December 2017
Mt. San Antonio from Rancho Cucamonga: photo by Amanda Walker
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KaBOOM! Calls Rancho Cucamonga "Playful City USA"

City earns seventh consecutive title.

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The Healthy RC initiative promotes play as essential for a healthy mind and body and, for the seventh year in a row, national organization KaBOOM! recognized that commitment by naming Rancho Cucamonga "Playful City USA."

The national nonprofit group awards the designation to communities working to ensure that people of all ages, especially children, get the balance of active play they need to thrive. Rancho Cucamonga was among 258 Playful City honorees nationwide this year. These communities feature more than 14,000 safe and engaging playspaces that serve more than 4 million kids in total. "We are thrilled to recognize Rancho Cucamonga for putting kids first," said KaBOOM! CEO James Siegal. "The well-being of our communities starts with the well-being of our kids, and play is critical for them to thrive. It is our collective responsibility to ensure that all kids get the childhood they deserve filled with play."

For more information about KaBOOM! and promotion of healthy play, please visit www.playfulcityusa.org.