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Upcoming October Recreation Events

Post Date:10/04/2018 3:42 PM

Youth Basketball
Registration is being accepted now through November 17, for the Youth Basketball All-Stars League. The league is open to boys and girls ages 6 and 7. The entry fee is $65 per person. The fee includes a team uniform. Registration ends on Sunday, November 17. Registration may be completed online at

The Big Country Haunted Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, October 13. The 13.1 mile race will begin at 7 a.m. and will begin at the Elmdale Baptist Church, 233 Elmdale Rd. Prizes will be awarded for teams and individuals in different age divisions. Runners are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Registration is $35 for individual or $40 for a team. Registration is going on now through
Thursday, October 11. To register online, visit or you can register on the day of the event.

Splash Pads Closing
The City of Abilene Splash Pads are closing for the season on Monday, October 16 and will re-open in April 2019.

Fall Festival
The annual Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 27 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.  This event is free to the public and will be held at Daniels Recreation Center, located at 541 North 8th. The Fall Festival is a fun and safe alternative to trick-or-treating that will feature carnival games, cake walk, costume contest, haunted house, and more.  For more information contact G.V. Recreation Center at 325-676-6443.

For more information on any of these events, call (325) 676-6217 or visit

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