Lebanon Named a Playful City USA Community for the 2nd Time!

posted May 18, 2016, 7:38 AM by Meagan Preston   [ updated Jul 18, 2016, 8:26 AM ]
The Recreation and Parks Department is proud to announce that the City of Lebanon is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the 2nd time. Celebrating it 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. 257 communities exhibiting Playability are to be recognized as part of 2016 Playful City USA Program. 

“We are thrilled to recognize these communities that have invested their time and efforts to put kids first,” said KaBOOM! CEO James Siegal. “Balanced and active play is crucial to the well-being of kids and the communities that they thrive in. By integrating play into cities, the leaders of Playful Cities USA are working to attract and retain the thousands of families that want homes in close proximity to safe places to play.”

To learn more about these cities, see the full list of 257 communities named 2016 Playful City USA honorees or gather more information on the Playful City USA program at www.playfulcityusa.org.