Silver Star Awards Winners

  Youth Programming Adult Programming Special/ Community Events Creative Service Delivery/ Marketing
2020* Operation Recreation - West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Community Services Department Progressive Tennis - City of Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department Doggie Egg Hunt - Big Foot Recreation District Cops and Bobbers - Cambridge Community Activities Program
2019 Park Kart - Neenah History Club - Waukesha 9/11 Tribute Waukesha Boundless Adventures in Bristol Woods Park
2018 MPS Drive Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Technology Support for Seniors Wauwatosa
  • Mystery Trips West Allis
  • Menomonee Falls Senior Enrichment Fair
  • Appleton Childrens Week
  • Mother Daughter Tea Party West Allis West Milwaukee
  • Candy Cane Hunt Middleton
  • Kids in the Garden Prarie du Chien
  • Fun Run and Read Ashland
  • Summer Environmental Education Program MSCR
Social Paddle Club Big Foot Recreation 
  • Snowed in at the Movies Hartford
  • Run Back to School Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Haunted Chase Green Bay
  • Big foot Rec and Wellness
  • MPS C.A.R.E.S
  • Lake View Elementary After School Arts Program
  • Zombie Apolcalypse Prep Camp Pewaukee
  • Leading Forward: Teen Leadership Camp Waukesha
  • Kenosha County Summer Youth Employment Program
  • Warner Family Fun Nights Madison
Stand up paddle board yoga fusion Slinger 
  • Lego building program Green Bay
  • Konkel Park Amphitheater Greenfield
  • Turn on the Talent: MPS Lights On… 
GB Parks RX Green Bay
  • Character Building Running Program and GoFar 5K Waukesha
  • Outdoor Adventure Series Eau Claire
  • Stay Home Alone Hartford
  • Atwater Beach Yoga Shorewood
  • Men's Basketball Tournament of Champions Cudahy
  • The Great Elm Grove Campout
  • Tribute Tuesday Concert Series Waukesha
  • Beloit Dirty Dash
  • 72 Days of Wacky Holidays and Fun Specials at Rockport Pool Janesville
  • FIT in the Parks Green Bay
  • Ozaukee Super Pass Grafton
  • Recyclable Sled Race Waukesha
  • Dirty Ninja Mud Run for Kids West Bend
  • Park Riders Waukesha
  • Krazy Color Couch to 5K Janesville
  • Snowbattle Cedarburg
  • Chalk Walk Waukakee
  • Rock, Paper, Kub Tournament Beloit
  • Amazing Race Rec Trek Dells/ Delton Park
  • Maple Bluff Beach Bask and Bocce
  • Battle of The Bands Janesville
  • Now Playing Everywhere Milwaukee
  • Waukesha JanBoree 
  • Birthday Party Packages Nicolet
  • Madison Parks Hayrides
  • Lake Ripley Ride Cambridge Community
  • Joyful Joints Waukesha
  • Cambridge Community Activity Program Whoville Who-le-bration
  • Grafton, Port Washington & Cedarburg Parks & Recreation The Polar Express
  • Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry Operation Honor: A Salute to Veterans
  • Madison Parks “Miracle on Ice” Outdoor Movie

  • Shorewood Rec & Community Services Explore Shorewood Kids Club Scavenger Hunt
  • City of Janesville-Recreation Div. Senior Activity Center marketing campaign
  • Germantown W-W-W-Wipeout
  • Menomonee Falls Teen Center
Green Bay Golden Memories Ball 
  • Germantown The Amazing Race
  • Green Bay Going Big in the Bay
Germantown Promotional Video
  • Village of Bellevue Summer Day Camp
  • Madison Parks & Recreation Goodman Pool Waves
  • Hartford Adult Indoor Whiffle Ball
  • Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry Pickleball
  • Pewaukee Parks & Recreation Children’s Book Swap
  • West Bend Parks & Recreation Celebrate Regner
  • Village of Bellevue  Department Annual Report 
  • Milwaukee Parks & Recreation 100th Anniversary
  • Pewaukee Parks & Recreation Art in the Park
  • Neenah Parks & Recreation Kids 4 Community
  • City of Whitewater Global Gala
  • Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry Outdoor Boot Camp & Beyond
  • City of Oconomowoc Harry Potter Fest
  • Madison Parks Ride the Drive
  • Big Foot Recreation District Movie Under the Stars
  • MSCR Community Sports Portal
  • Village of Bellevue Leaders in Training 
  • Pewaukee Parks & Rec “WHODUNNIT”
  • La Crosse Parks & Recreation  Youth Outdoor Fest
  • Columbus Recreation Intro to Sports 
  • Menomonee Falls School District Menomonee Falls Rugby Football
  • La Crosse Parks & Recreation Fitness Festival
  • Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry “A Greener Way” Transportation Program
  • Cottage Grove Parks & Recreation Kickin’ in the Grove
  • Cottage Grove Parks & Recreation Family Snow Day
  • Beloit Leisure Services 

    Free Fishing for Kids

  • Pewaukee Parks & Recreation When I Grow Up (Ages 0-4)
  • Waunakee Community Services Fantastic Friday Fun (Ages 5-12)
  • Shorewood Recreation Lacrosse Program (Ages 13-18)
  • LaCrosse Park and Rec Canoe & Kayak Adventures (Ages 5-12)
  • Milwaukee Co Parks Community Through Tennis (Ages 5-12)
  • Milwaukee Co Parks Summer Youth Employment (Ages 13-18)

  • Oconomowoc Parks, Rec & Forestry Sunset Kayaking
  • Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry Schuetze Senior Derby
  • Pewaukee Parks & Recreation Daddy/Daughter Do Night
  • Whitewater Parks & Recreation Taste of Whitewater
  • Sun Prairie Parks, Rec & Forestry 

    Park Crawl

  •  De Pere Parks, Rec & Forestry Cooperative Programming Effort
  • Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry PRF Promotional Video
  • Baraboo Park and Recreation:4 year old T-ball/4 year old soccer
  • Cambridge Community Activities Program: Summer Day Camp
  • Village of Maple Bluff: Outdoor Company
  • Milwaukee County Parks Earth Roots
  • Milwaukee County Parks Urban Ecology Center
  • Milwaukee Recreation - CLC EXCEL “Exciting Camps for Enrichment And Learning” Program
  •  Cedarburg Park and Recreation Nordic Walking Clinic
  • Greenfield Park, Rec & Forestry Proud Greenfield Original
  • Village of Maple Bluff Bocce Beach Bash
  • Manitowoc Park and Recreation Haunted Halloween Barn
  • Waukesha Park, Rec & Forestry “The Official Employee Newsletter”
  •  City of Waukesha Park, Rec & Forestry –Homeschool Physical Education & Rec Program
  • City of Beloit Parks & Leisure Services Junior Golf
  • Whitewater Parks, Rec & Forestry Will You Be My Dance Partner
  • Slinger Park & Rec Adult Co-Ed Dodgeball Leagues
  • City of Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry – Adult Kickball
  • Port Washington Senior Center Senior 4-H Firehouse Friends
  • City of Greenfield 55+ Resource Guide
  • Whitewater Parks, Rec & Forestry Messy Fest
  • City of Waukesha Parks, Rec & Forestry Dedication of Dunbar Oak
  •  Greenfield Parks & Recreation “ABOVE & BEYOND” Promotional DVD


*2020 Creative COVID Programming Award Recipient: Twilight at Traxler - City of Janesville

With the pandemic, all professionals were forced to think out of the box to keep their communities active and engaged. This award honors a community that was able to execute the most creative, unique program to keep their community involved during these hard times.