Family Fun Weekend

Storybook Land is celebrating providing 41 years of family fun! The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department and Sertoma Club invites everyone to participate in a fun filled weekend. Special activities are planned throughout the summer season. Don’t miss the excitement of the Family Fun Weekend!

Check out the schedule of events and bring the entire family out to enjoy Wylie Park!

Saturday, June 10, 2017


10:00-1:00 p.m. Princess Party
1:00-1:30 p.m. Register for Kid’s Fishing Contest Near Pavilion –Free!
1:30-3:00 p.m. Kid’s Fishing Contest K-6 grades
3:30-5:00 p.m. Sand Castle/Sculpture Building Contest Wylie Park Beach

Sunday, June 11, 2017


1:30 p.m. Raiders of the Lost Park
1:30 p.m. Free Watermelon Feed,Storybook Land,
Sponsored by Ken’s Super Fair Foods & Millstone Family Restaurant
4:00-6:00 p.m. 50% off Paddleboats, Fun Yaks & Canoe Rentals

PRINCESS PARTY


Hear ye, Hear ye! The Princesses of Storybook Land cordially invite you to put on your favorite princess and prince costume and join them for a Princess Party in the Castle. You will have an opportunity to mingle and take photos with the Princesses of Storybook Land.
When: Saturday, June 10
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Storybook Land Castle
Fee: No Charge

KID’S FISHING CONTEST


When: Saturday, June 10, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Where: Wylie Park
Registration: 1 p.m. south of the Pavilion
Equipment: All contestants must furnish their own bait and tackle.
Grades: Preschool-2 and 3-6
Awards: Trophies will be given to winners in each age category for the largest fish and the largest number of fish caught.
Fee: No Charge
Sponsor: Aberdeen Firefighters Local 446 and Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Dept.


SAND CASTLE/SCULPTURE BUILDING CONTEST


As part of the Family Fun Weekend, family teams will have the opportunity to compete for prizes by building either a sand castle or sculpture at the Wylie Beach on Saturday, June 10. Prizes will be awarded on originality, complexity and finishing of the best castle structure and best sculpture structure.
Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. Building is limited between the hours of 4 -5 p.m. All ages are welcome.
Teams should provide their own building materials and tools.
Sand Castle Contest Rules
For more information, please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center at 626-7081.
Date: Saturday, June 10
Registration begins: 3:30 p.m.
Building is limited to: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.


RAIDERS OF THE LOST PARK


As part of the Family Fun Weekend put on your best Indiana Jones hat and follow the clues on the Storybook Land treasure trail to find the hidden treasures. Afterwards, meet up at the Visitor Center to quench your thirst at the watermelon feed!
Date: Sunday, June 11
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Meet at the Castle
  1. Parks Division

    Physical Address
    225 Third Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7015
    Fax: 605-626-7989