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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Axe throwing now available at Boundless Adventures in Bristol Woods Park

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A new axe throwing range at Boundless Adventures in Kenosha County’s Bristol Woods Park will make its official debut this weekend.

The range offers several lanes available for rentals, for use by one to five people each, featuring both authentic ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Kenosha County Bike-to-Work Weeks are June 4-18

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Kenosha County and the City of Kenosha’s annual Bike-to-Work Weeks are returning June 4-18, County Executive Samantha Kerkman and Mayor John Antaramian announced today.

As in other recent years, the festivities will be bookended by two community ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Kenosha County Parks to offer another busy schedule of summer programs for all ages

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Kenosha County Parks is offering another action-packed summer of free community activities, County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced today.

The Warrior Poet Yoga Series kicked off the season back in May, offering free yoga classes at a different park ev...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Petrifying Springs Biergarten to celebrate 2022 season opening on Friday, May 27

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The Petrifying Springs Biergarten in Kenosha County’s Petrifying Springs Park will officially reopen for the season with a ceremonial keg tapping this Friday, May 27, County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced today.

Kerkman and County Board Sup...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Boundless Adventures in Bristol Woods Park now open for 2022 season

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The Boundless Adventures aerial adventure park within Kenosha County’s Bristol Woods Park is now open with spring schedule hours, County Executive Samantha Kerkman announced.

Through June 12, the park will be open for climbing from 3 to 8 p.m. ea...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Free Warrior Poet Yoga Series kicks off in May

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Following the success of the free Traveling Yoga Series from last year, yoga teacher Steve Willis will be presenting Warrior Poet Yoga again this year, Kenosha County Parks announced today.

The weekend series beings May 7 and runs from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Kenosha County, U.S. Army Corps sign off on Pike River South Branch project partnership

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and others gathered today to mark the signing of a landmark agreement that will enable a transformative ecological restoration project.

The agreement formalizes a partnership between the Army Corps and Kenosha County, a...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Kenosha County unveils new apps showcasing parks, bicycling amenities

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Two new web applications showcasing Kenosha County’s park and bike amenities are now available for the public’s use, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The Kenosha County Parks app may be accessed at https://www.kenoshacounty.org/parksapp.&n...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Kenosha County seeking seasonal park employees

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Kenosha County Parks are actively recruiting for a host of seasonal job positions, with a $200 hiring bonus being offered to successful applicants, Parks Director Matthew Collins said today.

Available seasonal or part time positions include:

  • Lifeguard (with...
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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of Pike River Phase II Restoration Project

Phase 2 Pike River restoration work in Petrifying Springs Park

The completion of the Pike River Phase II restoration project in Kenosha County’s Petrifying Springs Park will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this Friday, Oct. 15, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

Members of the public ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark completion of new amenities at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park

Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park ribbon cutting invite

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser invites the community to celebrate the completion of new amenities at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Tuesday, Oct. 12.

Attendees are invited to attend and listen to remark...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Kenosha County to host Fall Wheel Ride on Saturday, Sept. 25

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser invites bike riders of all ability levels to participate in the annual Fall Wheel Ride to Petrifying Springs Park from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Sept. 25.

“Fall is a beautiful time of the year in Kenosha County, and...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Oktoberfest returns to the Petrifying Springs Biergarten Sept. 17-19

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Can three full days of German festivities make up for lost times? The Biergarten crew is determined to make this year's celebration worth the wait.

After a one-year hiatus, Oktoberfest returns to the Petrifying Springs Biergarten in Kenosha County...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

10th Annual Oktoberfest celebration returns to Old Settlers Park on Sept. 11

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The 10th Annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest will be held noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Old Settlers Park, 24100 75th St., in Paddock Lake.

The festivities will include authentic German food and beverages, live music and danc...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Kenosha County Suffrage Celebration rescheduled for Sept. 8

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Kenosha County’s celebration of 101 years of the women’s right to vote, delayed by inclement weather last month, is now rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 8.

The festivities will run from 7 to 9 p.m. on the lawn outside the Anderson Arts Center, 6603 Third A...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Free Military and Veterans Family Day to be held at Boundless Adventures Sept. 24

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Kenosha County Parks, Boundless Adventures, and the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services will host the second annual Military and Veterans Family Day climbing event at Boundless Adventures in Bristol Woods Park from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24.

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Picnic in the Park returns to Petrifying Springs Park this Saturday, Aug. 21

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Kenosha County Parks will host its annual Picnic in the Park celebration this Saturday, Aug. 21, at Petrifying Springs Park.

The day will be filled with family-friendly activities including live music, interactive kids' activities, food trucks, fi...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

UPDATED: Kenosha County Suffrage Celebration postponed due to weather

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* UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to inclement weather. It will be rescheduled for a date to be announced.

Kenosha County invites the public to celebrate 101 years of the women’s right to vote at a special event on the evening of Tuesda...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Kenosha County Parks, Kenosha Symphony Orchestra to host Symphony in the Park

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Kenosha County Parks and the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra will present the first-ever Symphony in the Park concert at Petrifying Springs Park, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

Spectators are invited to attend this FREE event at 6 p.m. Saturday, ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Kenosha County Parks to offer busy schedule of summer programs for all ages

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Kenosha County Parks is offering several free outdoor activities this summer that are sure to get everyone moving, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The Traveling Yoga Series kicked off the season in May, offering free yoga classes at a differe...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

2021 Bike-to-Work Weeks begin with June 5 Bike Rodeo

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Kenosha County and the City of Kenosha’s annual Bike-to-Work Weeks will kick off with a Bike Rodeo event for families on Saturday, June 5, County Executive Jim Kreuser and Mayor John Antaramian announced today.

During Bike-to-Work Weeks, June 5-1...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Kenosha County’s Silver Lake Park Beach to begin 2021 season

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Kenosha County’s Silver Lake Park Beach will open for the season this Saturday, May 29.

The beach will be open through Labor Day, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Capacity limits that were in place in 2020 are lifted this year.

Daily entry fees, unchan...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Pike River Phase II streambank restoration work to begin at Petrifying Springs Park

Before view of the Phase II Pike River Restoration area in Petrifying Springs Park

Construction of the Pike River Phase II Streambank Restoration and Pedestrian Bridge Replacement project in Petrifying Springs Park will begin in late spring, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

This project will be accomplished with the ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Traveling Yoga in the Park series returns for 2021

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Kenosha County Parks will offer a free Traveling Yoga in the Park series on weekends this season.

Classes will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, during the months of May through September at various Kenosha County Park...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Oak savanna restoration project underway at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park

Oak tree planting at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park

Kenosha County is transplanting 100 oak trees within Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park this spring.

Over the last 15 years, Kenosha County has received and planted free tree saplings from the Argosy Foundation as well as overstock from Kenosha County&...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Petrifying Springs Biergarten to begin 2021 season

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The Petrifying Springs Biergarten in Kenosha County’s Petrifying Springs Park will launch its new season with weekly soft openings beginning this Saturday, April 17.

Weather permitting, it will be open from noon to 9 p.m. each Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. e...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Boundless Adventures to open for 2021 season, with social distancing measures in place

A climber in the trees at Boundless Adventures

The Boundless Adventures aerial adventure park within Kenosha County’s Bristol Woods Park is set to open for the season this Friday, April 2, Parks Director Matthew Collins announced today.

Similar to last year, the park will operate with additional COVID-...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Traveling Yoga in the Parks series to run throughout September

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Kenosha County Parks will offer a free Traveling Yoga in the Park series on weekends throughout September.

Classes will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday throughout the month at various Kenosha County Parks.

This program is sponsored by cer...

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