Back-to-School Bash and Color Dash
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Highlights from the 2022 Back-to-School Bash and Color Dash

See you at the BASH!

This event is free for all current families.

Registration for the Color Dash is now closed. You can still attend the event. Come cheer on the runners and enjoy an evening of fun!

Volunteers Needed!

Come serve with us at the BASH!

Use the button below to sign up for a volunteer slot at the Bash. There are several ways to serve at this event! Please look at the spots in the sign up. *7th-12th grade students can earn service hours at this event. For any questions regarding volunteering, please contact Mrs. Elliott at

Back-to-School Bash and Color Dash

You're invited to the annual Back-to-School Bash!

Mark your calendars for Friday, August 26 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. as our entire school gathers together for a fun Back-to-School Bash and Color Dash to kick off our 75 year anniversary!

This free event is for all current TK-12th grade students and families! Spend time with friends and meet new families while enjoying fun lawn games, music, crafts, and bounce houses. 


  • The event runs from 5pm – 8pm
  • Color Dash runners check in from 5-5:45pm on the upper field
  • The Color Dash run starts at 6pm promptly
  • The last heat of the Color Dash is at 6:30pm
  • Dinner service starts at 6pm
  • Bounce house, games, contests and craft run from 5pm-8pm


The Color Dash registration has closed. However, all are welcome to still attend the event. Come cheer on the runners!

All runners in the Color Dash check-in at the Upper Field (soccer field) between 5-5:45pm. The Color Dash starts promptly at 6pm. The last runners will set off at 6:30pm.


UPDATE! There will be food available to purchase at the event! Purchase a $5 meal which includes two hot dogs, chips and a water. Payment can be made at the event with cash or card.

If you pre-purchased a BBQ burger meal, you can redeem for your food using your confirmation email. We will also have a list of all who pre-purchased food. There will be no additional burgers to purchase the day of the event.

You can also bring a picnic dinner! Feel free to bring your own food.

Kona Ice will be there selling shaved ice! 


  • Parking is available in both our upper and lower lots, but space is limited
  • Carpooling is encouraged
  • We also recommend arriving early to allow time for parking/walking to the fields


  • Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs
  • If you signed up to volunteer, you should have received an email from Mrs. Michelle Elliott with details about your designated station and volunteer time. If you did not receive this email, please contact:


  • Please plan to arrive between 5-5:45pm to pick up your race bag which includes your white t-shirt for the run
  • Check in will be on the upper field
  • Runners will stage on the soccer field 
  • The race starts promptly at 6pm, the last heat will run at 6:30pm


Fun activities at the Bash this year:

  • Color Dash Fun Run
  • Bounce houses
  • Kona Ice truck selling shaved ice
  • Watermelon eating contest
  • Hula Hoop contest
  • Water balloon toss tournament
  • Dunk tank
  • Dessert eating contest
  • Cool craft station
  • Lawn games and more!

Woodcrest Christian School
Upper Campus
18401 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92508

August 26, 2022
5:00-8:00 PM

Elementary School

Woodcrest Christian Day School
3612 Arlington Ave
Riverside, CA 92506

(951) 686-1818

Office Hours:
M-F: 7:45am - 3:45pm

Middle & High School

Woodcrest Christian School
18401 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92508

(951) 780-2010

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:00am - 3:30pm

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