Spark in the Parks


Summer SPARK in the Parks

What is SPARK?

SPARK is a FREE program for youth in Hastings.  Our program is designed for 2nd-8th graders.  Young people can join our staff at Three Rivers/Cari Park & Lion’s Park in the summer for fun, games, activities, and programs from various community organizations.  The parks will be staffed from 11:30 am-2:30 pm.  SPARK will run Monday – Friday from June 12-August 19th.

**No program July 3-4th


Where will SPARK be this summer, 2017?

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday- Three Rivers/Cari Park
  • Wednesday & Friday- Lion’s Park

Do I need to register my child in advance?

No preregistration is necessary.  Parents/Guardians will be required to fill out an emergency card on their child’s first visit.


What happens in bad weather?

Weather updates will be posted on the SPARK website, Facebook page, Hastings Community Education website and Facebook page, and Hastings YMCA Facebook page.  You may also call the Hastings Community Education office or YMCA office for updates.


For more information on SPARK and other amazing Summer programs in Hastings, see:


Summer 2017 Schedule