Kids’ Fun

Free fun runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

“The Pit” includes a large range of activities for ages 2 through 18. Activities open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thanks to South Slope Cooperative Communications, all activities are free.

Please note that the petting zone, pony rides and Minute to Win It Games only run for limited hours. 

Grace Community Church also kindly provides a Diaper Depot, where parents and babies can take a break in the shade, make a quick change, or grab some necessary supplies they might have forgotten at home.

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July 2019

Play Structure

July 13

Explore the park's new permanent playground structure.

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Rock Playground

July 13

Climb a dozen rock structures at Centennial Park's newest playground.

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Petting Zoo

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Petting Zoo

Only from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Miller Petting Zoo will be onsite. Feed will be available for purchase for $1/cup.

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Inflatables

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Inflatables

It wouldn't be North Liberty Blues & BBQ without inflatables! Seven inflatable rides and games will be in the park to jump in from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We'll have several units for toddlers, a 40 ft obstacle course, 20 ft high slide, and a few units for teens and adults to join the fun, too!

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Hands-on Activities

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Art Projects

For family fun under a shaded tent, create art projects with these local non-profits and service organizations: North Liberty Community Pantry North Liberty Community Library UNESCO City of Literature Herbert Hoover Presidential Library FRYfest Iowa Children's Museum Iowa Youth Writing Project National Czech and Slovak Museum North Liberty Porchfest Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Laser Tag

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Laser Tag

Grab 10-12 of your friends (ages 8 and up) and play a game of laser tag in Centennial Park! Navigate the playing field wearing programmed headbands as you battle your opponent.

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MLB Strike Zone

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Provided by South Slope Cooperative Communications, put your pitching skills to the test at the MLB Strike Zone! Each participant will get three pitches. If at least one throw makes it through the strike zone hole, you'll be awarded a small prize.

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Cornbox

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free-play fun in South Slope Cooperative Communications cornbox. While you're there, register to win a prize!

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Face Painting

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Select a fun design to be applied to you face, arm, ankle, or shoulder! To make sure every child can participate, we ask that parents help limit their children to one design each.

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Pony Rides

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

We excited to welcome Pony Go Round to Blues & BBQ for the first time. They will be have six ponies at the park to give rides to children 12 years and younger between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Minute to Win It Games

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sign up to play in one of the scheduled Minute to Win It competitions! Stop by the North Liberty Community Library's tent near the art tents day of the event to register for a game. Space will be limited, with only 16 spots per age group, so sign up as soon as you arrive to the park to guarantee your spot. There will be four age groups for healthy competition: Pre-K to 3rd Grade, 4th-6th Grade, 7th-12th Grade, and Adults. Please…

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