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Leesburg Celebrates National Kids to Parks Day with Photo Contest

Winner will receive a one-day family pass to AV Symington Aquatic Center.

Post Date:05/03/2018 1:47 PM

Leesburg, VA (May 3, 2018) – National Kids to Parks Day is Saturday, May 19, 2018.  To celebrate, Leesburg is hosting a photo contest to encourage families to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors by visiting the town’s parks.

The Leesburg Kids to Parks Day photo contest will run from May 16, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. to May 19, 2018, at 10:00 p.m. The winner will receive a one-day family pass to the outdoor pool at AV Symington Aquatic Center and will be invited to attend the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to be recognized by the Council. 

Photo contest rules are:

  • Photos must be taken in a Town of Leesburg park and feature kids or families enjoying the outdoors.
  • Photos must be posted on the Leesburg’s Kids to Parks Day Photo Contest Facebook page at  by 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Facebook page will go live at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
  • Name of the park must be included in the submission.
  • Use the hashtags #kidstoparksday and #leesburgpicinthepark
  • By entering the photo contest, participants grant the Town of Leesburg permission to use their photographs for marketing purposes.
  • Contest participants must be 18 or older. 

The winning photo will be posted on the Town of Leesburg website and the Ida Lee Parks & Recreation and Town of Leesburg social media accounts.

For more information about the Kids to Parks Day Photo Contest, please visit or contact Ashton Echols, Assistant Events Coordinator, at

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer

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