After school programs, a part of Community Recreation offers a safe place for youth to get assistance with homework, have a snack, socialize, and exercise. Call (720) 865-0840 for more information and registration.

Community Recreation Programs

Registration: Wednesday, July 28 at 12:00PM (In-person or online)

In person:
Community Recreation Center, 1849 Emerson Street
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Online: DPR's new Online Service Center

Session Dates:
 August 31 - October 21, 2015
Location: Washington Park Recreation Center (front door)
Practice Days and Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00PM
Ages: 7-14 years old
Cost: $50 per child (includes team jersey). Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Contact: Nick Chesak 720-865-0846, nicholas.chesak@denvergov.org 


S.O.A.R. Program Locations:
Dora Moore Elementary School
 (846 Corona St, 80218) - FULL
Knapp Elementary School (500 S Utica St, 80219)
Samuels Elementary School (3985 S Vincennes Ct, 80237)- FULL
Schmitt Elementary School (1820 S Vallejo St, 80223)
University Prep School (2409 Arapahoe St, 80205)- FULL

Registration for the S.O.A.R. After School Program will begin on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at noon. Registration can be done online (we strongly recommend registering online in order to have the best chance of reserving a space for your child*). To help speed up the registration process, applicants can search for the program before it opens and place it on their “wish list”. This will save you time once the registration opens. 

You can also register in person at Community Recreation Monday through Friday between   9:00 AM and 5:00 pm (1849 Emerson St, Denver, CO 80218). Regardless of which option applicants choose, families must first create an account in our online registration system.

Age: 
5-12 (Samuels, Schmitt, Knapp and Dora Moore), 5-12 (University Prep)
Cost: 
$114 per child per semester (Assistance is available for Denver residents)
Session Dates: 
8/31/15 - 12/1/15(first semester)
1/16/16 - 5/20/16 (second semester)
Payments: 
4 equal payments (1st payment due at registration, 2nd payment due on 10/21/15, 3rd payment due on 12/16/15, 4th payment due on 2/17/16)

Locations/Days/Times:

FULL-Dora Moore Elementary
Monday-Friday 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Knapp Elementary Monday-Friday 3:40 - 5:45 p.m.
FULL- Samuels Elementary Monday-Friday 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
Schmitt Elementary Monday-Friday 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
University Prep Monday-Thursday 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
FULL-University Prep Friday 1:45 - 4:00 p.m.

*Registration is limited to 60 participants at Samuels Elementary; 45 participants at the rest of the locations.


Please note that this program is currently FULL. Please check back for next semester's registration dates!

Rec Kidz After School is a daily program (during the school week) at Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center providing youth with a safe, active place to spend time after the school day ends.  Registration can be done online (we strongly recommend registering online in order to have the best chance of reserving a space for your child*). To help speed up the registration process, applicants can search for the program before it opens and place it on their “wish list”. This will save you time once registration opens. You can also register in person at Community Recreation Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 pm (1849 Emerson St, Denver, CO 80218).

Regardless of which option applicants choose, families must first create an account in our online registration system.

Age: 5-12

Registration: 
  • Tuesday, July 28 at 12:00PM
  • GVR Recreation Center, 4890 Argonne Way
  • *Registration is limited to 45 participants- FULL
Dates & Times: Monday - Friday; 3:30-6:00PM
Session Dates
  • First semester: August 31 - December 1, 2015
  • Second semester: January 16 - May 20, 2016

Cost & Payments:
$114 per child, per semester (assistance available for Denver residents)
Payment option of four (4) equal payments of $57 is available. Payment due dates:

  • Day of registration
  • October 21, 2015
  • December 16, 2015
  • February 17, 2016

Location:
GVR Recreation Center, 4890 Argonne Way
Denver CO 80249 

Rec Kidz participants only – Please make sure you bring your child’s current CDPHE approved immunization record with you to register your child.

For more information, call Community Recreation at 720.865.0840.

Applications and Additional Information

The S.O.A.R. After School Program is a licensed child care program designed around four components of extended learning opportunities. Meaningful skill development is built around academics, sports and wellness, arts and culture, and community engagement. This safe and inclusive comprehensive program implemented by qualified youth developers, also incorporates healthy snacks daily. Students also have the opportunity to experience two field trips throughout the year. S.O.A.R. is committed to building a healthy after-school community; therefore we ask that students attend program daily.

Download S.O.A.R. Flyer - English
Download S.O.A.R. Flyer - Spanish

Parents/Guardians can register online or submit these forms in person to Community Recreation between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to the below address. Registration will continue Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until programs are full.

Community Recreation
1849 Emerson St
Denver, CO  80218 

Application forms must be submitted with immunization records and original birth certificates.    

Application Form
Download Youth Application Form - English
Download Youth Application Form - Spanish
Financial Assistance is available for Denver residents who qualify.  You may download a P.L.A.Y. application on this web page to complete ahead of time or fill one out at Community Recreation.  Proof of need is required.

Persons with Disabilities 
All Summer in the Parks and Summer Day Camp sites are inclusive of children who have functional needs. Download the Annual Information Form

Please make sure you have the following items with you BEFORE coming to registration:

  • Documentation of legal guardianship
  • Proof of residency
  • Child’s original birth certificate
  • Child’s current CDPHE approved immunization records
  •  At least 3 emergency contacts including telephone numbers and addresses*
  • Doctor, dentist, and hospital information including telephone numbers and addresses*
  • Insurance information*
  • All requests for financial assistance must be accompanied by documentation of income.  Please submit the financial assistance application with supporting documentation two weeks before registration.

Parks and Recreation Looking to Assist You (P.L.A.Y.)

The P.L.A.Y. program is designed to provide financial assistance to families and individuals who are in need. It is not the intent or desire of Denver Parks & Recreation to subsidize program fees or recreation center use over extended periods of time.

P.L.A.Y. Application - English

P.L.A.Y. Application - Spanish 

Denver Housing Authority Intake Assessment and Application 

Financial Assistance Information and Guidelines - English

Financial Assistance Information and Guidelines - Spanish 

Annual Intake Form

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