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Fall Fun

Come see the parks at their most colorful. Go on one of our leaf-peeping tours or read our guide to the best fall foliage walks.

Learn more about fall foliage

We're turning fall into one big party season! From hayrides to pie-eating contests to farm tours, come celebrate the arrival of autumn at our parks!

Find an upcoming fall festival

Get ready to hit the ice! Our outdoor ice skating rinks open in late October. 

Find an ice skating rink near you

Now's the perfect time of year to see all kinds of birds flying south during Fall Migration.

Find the best places to go birding

From pumpkin festivals to haunted tours, come celebrate the spirit of Halloween at Parks!

Find an upcoming Halloween event

Play ball, swim, and work out in our affordable rec centers, located across the city.

Learn more about joining a rec center

Find out how you can learn how to swim, join water exercise classes, or try out for our swim teams. 

Learn more about our swim programs

We’ve got free fitness classes for all interests and activity levels, all year round.

Find a class

 

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