FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2023
Parks & Recreation’s Free Indoor Playground Program Opens December 5, 2023
KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble and the Director of Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce that ‘Replace the Parks,’ a drop-in, indoor playground program at the Andy Murphy Neighborhood Center will be open to the public starting on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.
The free indoor play space will be open to pre-school aged children from 9:00am to 2:00pm on Tuesdays and Fridays in the gym at the Andy Murphy Neighborhood Center, located at 467 Broadway in Midtown Kingston. Adults are required to stay with their children at all times.
Mayor Noble said, “I appreciate the Parks & Recreation Department utilizing the indoor facility in this way, which will provide a warm place for small kids to play and socialize in the winter months.”
Lynsey Timbrouck, Director of Parks and Recreation said, “Parks and Recreation is excited to bring back the Replace the Parks program for another season! With the colder weather upon us, it’s important that parents have options to bring their children someplace warm to stay active.”
Replace the Parks is a drop-in program, no registration is required. The program will take a holiday break beginning on December 22, 2023, and will resume on January 2, 2024. The program will run weekly on Tuesday and Fridays until March 22, 2024. When Kingston City Schools are on a 2-hour delay or closed due to inclement weather, the program will be cancelled.
More information is available at: https://kingston-ny.gov/replacetheparks.