Out of School Time & Special Events

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Register for Activities

Night Moves

Night Moves provides teens a safe space to enjoy a variety of sports, wellness, arts, and cultural activities. It will run Friday Nights from January 14, 2022 through May 20th, 6:00pm – 9:00 at three locations. All participants will be required to wear a mask and social distancing will be implemented.  

Night Moves will be held at the following locations:

 

 

MY Denver Card

Your Library and Recreation Card All In One. Youth, ages 5 - 18, can have a key to the city!

Get free access to recreation centers, pools and cultural facilities.

MY Denver collaborates with community organizations and youth advocates to bring life to the activities in our centers while providing safe, supportive and quality environments in which young people can play, learn and grow.

Learn more about the MY Denver Prime Card

  

About Out of School Programs

Call 720-865-0840 for more information and registration.

 


 

Applications & Program Information

Summer Camps

Summer in the Parks Camps

Get ready for a summer filled with fun, memorable, and exciting opportunities! Your child will explore a variety of recreational activities through hands-on projects and experiences. Sign up your child today for a summer they won't forget.  Field trips and open swim will be offered this summer.  This program will not meet on 7/4/22 in observance of the 4th of July holiday. We will follow current childcare licensed COVID guidelines as they become available.

Registration:  begins February 22, 2022 at noon

Dates:  June 6, 2022 – July 29, 2022

Days:  Monday - Friday

 

Recreation Center Locations:

  • Aztlan Recreation Center | 4435 Navajo St.
  • Barnum Recreation Center | 360 Hooker St.
  • Harvey Park Recreation Center | 2120 S. Tennyson Way
  • Montbello Recreation Center | 15555 E. 53rd Ave.
  • Swansea Recreation Center | 2650 E. 49th Ave.

    Times:  9:00am – 4:00pm 

    Ages:  5 – 12

    Cost:  $630

 

Park Locations:

  • City Park | 23rd & York St.
  • Congress Park | 8th & Josephine St.
  • Garfield Park | 3600 W Mississippi Ave.
  • Great Lawn Park | 101 Yosemite St.

 

    Times:  9:00am – 3:00pm

    Ages:  7-12

    Cost:  $540

 

For more program information, contact our main line at 720-865-0840.

 

Family Cooking

Family Cooking

Enjoy a few evenings learning to cook as a family.  All cooking ingredients and supplies are provided.  If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Social.Enrichment.Recreation@denvergov.org.  Youth and adult must register together.  Registration will close 5 business days prior to the program.

Times:  5:00pm – 6:30pm

Ages:  6+

Cost:  ages 6-17 (free with MY Denver card) & ages 18+ ($15.50 per person)

Locations | Dates | Days:

  • Hiawatha Davis | 1/31/22-2/9/22 | Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Cook Park | 2/1/22-2/10/22 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Johnson | 2/28/22-3/9/22 | Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Athmar | 3/1/22-3/10/22 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • La Alma | 3/14/22-3/23/22 | Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Harvard Gulch | 3/15/22-3/24/22 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Cook Park | 4/11/22-4/20/22 | Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Barnum | 4/12/22-4/21/22 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Swansea | 4/25/22-5/4/22 | Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Aztlan | 4/26/22-5/5/22 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Harvey Park | 5/10/22-5/19/22 | Tuesdays & Thursdays

 

Out of School Days

Out of School Day programming offers a safe place for kids to have fun participating in games, sports, and arts and crafts.  Please bring a lunch and wear closed toe shoes.  Snack will be provided – please provide a snack if your child has any food allergies.  If your child needs any accommodations, please contact us at least 10 business days before the start of program.

Times:  8:00am – 4:30pm

Ages:  5-12

Location:  Eisenhower

Dates | Days | Cost:

1/3/22 | Monday | $22.50

 3/29/22-4/1/22 (Spring Break) | Tuesday-Friday | $90.00

 

Parents Night Out

Ready for a kid-free evening that won’t break the bank?  We’ll have fun with your kiddos…you enjoy the night out!  Each Parents Night Out, Kids Night In includes a delicious pizza dinner and a combination of action-packed games, sports, and art activities.  Please bring food or feed your child prior to the event if they have any food allergies.

Days:  Saturday

Times:  5:00pm – 8:00pm

Ages:  5-13

Cost:  $5.00

Locations | Dates:

  • Eisenhower |  3/12/22, 4/9/22, 5/14/22
  • Montclair | 3/19/22
  • Barnum | 4/23/22
  • Scheitler | 4/30/22
  • Central Park | 5/21/22

 

Night Moves

It’s Friday evening and the center is yours for 3 hours.  Come join Night Moves, where teens have a safe place to be themselves.  Come socialize, eat, join an activity, and develop life skills! 

Dates:  1/14/22-5/20/22

Days:  Every Friday

Times:  6:00pm – 9:00pm

Ages:  12-19

Cost:  Free

Locations:

  • La Alma | 1325 W. 11th Ave
  • Montbello | 15555 E. 53rd Ave
  • St Charles | 3777 Lafayette St.

 

Events

Bunny Eggstravaganza

Come join us for an Easter egg scramble, spring craft, and a photo with the Easter Bunny!

Ages:  0-12

Cost:  Free

Location | Dates | Days | Times:

  • Hiawatha Davis | 4/9/22 | Saturday | 9:00am – 10:50am
  • Scheitler | 4/10/22 | Sunday | 12:00pm – 1:50pm
  • Cook Park | 4/16/22 | Saturday | 9:00 – 10:50am
  • Harvey Park | 4/16/22 | Saturday | 12:00pm – 1:50pm

 

PLAY Financial Assistance

Parks and Recreation Looking to Assist You (PLAY)

The PLAY 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.

PLAY application and FAQs - English(PDF, 236KB)

PLAY application and FAQs - Espanol(PDF, 303KB)