Activities for Kids

The community of Springfield, Ohio values our children. Our local Fire Department, Police Department, and other organizations make sure that children in Springfield and surrounding areas have a variety of fun activities around the city year round. Our Activities for Kids are a great way to learn and become familiar with the community of Springfield for both parents and children!


Safety City

Youths: Ages 5 and 6

The Springfield Police Division is once again preparing this years “SAFETY CITY” summer program. “SAFETY CITY” is a five-day educational course for children (ages 5 and 6) who will be attending kindergarten or first grade in September. “SAFETY CITY” is designed to teach children traffic safety along with bike, seat belt and fire safety. Students will also be able to identify and stay away from strangers. Last year, the “SAFETY CITY” program enrolled of over 400 boys and girls. Register online or click here for registration form.

The 2017 “SAFETY CITY” course will be held on the following dates and times at Simon Kenton elementary school.

Simon Kenton

  •  June   12 – 16
    • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  •  June   19 – 23
    • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM  or 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  •  July   10 – 14
    • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM or 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM


  •  July   17 – 21
    • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM  or 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM


Please Note:  The “SAFETY CITY” schedule is subject to change due to class sizes.

  • Each child may attend only one class daily
  • No flip flops
  • No dresses

There is no fee for this course; however, we ask that parents see that their child has transportation to and from their scheduled class and that transportation is timely. You will receive verification of your registration prior to your scheduled class. If you have further questions inference to “SAFETY CITY”, please contact Officer Nate Ashcraft or Officer Dee Embry of the Springfield Police Division at (937) 505-2840. Lastly, we’d like to take this time to thank the SPRINGFIELD PILOT CLUB for helping to sponsor “SAFETY CITY” this year.



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