00-7:00 PM; Monday at Northwest Park, 448 Tolland Turnpike; Tuesday at Westside Oval, 110 Cedar Street; Wednesday at Market Field, 163 Spruce Street; and Thursday at Center Memorial Park.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Paint Week | 06/06/22-06/10/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Explore watercolors and have fun with sun catchers – you’re never too old to have fun painting!

Color ME Week | 06/13/22-06/17/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Customize your project and make it your own! Color Me Week is offering a variety of projects including anything from friendship bracelets to funny little creature pets.

Fiber Arts Week | 06/20/22-06/24/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Cross Stitch, basket weaving, and wall hangings, just imagine the possibilities for creative imagination!

Velvet Art Week | 06/27/22-07/01/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Have fun doodling away and creating one-of-a-kind magnets. Trade them with your friends or just display them on the fridge!

Gratitude Week | 07/05/22-07/08/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Card making your way. Something special about being about to send that special message to a friend or loved one – a keepsake they will always treasure.

Nature’s Journal Week | 07/11/22-07/15/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Start a journal the next time you take a walk, you may discover something new or have a great idea. Take notes, draw, write a poem and remember the day.

Paint Week | 07/18/22-07/22/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

It’s always fun relaxing and playing with paint and colors!

String Art Week | 07/25/22-07/29/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

A retro craft back for the next generation to discover!

Collage Week | 08/01/22-08/05/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Using mixed media and no rules just your imagination needed. Using a variety of materials to create one of a kind masterpieces.

Mystery Week | 08/08/22-08/12/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

If you like surprises then you will enjoy what you find inside this box! It’s sure to be fun for the whole family!

Button Up Week | 08/15/22-08/19/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Design your own button or badge and show off your individuality with your special message.

Hats Off 2 Summer | 08/22/22-08/26/22, 5:00-7:00 PM

Hoping everyone has had a wonderfully creative time this summer. Using a variety of hats, caps and visors for you to make your own.

Rec on the Run Van Illustration

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