Better Together July Play Challenge

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Better Together July Play Challenge

Monday, July 1, 2024 to Wednesday- July 31- 2024
Various Kentwood Parks
July is Park and Recreation Month and Kentwood is ‘Where You Belong!’ Park and recreation agencies nationwide are recognizing the month with summer programs, events, contests, commemorations and celebrations. Here in Kentwood, we’re celebrating with a fun month-long challenge to get outdoors and enjoy the park spaces and events we have in our community. 

Starting July 1, you are invited to experience the spirit of community and outdoor exploration in the Better Together July Play Challenge! Embrace daily tasks that encourage you to recreate outdoors, discover the beauty of local parks, and immerse yourself in special events throughout the City of Kentwood. Join us on this month-long journey of shared adventures, where each day's task promises a unique opportunity to connect, celebrate, and make lasting memories together.

How to Play
  1. Check out the calendar of activities below.
  2. Record each day's activity by taking pictures! One submission per day per family. You can send photos each day or send them all at the end of the month. Submit in one of the following ways:
    • Submit online here or click the button below.
    • Email photos to
    • Share on social using #BetterTogetherPlayChallenge
  3. Receive one entry per activity completed throughout the month. Each entry you submit will be entered to win a basket full of Kentwood prizes.
  4. One winner will be chosen on Thursday, August 1.
Submit your photos button

Calendar of activities
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July Play Challenge Calendar