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.
The Recreation Division special events list includes:
Movies in the Park
Enjoy some family outdoor fun while watching a movie with the community.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!