Fun family activities with Lacey Parks and Recreation

Snowman search, take-home cookie kits and more

By Claire Nunn on January 20, 2021

As the rain pounds the pavement and social distancing and restrictions remain in place, you may be left wondering what to do with your family this winter. Don't let cabin fever sink in. Lacey Parks and Recreation has several activities that can be just what you and your family need this winter. 

For the first activity, you will need to wait for a break in the rain or if you're a seasoned Washingtonian, grab your rain jacket and head out anyway. You will be headed to several of Lacey's Parks to discover snowmen that are having a little fun in the parks. Each of the parks has their own game to solve and once solved, participants should email their answers to to be entered in a drawing to win prizes! Participating parks include the following: 

Game ends on Jan. 31, so hurry up and get out and play! Full rules and details can be found here

However, the fun doesn't stop after Jan. 31, continuing on with their Valentine's Day celebrations, Lacey Parks and Recreation is offering two take home kits for some Valentine's Day fun at home. 

The first kit option is their Valentine's-themed activities take home kit which for $15 allows you to enjoy some sweet treats and crafts. Kits must be registered for by Feb. 5 and will be available for curbside pick-up at the Lacey City Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For full details on what the kits include and purchasing details visit

The second kit offering is their Valentine's Day cookie decorating kit for $20. This kit must be registered for by Feb. 5 as well and includes chocolate sugar cookies, frosting and toppings needed to make the perfect Valentine's Day cookies. Your sign-up will also include a step by step video tutorial sent your way to follow along with as you decorate. For complete information on what the kits include and sign-up information visit

The above activities are amongst many other fun activities possible to participate in this winter with Lacey Parks and Recreation. For a full list of activities and additional details on the above visit