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Unplug DeKalb Day - 7.13.19

Time: 12:00 AM

Location: DeKalb, IL

All across Illinois people will ditch their electronic devices and “unplug” to enjoy everything their local park and recreation agencies have to offer. "Unplug DeKalb Day" is a public service campaign designed to help the DeKalb Park District and City of DeKalb communicate the value "unplugging" has to offer.

The DeKalb Park District will be offering:
- FREE open gym at Haish Gym
- Kids golf FREE, with paying adult, at Buena Vista
- Buy one, get one free pool admission at Hopkins Pool from 3:00-5:00pm! We'll have a cannonball contest, innertube races, swimming races, sharks and minnows game, and beach ball games during this time.

80% of Americas don't get enough exercise on a daily basis

43% of Americans ages 18 to 29 use their smartphones for at least four hours per day

On average, kids spend over seven hours a day in front of a screen