The Mason Parks & Recreation Foundation is involved in a number of projects, special events and activities to help fulfill its mission of preserving Mason’s livability. The funds raised enhance and expand our community’s parks, trails and recreation programs and provide access and opportunity for all.
- Adaptive Ball Fields at Makino Park - Playing the game of baseball is a dream of many children however for children with disabilities often times the fields can be a deterrent to play. The Adaptive Ball Fields at Makino Park will be built with inclusivity at the fore front. Fields will include surfaces that allow athletes with mobility issues to easily navigate, dugouts that allow all teammates to gather, accessible restrooms, and so much more.
- Common Ground Playground - Common Ground Playground is an all-inclusive playground designed to encourage children and adults of all levels and abilities to interact with each other. Common Ground is about much more than simply providing accessibilty for children with physical disabilities.
- A Matter of 50 Meters - In an effort to continue to build a culture of wellness in Mason, the City will be offering its newest wellness amenity, the Mason Municipal Aquatic Center, to the community in 2021. The Mason Municipal Aquatic Center will offer residents and individuals of all ages an opportunity to learn how to be safe in the water. The facility will include an outdoor heated leisure pool that will open in the Spring of 2021. In addition, the City is partnering with A Matter of 50 Meters to raise funds to construct an enclosed 50 meter pool as part of the facility. The 50 meter pool will provide the opportunity to host regional events and expand aquatic offerings provided by the City including the City’s nationally ranked competitive swim team, the Mason Manta Rays. Learn more about A Matter of 50 Meters and the impact that the enclosed 50 meter pool will have on the Mason Manta Rays.
- Recreation Scholarship - When kids participate in well organized and developmentally appropriate recreation programs, they gain much more than what meets the eye. Yes, they have fun, learn new skills and make new friends.