Special Events

2022 Father Daughter Dance

Share a magical evening with your little girl(s) including music, dancing, photo opportunities, snacks, activities and much more! 

General Information

  • Date: February 12, 2022
  • Time: First Dance is 2:00pm - 4:00pm; Second Dance is 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $40 per couple and $5 for any additional child

2022 Spring Celebration

 The Spring Celebration is fun for the whole family! We will have a fun and exciting egg hunt for children ages 3 - 10.
General Information

  • Date: April 23, 2022
  • Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Egg Hunt Time: Children ages 0-5 11:00am; Children ages 6-10 11:45am
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: Free  

 2022 Annual Kids Fishing Day!

Lafayette Parks, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club will provide all of the tools necessary for your youngsters to fishing.


The catch and release fishing day is open to all children ages 3-14. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Fees & Extras

All bait and equipment is provided. This event is FREE! Lunch is provided.

General Information

  • Date: June 18, 2022
  • Times: 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Location: Munger Park
  • Fee: Free

2022 Mother Son Afternoon Out

Put on your bowling shoes and get ready for a fun time!  This event will provide an opportunity for moms and sons to spend quality time together at Lafayette's best bowling spot.  Registration fee covers 2 hours of unlimited bowling, two beverages, goody bags, and photos at our selfie station.

  • Date:  October 8, 2022
  • Times:  1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location:  Mike Aulby's Arrowhead Bowl
  • Fee:  $40/couple

 2022 Holiday Drop & Shop

Do you have last minute holiday shopping to finish? Drop your children off at the McAllister Recreation Center for an evening of entertainment so you can finish shopping or wrapping! Dinner will be provided and ages 5 - 12 are welcome to participate.

General Information

  • Registration Begins: November 7
  • Date: Friday, December 9
  • Times: 5:30 .p.m - 9 p.m.
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $10 for 1 child; $5 for each additional child

2022 Donuts with Santa

Join Santa and his helpers for breakfast, holiday crafts, and games.  Write a letter to Santa and grab a picture with him before he heads back to the North Pole!

General Information

  • Registration Begins: November 14
  • Date: Saturday, December 17
  • Times: 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $10 per family