Recreation & Special Events

Responsibilities


The Recreation Division provides opportunities for the public to participate in diversified programs of recreational activities designed to meet the needs of all Douglas area citizens. These programs include special events and programs designed to provide social and recreational opportunities to all community residents.

Civic Rec

Register for our events through our Civic Rec Website just click below for more information.

Civic Rec Special Events Registration  

Sign up to give out candy for our 2022 Trunk or Treat  *Businesses, schools, and organizations only (not for public use)* 

*Just a reminder that everyone must create an account first see below for specific instructions*

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Special Events


The Recreation Division special events list includes:

Movies in the Park 

Enjoy some family outdoor fun while watching a movie with the community. 

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Get Out And Play

Bring your family, and friends to enjoy some community fun filled with activities and games for all ages!

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D-Hill 5K Run 

This event is intended to raise funds to keep the "D" on D-hill lit up since it creates a sense of pride in our community. The course is split into two parts for everyone to enjoy whether you are a runner or not!

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Dia de los Ninos

Celebrate the children in your life and spend some quality time with them, while enjoying a ton of activities, games, raffles, prizes, music and much more!


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Douglas Days and Parade

Douglas Days celebrates the Past, Present and Future of the Douglas community. Throughout our event there is music, vendors, a talent show, a car show and bed races.

 

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Summer Camp

A fun and safe environment with free breakfast and lunch, structured activities, presentations, STEAM activities, outdoor/ indoor games, movies and snacks for ages 5-12!  

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4th of July and Parade

The Fourth of July Summer of Freedom Celebration features festivities on the weekend, such as a movie night, parade, exciting activities, games, homerun derby, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, live entertainment, and food trucks ending with a spectacular fireworks display!

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Care Fair

A fun family back to school event to assist as many students as we can by providing backpacks and school supplies to students in need!

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Pancake Fly-In

A family friendly event which fundraises money to keep the "D" on D-hill lit, enjoy a day up in the sky as you fly to the border and then eat a free pancake and egg breakfast!

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Mexican Baseball Game

An event for the community to watch well known baseball teams square off and enjoy a wonderful celebration with live music, raffles, mascots and an authentic baseball cuisine!

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Relay for Life

This event is a life-changing cancer fundraiser that helps communities across the globe fight back against cancer. 

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Trunk or Treat

A family-friendly, free, and safe event for the kids of all ages! Which includes a different theme each year, Trunk or Treat, games, contests, prizes, music, and lots of fun!!

Trunk or Treat 2022 Flyer/Details

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Christmas Tree lighting and Parade

Celebrating the kick-off to the holiday season the Christmas tree lighting ceremony recognizes different organizations throughout the years. There is free hot chocolate for everyone and prizes for the kids. The Christmas light parade brings the community together as well as those family members returning to Douglas for the holiday season.  

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December Activities 

A December to remember filled with weekend holiday fun for everyone to enjoy! There is free hot chocolate, cheer performances, dance performances, music, band performances, contests, Christmas lights, games and prizes!  

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Toys for Tots/ Stuff the Truck

An event created to help the community in need during the cold Christmas season! The community, City of Douglas and Fire Department come together and raise money, toys, jackets and food for those families in need! Take pictures with Santa, Christmas characters, eat free popcorn, chips, hotdogs, drink hot chocolate, juice, and enjoy an amazing Christmas celebration filled with toys for kids, family hay rides, and games for all ages!

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