Summer Kids Fest offering Friday fun through Aug. 10

Every Friday this summer, kids can find fun activities to do at Summer Kids Fest at Exchange Park Recreation Center in Decatur.

The event, an initiative of the DeKalb Police South Precinct and a number of community organizations, kicked off June 8 to provide structured activities for children during the summer break from school.

The weekly night of games, sports and activities takes place Fridays through Aug. 10.

Each week, games, basketball, fishing and other activities are on tap from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  

Summer Kids Fest, which is free to attend, is open to youth, ages 10 – 17It provides young people a safe place to interact with each other, encourage their development, coping skills and education, and  providing opportunities to positively interact with DeKalb County Police officers.

Exchange Park is at 2771 Columbia Drive.

For more information, email Jacquelyn Hines at