Menifee Honored As Playful City USA

A national organization has honored Menifee for providing recreational places and activities for children, municipal officials announced in a release.

The city is one of 31 cities in California and 258 nationwide to be designated as a 2017 Playful City USA,  a recognition program sponsored by KaBOOM!. The nonprofit is dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of children, especially those from impoverished families.

Menifee’s Community Services Department operates eight parks and a recreation center, summer programs for children and youth-oriented special events.

In the Inland Empire, Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga and San Bernardino also received the 2017 Playful City USA honor, according to KaBOOM!’s website.

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