Longview Parks and Recreation will begin accepting reservations for Safety City on Saturday, June 4. Reservations will be available for two-hour blocks from either 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. daily.
Safety City is a child-size city with buildings, streets, sidewalks, red lights, and stop signs at 315 W. Cotton St. across from Longview City Hall, the Longview Public Library, and the Longview Police Department. It is the only venue of its kind in the East Texas area.
Those wishing to reserve Safety City can do so online through LongviewTexas.gov/Parks or by calling the Parks and Recreation office at 903-237-1270. School groups or those who wish to volunteer or sponsor Safety City should call the parks office for more information.
All reservations should bring their own bikes. Helmets are recommended but not required. Motorized vehicles are not permitted.