For Immediate Release
May 19, 2016
Contact: Carmen Stewart
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami Lakes has once again been recognized as a Playful City USA community for the 8th year in row! Playful City USA communities are acknowledged for making a commitment to play and physical activity by developing unique local action plans to increase the quantity and quality of play in their community.
"Receiving another Playful City USA designation is a great honor for our Council, staff and residents. Miami Lakes has made even greater strides to improve the quality of services for our town's children. This past year we opened our state of the art Youth Center, established a Youth Council and have continued to expand our family friendly programs that educate youth, and provide them with a lot of fun! Miami Lakes truly is a Playful City USA," said Mayor Michael Pizzi.
The Town of Miami Lakes was commended for their efforts in providing children with ample opportunities for play. Playful City USA celebrates and highlights these unique initiatives developed by communities across the country. Sponsored by the Humana Foundation, Playful City USA is a national program from KaBOOM! that celebrates and promotes local policies that increase play opportunities for children.
The Town offers a variety of programs for all ages and skill levels, for more information on the Town’s programming, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/recprograms or contact Katya Lysak, Leisure Services Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org