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Safety City

46th Street and Avenue U
Office: (806) 767-2712
Fax:  (806) 775-2686

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday ~ 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
(NOTE: Open Rec Hours are cancelled when Summer Camps and Scheduled Classes are taking place.
Please call ahead for availability, (806) 767-2712.)

Katie Yandell, Aquatics and Specialty Programs Coordinator

Safety City is a unique kid-sized town where school age children learn hands-on the rules of pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety. More than 6,000 kids go through the program each year.

Safety City has expanded its program to include seat belt education and hosting on-site Safety Fairs that attract area hospitals and safety organizations. But we offer much more through our special programs and services. Come join us!

After School Program
Safety City now offers an after-school program for kids ages 6-12 from September 25 through December 19, 2014, Monday-Friday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. daily. This program will provide children with an afternoon snack, activities and fun in a safe learning environment. This is the first year that Safety City has been able to offer this exciting new program, made possible by a grant from the National Recreation and Park Association and Wal-Mart to teach nutrition education during after school hours.  Limited spots are available, so register now by calling Katie Yandell or Ben Frietag at (806) 767-2712. 

Field Trips and Tours
Groups interested in a future safety class can tour the facility by contacting Safety City and scheduling an appointment.  Children learn about car, bike and pedestrian safety according to age. Great for scout troops and church groups!
$4 per child.

Safety City Health and Safety Fair
Each year, Safety City hosts an annual Health and Safety Fair in May.  Parents and children will be able to visit over 25 booths hosted by local health and fitness organizations, and there's always plenty of activities and games for the whole family!  Admission is free!

Trick or Treat Street
Trick or Treat Street is a night packed with delicious fun!  Round up your fairies, superheroes and littlest goblins for this safe and friendly trick-or-treating extravaganza hosted by Safety City on October 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  Children and parents will parade around the kid-sized streets walking from one child-sized building to the next collecting treats and goodies while actively practicing good traffic safety techniques.  Admission is Free.

Summer Activities
Summer Safety Camp
Youth ages 6-12 years old will enjoy a week long Safety Camp at Safety City!  Field trips, swimming, safety curriculum and more!  $100/week  Offered twice during the summer.

Open Recreation
Open recreation hours are from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday-Friday.  Any day LISD has a student holiday bring your bikes, strollers, skate boards, scooters, and other road safe body powered device and ride around Safety City.  Bring snacks and have a picnic.  Fees are $2.00 per person.

Bicycle Lessons
Need help learning to ride your bicycle? Staff at Safety City will help you learn, plus teach you all the safety issues that go along with riding your bike! 5-30 minute lessons, plus we provide a helmet you keep at the end of the lesson. $40/child Call (806) 767-2712 to schedule.

Birthday Parties
Safety City can be rented for private birthday parties during the summer. We provide "Goody Bags," supervision and playtime.

Party Pricing
Up to 10 children: $100 for the group.
Each additional child $7.50 each

Special Needs Programs
Safety City has ADA compliant equipment for children with disabilities.  Any child can participate in learning the importance of safety and enjoy the freedom of riding a bicycle in a safe environment.  Call (806) 767-2712 to schedule.

Safety City is operated by the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department.