Kids to Parks Day 2023
Published on May 03, 2023
WHEREAS, May 20, 2023 is the thirteenth Kids to Parks Day organized and launched by the National Park Trust, held annually on the third Saturday of May; and
WHEREAS, Kids to Parks Day empowers kids and encourages families to get outdoors and visit local parks, public lands, and waters; and
WHEREAS, we should encourage children to lead a more active lifestyle to combat issues of childhood obesity, diabetes and hypertension; and
WHEREAS, Kids to Parks Day will broaden children’s appreciation for nature and outdoors; and
WHEREAS, Kids to Parks Day will recognize the importance of recreating responsibly while enjoying the benefits of the outdoors.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Joseph C. Winfield, Mayor of Oro Valley, do hereby proclaim May 20, 2023 as
KIDS TO PARKS DAY
and encourage residents of Oro Valley to make time to show the children in their lives a neighborhood, state, or national park on this day.
Dated this 3rd day of May, 2023