As a city founded on community, the city of Canton offers many summer recreation activities!

2017 Summer Night Ball

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2017 Summer Day Recreation

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The Summer Day Recreation program is held in Kennedy Park at the corner of Kidder and 2nd Street. The children meet each day at the ball fields near the swimming pool. We kickoff our program Tuesday, May 30 and keep kids busy through the end of July. Children are not required to attend every day.


  • 5-6 year olds – 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • 7-8 year olds or 1st-3rd graders – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • 9-12 year olds or 4th-6th graders – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Policy:

If a severe weather warning is issued, day recreation is cancelled. Alternative indoor activities may be scheduled when it is raining or wet. Cancellations will be posted online as soon as they are announced.