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.

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 Nathan Hale Activity Center, 160 Spruce Street; and Thursday at Center Memorial Park.

Summer 2023 Schedule

Paint Week | 06/05/23-06/08/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Splash into summer with some water colors,  let your creativity flow out onto the paper.

Color ME Week | 06/12/23-06/15/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Use your imagination, make it your own. Select from a variety of projects: from puppets to sea creatures, everyone is unique.

Button Up Week | 06/19/23-06/22/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Display your individuality, design a button/badge, raise awareness, support a cause,  just have fun!

Tie Dye It! Week | 06/26/23-06/29/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Celebrate 2023, Manchester’s Bicentennial, with some color!

Nature’s Journal Week | 07/03/23-07/06/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Step outside and take a walk, collect your thoughts and favorite things, remember them in a journal. (No Program 07/04/23)

Doodles & Velvet Week | 07/10/23-07/13/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

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

Color Me Week | 07/17/23-07/20/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Use your imagination, make it your own. Select  from a variety of projects: butterflies  to sun catchers, everyone is unique.

Junk It Week | 07/24/23-07/27/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Using a variety of recycled elements, what will you create? A buzzing bee?  A flower?

Built It Week | 07/31/23-08/03/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Always fun to squish, twist and roll some clay. Create an imaginary creature,  mini flower pot, maybe a kindness message?

Paint Week | 08/07/23-08/10/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Everyone is an artist, relax and take a little time out creating a masterpiece.

Bead It Week | 08/14/23-08/17/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

A bowl full of colorful beads, who wants to string together a necklace, bracelet or maybe a something unexpected!

Tie Dye It Week | 08/21/23-08/24/23, 5:00-7:00 PM

Celebrate the end of our 2023 season and Manchester’s Bicentennial, with some color!

Rec on the Run Van Illustration

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