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UP/HP curfew no longer in place.
COVID-19 Updates and Information.
Street milling & repaving project locations.
Caruth Park Stormwater Detention Project - May 2020.
The Arbor - June 2020.
UPPL Summer Reading Programs
City event cancellations due to COVID-19.
2016 UP Firecracker Fun Run
The Fun Run has been canceled due to severe weather and lightning. Please share this information with any who planned to participate.
Celebrate America's birthday with a run through the beautiful streets of University Park! On Monday, July 4, before the Park Cities 4th of July Parade, the City of University Park will host its annual "UP Firecracker Fun Run." Designed for participants of all ages and abilities, the run will begin and end at Curtis Park. Start time is 7:30 a.m. The City will provide participation medals for all those who complete the run.
Fun Run registration details
All participants, regardless of age, must register for the event. Runners 12 and under participate for free. Fun Run t-shirts are guaranteed ONLY to those who preregister. For those who choose to register the day of the event, race t-shirts will be distributed on a first come basis until the remaining shirts are gone.
For participants 13 and over, the fee to preregister is $15. Monday, June 27 is the last day to preregister, and be guaranteed a shirt. Please DO NOT mail forms after this date!
Race Day Registration
Registration the day of the race begins at 6:30 a.m at Curtis Park. The fee for those 13 and over on race day is $20.
Please print and complete this FORM to register by mail, or register in person at the Peek Service Center at 4420 Worcola Street. Make checks payable to City of University Park Fun Run.
For more details, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department office at 214-987-5488.
Monday, July 4 -- All City buildings, including UP Public Library will be closed. Holmes Aquatic Center will be open from noon to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5 -- City Hall and the Peek Service Center will open at 8 a.m. Holmes Aquatic Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. UP Public Library will open from 10 a.m.