Parks & Recreation Program Guide

Welcome to our program guide. Click on a program name for more details. Click on the "Register Here" link, where available, to register for the selected program.
 

Camps

Wed 03/25/20 to Fri 05/22/20  Children's Camp for OKC Employee's-Schilling
Event ID: 31773
The Parks and Recreation Department is offering dependents of City Employees free activity day camps. Snacks will be provided, but *please send a sack lunch with your child*
 
Drop-Off/Pick-Up                 
  • During the registration process, we will collect information for authorized individual(s) to pick-up/drop-off
  • Will occur outside of the building and they must show ID (this includes the people who are approved to pick up the children as well)
  • Campers may be subject to a temperature reading before entering facility, anyone deemed to have an abnormally high temperature will not be allowed to attend camp
 
Mon - Fri, Mar 25 - May 22  7:00am - 6:00pm Location: Schilling Recreation Center
 
Ages: 5-12
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Tue 05/26/20 to Fri 08/07/20  Fit For Youth Day Camp - Summer 2020
Event ID: 28242
Let OKC Parks fill your summer break with fun, fitness, and friendship!  Activities at Fit for Youth include sports, arts, swimming, recreational activities, nature, and a weekly field trip. Campers will go home with a t-shirt and lots of fun memories! Bring a sack lunch and drink; breakfast and snacks are provided.
 
****We swim every Monday and Wednesday at the Foster indoor pool! Please bring a swimsuit, towel, and change of clothes with your camper. Swim shoes, caps, goggles, and water toys are also allowed, however no large inflatables please. We will visit our Outdoor Family Aquatic Centers some Friday’s as well. Please check the Weekly Schedule for details.
 
  • Morning and afternoon snacks provided.
  • Campers will need to bring a sack lunch every day!
  • Campers will need to bring daily: tennis shoes, backpack, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, and lunch. A towel and swimsuit needed on swim day.
  • Drop off 7:30am-9:00am; Pick-up 4:00pm-5:30pm (We will be onsite during these hours)
 
A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp.  For questions or more information please email camp@okc.gov or call 297-2412.
 
 
Field Trips (Subject to Change)
May 26-29--Myriad Gardens/Scissortail Park
June 1-5--Incredible Pizza
June 8-12--OK History Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage
June 15-19--OKC Zoo
June 22-26--Sam Noble Museum
June 29-July 2--Earlywine Water Park
July 6-10--Frontier City Amusement Park
July 13-17--Science Museum Oklahoma
July20-24--OK Railway Museum/Celebration Station
July 27-31--Urban Air Trampoline Park
Aug. 3-7--TBA
 
Mon - Fri, May 26 - Aug 7 
(NO CAMP JULY 3rd)
7:30am - 5:30pm
 
Location: Taylor Recreation Center 
                 1115 SW 70th St. OKC, OK
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $105/week, $100/sibling
          $90/week, $85/sibling for weeks 1 and 6
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/08/20 to Fri 06/12/20  Discover Magic Camp- Melrose
Event ID: 31871
Let Oklahoma Parks and Recreation fill your summer with magic! Using the Discover Magic curriculum, Magician Joe Coover teaches your child to explore their creativity whether they’re a seasoned magician or just dabbling in the world magic. Beyond the tricks your child will gain skills such as self confidence and speaking to a group. Joe's Magic Camp is not just magic curriculum... it's a life skills course cleverly camouflaged as magic classes. Campers will go home at the end of the week with a magic kit, graduation wand to show off on their new tricks, and confidence which rivals that of professionals! Magic Kit Included with Registration.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 08 - 12 9:00am - 12:30pm Location: Melrose Recreation Center
 
Ages: 7-15
Cost: $160
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/08/20 to Fri 06/12/20  Youth Artist Camp - Beginner
Event ID: 29442
Unleash your child’s inner Picasso or Monet in our hands-on and creative week-long Youth Artist Camp. This camp is for the beginner artists who are ready to learn the basics of art, and will include instruction in painting with watercolor, painting with acrylics, molding 3D objects with clay, and the 7 principles of art. We will be working in conjunction with the Oklahoma City Arts Council to bring life to your child’s imagination this summer in Youth Artist Camp! Bring lunch and a drink, snack is provided.
 
The listed age range is merely a suggestion. If you have a young artist who is ready to learn advanced concepts of art and put time into long term art projects, our advanced level Youth Artist Camp may be right for them!
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 8 - 12 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Minnis-Lakeview Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-8
Cost: $80/artist
Register Here!
 
Wed 06/10/20 to Fri 06/12/20  Summer Skateboard Clinic-June
Event ID: 29398
A true introduction to skateboarding for those who have never skateboarded before. Course includes focus on basic safety, park etiquette, and building foundational skills for further development. The skills learned in this course will set students up for whatever styles of skating they are interested in. This course is the most basic and introductory, no experience required.
 
Skaters can bring their own deck, or we have boards during the duration of camp!
Enrollment fill fast! Maximum 12 skaters
 
  • A snack will be provided daily for participants
  • Campers will need to bring daily: tennis shoes, backpack, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray.
 
A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp. For questions or more information please email camp@okc.gov or call 297-2412.
 
Wed - Fri, Jun 10 - 12 9:00am - 11:00am Location: Stars and Stripes Skate Park
Ages: 5-15    
Cost: $100/skater
 
Register Here!
 
 
Mon 06/15/20 to Fri 06/19/20  Outdoor Adventure Camp (Summer Break)
Event ID: 29373
Are you ready to challenge yourself? Campers will spend the week enjoying  the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include tree climbing, archery, fishing, setting up campsites, team building and more! Breakfast and Snacks are provided.  Camp minimum is 8.
  • Morning and afternoon snacks provided.
  • Campers will need to bring a sack lunch daily.
  • Campers will need to bring daily: tennis shoes, backpack, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray. A towel and swimsuit needed on swim day.
  • A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp.
 
A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp. For questions or more information please email camp@okc.gov or call 297-2412.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 15 - 19  7:30am-5:30pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $180
Register Here!
 
 
Mon 06/22/20 to Fri 06/26/20  Discover Magic Camp- Minnis-Lakeview
Event ID: 31871
Let Oklahoma Parks and Recreation fill your summer with magic! Using the Discover Magic curriculum, Magician Joe Coover teaches your child to explore their creativity whether they’re a seasoned magician or just dabbling in the world magic. Beyond the tricks your child will gain skills such as self confidence and speaking to a group. Joe's Magic Camp is not just magic curriculum... it's a life skills course cleverly camouflaged as magic classes. Campers will go home at the end of the week with graduation wand to show off on their new tricks, and confidence which rivals that of professionals! Magic Kit Included with Registration
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 22 - 26 9:00am - 12:30pm Location: Minnis-Lakeview Recreation Center
 
Ages: 7-15
Cost: $160
Register Here!
 
Tue 06/23/20 to Fri 06/26/20  Junior Golf Camp - June 2020
Event ID: 29290
This summer camp will teach Golf Fundamentals through fun and educational activities designed to develop more positive and confident students, both on and off the course.  Through each golf activity a child will learn multiple golf skills, etiquette/responsibility on the course and the rules of golf.  Upon completion of the camp all golfers will acquire Certification at the First Tee PLAYER Level which will allow golfers to advance to the second level, PAR Level, through Fall and Spring Programs.
Camps taught by First Tee PGA Pro Dustin Smesch with assistance from Parks and Recreation Camp staff.  
 
Tue - Fri, Jun 23 - 26
 
9:00am - 12:00pm
 
Location: First Tee of OKC
                 600 N. MLK Ave. OKC. 73117
 
A Drive, Chip, and Putt showcase will concluded camp from 11:00am-12:00pm on Friday June 26th.  This is an opportunity for campers to showcase the skills they have learned at camp.
 
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $65/golfer
Register Here!
 
Wed 07/08/20 to Fri 07/10/20  Summer Skateboard Clinic-July
Event ID: 29421
A true introduction to skateboarding for those who have never skateboarded before. Course includes focus on basic safety, park etiquette, and building foundational skills for further development. The skills learned in this course will set students up for whatever styles of skating they are interested in. This course is the most basic and introductory, no experience required.
 
Skaters can bring their own deck, or we have boards during the duration of camp!
Enrollment fills fast! Maximum 12 skaters
 
  • A snack will be provided daily for participants
  • Campers will need to bring daily: tennis shoes, backpack, reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray.
 
A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp. For questions or more information please email camp@okc.gov or call 297-2412.
 
Wed - Fri, Jul 10 - 12 9:00am - 11:00am Location: Schilling Skate Park
Ages: 5-15    
Cost: $100/skater
 
Register Here!
 
 
Mon 07/13/20 to Fri 07/17/20  Little Bakers Cooking Camp-July
Event ID: 31832
Calling all Young Bakers! Are you looking for a fun way to improve your knowledge in the kitchen? From mixing to measuring, slicing to baking this introductory camp will have you on your way to having your own bakery in no time at all! Campers will create cookies and scones, past and pies all while learning the important techniques and science behind the baking process. Camp offered in partnership with Belle Kitchen voted one of the Top Ten Bakeries in Oklahoma according to Buzzfeed and the Travel Channel. 
  • Morning snacks provided.
  • A parent packet will be emailed out to the account used to register your child. In the packet will be waivers necessary to participate in the camp.  For questions or more information please email camp@okc.gov or call (405)297-2412.
  • Children will be picked up and dropped off at Belle Kitchen May Ave.
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 13-17 9:00am-1:00pm Location: Belle Kitchen
 
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $175/camper
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/13/20 to Fri 07/17/20  Youth Artist Camp - Advanced
Event ID: 29445
Unleash your child’s inner Picasso or Monet in our hands-on and creative week-long Youth Artist Camp. This camp is for the beginner artists who are ready to learn the basics of art, and will include instruction in painting with watercolor, painting with acrylics, molding 3D objects with clay, and the 7 principles of art. We will be working in conjunction with the Oklahoma City Arts Council to bring life to your child’s imagination this summer in Youth Artist Camp! Bring lunch and a drink, snack is provided.
 
The listed age range is merely a suggestion. If you have a young artist who is ready to learn advanced concepts of art and put time into long term art projects, our advanced level Youth Artist Camp may be right for them!
 
Mon - Fri, Jul 13-17 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Melrose Recreation Center
 
Ages: 9-12
Cost: $80/artist
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/20/20 to Fri 07/24/20  Discover Magic Camp-Macklanburg
Event ID: 31871
Let Oklahoma Parks and Recreation fill your summer with magic! Using the Discover Magic curriculum, Magician Joe Coover teaches your child to explore their creativity whether they’re a seasoned magician or just dabbling in the world magic. Beyond the tricks your child will gain skills such as self confidence and speaking to a group. Joe's Magic Camp is not just magic curriculum... it's a life skills course cleverly camouflaged as magic classes. Campers will go home at the end of the week with graduation wand to show off on their new tricks, and confidence which rivals that of professionals! Magic Kit Included with Registration.
 
Mon - Fri, Jul 20 - 24 9:00am - 12:30pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 7-15
Cost: $160
Register Here!
 
Tue 07/21/20 to Fri 07/24/20  Junior Golf Camp - July 2020
Event ID: 29291
This summer camp will teach Golf Fundamentals through fun and educational activities designed to develop more positive and confident students, both on and off the course.  Through each golf activity a child will learn multiple golf skills, etiquette/responsibility on the course and the rules of golf.  Upon completion of the camp all golfers will acquire Certification at the First Tee PLAYER Level which will allow golfers to advance to the second level, PAR Level, through Fall and Spring Programs.
Camps taught by First Tee PGA Pro Dustin Smesch with assistance from Parks and Recreation Camp staff.  
 
Tue - Fri, Jul 21 - 24
 
9:00am - 12:00pm
 
Location: First Tee of OKC
                 600 N. MLK Ave. OKC. 73117
 
A Drive, Chip, and Putt showcase will concluded camp from 11:00am-12:00pm on Friday July 24th.  This is an opportunity for campers to showcase the skills they have learned at camp.
 
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $65/golfer
Register Here!
 
Mon 08/03/20 to Thu 08/06/20  Computer & Technology Camp-Session III
Event ID: 29441

Kids ages 8-12 will immerse themselves in a fun STEM environment. Activities may include: Building a robotic finger and learning the code to make it move; using the Microsoft Office Suite to create your own story, and making it come to life on the "big screen"; and learning coding basics with Minecraft, and make it rain ocelots and wolves. The possibilities are endless! The camp will take place at the Microsoft Store in Penn Square Mall.

 

By the end of these workshops, participants will have:

· Increased confidence in their technical skills 

· Improved their computational and creative thinking

· Gained confidence and skill for presentation 

 

Transportation Provided from Macklanburg Recreation, please communicate with camp coordinator if you will be meet at the Microsoft store instead, class at store begins at 10am.

 

More information workshop specifics will be posted closer to the dates of camp.

 
Mon - Thu, Aug 3 - Aug 6 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $85/camper
Register Here!
 

Creative Arts

Mon 06/01/20 to Mon 06/22/20  Duct Taping Around
Event ID: 30470
Duct tape is good for mending things but is can also be a fun way to decorate. You will be creating your own house with boxes and colorful duct tape.
 
Mon, Jun 1 - 22 3p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 14
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Tue 06/02/20 to Tue 06/23/20  Carnival Masks
Event ID: 30484
Create amazing fun festive fabulous carnival masks just in time for July 4th.
 
Tues, Jun 2 - 23 1p - 2p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 14
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Thu 06/04/20 to Thu 06/25/20  Make it Take it Art
Event ID: 30493
Drop off your children for a fun filled day of craft making. Various projects include recyclable clothing art, painting, jewelry, pillows, and much more don’t miss out.
 
Thur, Jun 4 - 25 1p - 3p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Thu 07/02/20 to Thu 07/23/20  Make it Take it Art
Event ID: 30500
Drop off your children for a fun filled day of craft making. Various projects include recyclable clothing art, painting, jewelry, pillows, and much more don’t miss out.
 
Thur, Jul 2 - 23 1p - 3p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/06/20 to Mon 07/27/20  Duct Taping Around
Event ID: 30472
Duct tape is good for mending things but is can also be a fun way to decorate. You will be creating your own house with boxes and colorful duct tape.
 
Mon, Jul 6 - 27 3p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 14
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Tue 07/07/20 to Tue 07/28/20  Carnival Masks
Event ID: 30486
Create amazing fun festive fabulous carnival masks just in time for July 4th.
 
Tues, Jul 7 - 28 1p - 2p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 14
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 

Fishing

Sat 05/09/20 to Sat 07/25/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 29023
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, May 9 8:00am - 10:15am Location: Edwards Park Lake
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 05/23/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30662
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, May 23 8:00am - 10:15am Location: South Lakes Park East Pond
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 06/06/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30663
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, Jun 6 8:00am - 10:15am Location: Edwards Park Lake
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 06/13/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30665
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, Jun 13 8:00am - 10:15am Location: MetroTech Springlake Campus
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 06/20/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30678
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, Jun 20 8:00am 0 10:15am Location: Dolese Youth Park Lake
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/11/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30679
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided
 
Sat, Jul 11 8:00am - 10:15am Location: Edwards Park Lake
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/18/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30683
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, Jul 18 8:00am - 10:15am Location: MetroTech Springlake Campus
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/25/20  Hooked on Fishing
Event ID: 30684
Students will be taught basic fishing, casting, and knot tying.  Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time.  Rods, reels, and bait will be provided.
 
Sat, Jul 25 8:00am - 10:15am Location: Crystal Lake
 
Ages: 5-15 yrs
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 
Sat 09/12/20  Fly Fishing Class
Event ID: 30650
A beginning fly fishing class that covers rod and reel selection, line selection, and casting.  Actual hands-on instruction in knot tying and casting.  Rods, reels, and equipment will be provided.
 
Sat, Sep 12 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: H.B. Parsons Fish Hatchery
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $20/person
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/10/20  Adult Fishing Class
Event ID: 30652
Students will learn basic fishing and largemouth bass fishing with plastic worms and spinner baits.  Rods, reels, and equipment will be provided
 
Sat, Oct 10 8:00am - 11:00am Location: MetroTech Springlake Campus
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $20/person
Register Here!
 

Health, Wellness & Fitness

Mon 07/01/19 to Tue 06/30/20  Foster Fitness Center
Event ID: 13366
Join us for a spin in our fitness center, there's something for everyone to enjoy including free weights and cardio equipment.
 
Mon - Fri           7:00am - 8:30pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $2/visit or $10/month
 
Mon 07/01/19 to Tue 06/30/20  Foster Recreation Center (Facility Admission)
Event ID: 25061
Foster Recreation Center has expanded its operation hours to Monday-Friday/7am-8:30pm.  Day/Monthly passes now include full access to the gymnasium, fitness rooms and swimming pool during open hours!
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 1 -Jun 20 7:00am - 8:30pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $2/day or $10/month
Registration onsite only.
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Macklanburg Kidz Rock Rec Program (June)
Event ID: 31538
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? Then this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Program provided an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural health, and family life activities. Lunch and snack are provided.
 
Mon-Fri, Jun 1 - 30 12:00pm - 6:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Melrose Kidz Rock (June)
Event ID: 31017
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? Then this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Program provided an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural health, and family life activities. Lunch and snack are provided.
 
Mon-Fri, Jun 1 - 30 12:00pm - 6:00pm Location: Melrose Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here!
 
Tue 06/02/20 to Sat 06/27/20  Bootcamp
Event ID: 31244
Ladies, you take care of everyone else. Now it is time to take care of YOU! Add some "Spice" to your life with this 6-week boot camp, hosted by I Am Spiced Fitness, that includes cardio, weights and resistance bands. All fitness levels are welcome. Make your health a priority today!
 
Tues & Thurs                             Jun 2 - Jun 27
Sat                        
6:00pm-7:00pm
9:00am-10:00am
Location: Stars & Stripes Fitness Court
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $75/session
Register Here!
 
Wed 06/03/20 to Wed 06/24/20  Cornhole
Event ID: 31094

This family-friendly game is popular throughout the U.S.  Also known as “Soft Horseshoes” and "Tailgate Toss,”  Cornhole can now be played in a super-fun, family environment at your local recreation center.   Come join us at the Rec and throw some bags.  Boards and bags are provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own.  Tournaments will be scheduled in the Fall.

 
Wed, Jun 3 - 24  6p - 8p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: Family
Cost: $2 drop in
Register Here!
 
Wed 07/01/20 to Wed 07/29/20  Cornhole
Event ID: 31095

This family-friendly game is popular throughout the U.S.  Also known as “Soft Horseshoes” and ‘Tailgate Toss,”  Cornhole can now be played in a super-fun, family environment at your local recreation center.   Come join us at the Rec and throw some bags.  Boards and bags are provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own.  Tournaments will be scheduled in the Fall.

 
Wed, Jul 1 - 29  6p - 8p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: Family
Cost: $2 drop in
Register Here!
 
Wed 07/01/20 to Fri 07/31/20  Macklanburg Kidz Roc Rec Program (July)
Event ID: 31545
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? Then this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Program provided an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural health, and family life activities. Lunch and snack are provided.
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 1 - 31 12:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: 10.00
Register Here!
 
Wed 07/01/20 to Fri 07/31/20  Melrose Kidz Rock (July)
Event ID: 31034
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? Then this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Program provided an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural health, and family life activities. Lunch and snack are provided.
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 1 - 31 12:00pm - 6:00pm Location: Melrose Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: 10.00
Register Here!
 

Performing Arts

Mon 01/06/20 to Mon 05/04/20  Teen Acting
Event ID: [27800]
Teen actors to be immersed in the world of live theater including warm-ups, acting games, and the audition process, as well as the rehearsal process. These skills help build self-confidence and self-esteem all while preparing for a final live stage performance. All skill levels welcome. The week rehearsals will be held every day up to the day of performances.
 
Mon,  Jan 6-Apr 9 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages:12-17
Cost: $120
Register Here! or onsite
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Wed 06/24/20  Hula Hoop Craze
Event ID: 30488
The craze has hit full speed. There’s no experience necessary for kids to try this low-impact, hip-shaking total body workout. Kids will learn choreographed hoop routines, and cool tricks while getting fit.
 
Mon & Wed, Jun 1 - 24 4p - 5p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Thu 07/30/20  Private Piano Late Spring/Summer
Event ID: 31380
Let your fingers do the walking! Beginners will learn the foundations of piano including notes, chords, staff, rhythm, phrasing and dynamics. Lessons are tailored to each individual skill level from beginners to advance piano players. Show of your musical talent at a recital TBA
 
30 minute lessons per week Jun1-Jul 31 TBA with instructor Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: 6-100
Cost: $35/month
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Fri 06/12/20  Rumpelstiltskin- Camp 1
Event ID: 29446
Parks & Recreation's 1st performing arts day camp of the 2020 summer season will be Rumplestiltskin. This program is a two-week program that will keep children ages 6-17 busy M-F, 8am-5pm creating a musical production. Our participants learn theatre basics such as terminology, stage directions, the audition process, choreography, music class, and acting. The young performers find themselves being cast in this lively production full of fun and fantasy. This lighthearted play features villagers, guards, ladies in waiting, a greedy king, some mischievous minions and a rascally creature who shares the same name as our play. This timeless tale tells of a kingdom's miller who is so proud of his daughter and so eager to impress the King that he boasts that his daughter can bake, weave, and even spin straw into gold! Participants bring sack lunches and clothes they can move in. Closed toe shoes are a must. Performances are on the final day and evening of camp.
 
Jun 1-June 12, Mon-Fri 8a-5p Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 6-17
Cost: $210/participant
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/15/20 to Fri 06/26/20  Mary Poppins Jr- Camp 2
Event ID: 29447
It has been said that Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way! This two-week camp is a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious experience! This program is a two-week program that will keep children ages 6-17 busy M-F 8am-5pm creating a musical production.  Our participants learn theatre basics such as terminology, stage directions, the audition process, choreography, music class, and acting.  Participants bring sack lunches and wear comfy clothes they can move in. Closed toe shoes are a must. The young performers find themselves being cast in this timeless classic. Performances are on the final day and evening of camp.
 
Jun 15-Jun 26 8a-5p Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 6-17
Cost: $210
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/29/20 to Fri 07/10/20  The Princess and the Pea- Camp 3
Event ID: 29448
The Princess and the Pea is the story of an overbearing Queen looking for a suitable Princess for her son. She scours the land until she is left with the terrible idea of a princess pageant, including a talent portion! Finally, a down to earth girl shows up and holds her own as she vies for the hand of the Prince. This program is a two-week program that will keep children ages 6-17 busy M-F, 8am-5pm creating a musical production. Our participants learn theatre basics such as terminology, stage directions, the audition process, choreography, music class, and acting. The young performers find themselves being cast in this lively production full of fun and fantasy. Participants bring sack lunches and wear comfy clothes they can move in. Closed toe shoes are a must. Performances are on the final day and evening of camp.
 
Jun 29-Jul 10, Mon-Fri  8a-5p Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
 
Ages: 6-17
Cost: $210
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/06/20 to Wed 07/29/20  Hula Hoop Craze
Event ID: 30491
The craze has hit full speed. There’s no experience necessary for kids to try this low-impact, hip-shaking total body workout. Kids will learn choreographed hoop routines, and cool tricks while getting fit.
 
Mon & Wed, Jul 6 - 29 4p - 5p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Mon 07/13/20 to Fri 07/24/20  Brigadoon- Camp 4
Event ID: 29450
Our summer wraps up the 2020 summer season with our teen show, Brigadoon! This program is a two-week program that will keep teen ages 12-18 busy M-F 8am-5pm creating a musical production. Our teens learn theatre basics such as terminology, stage directions, the audition process, choreography, music class, and acting.   Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon is an enchanting and beloved Broadway and West End musical that inspired the classic MGM film. Brigadoon is a timeless, romantic classic which vividly brings the mystery and magic of the Scottish highlands to life. New Yorker Tommy Albright unexpectedly arrives at the mysterious Scottish Highland village of Brigadoon, which only appears for one day every 100 years sparks fly. Tommy meets Fiona, a beautiful villager in this magical hamlet, he must decide whether to return to his old life, or stay in Brigadoon — forever. Participants bring sack lunches and wear comfy clothes they can move in. Closed toe shoes are a must. Performances are on the final day and evening of camp.
 
Jul 13-Jul 24, Mon-Fri  8a-5p Location: NW Optimist Performing Center
 
Ages: 12-18
Cost: $210/participant
Register Here!
 

Special Events

Sat 07/11/20  3rd Annual Pool Party 5K & Fun Run
Event ID: 30049
Come join us for the Pool Party 5K and Fun Run where you will cool off at Earlywine Family Aquatic Center following an officially timed race! The 5K race includes timing chip and bib, finisher medal, event swag and admission to the Earlywine Family Aquatic Center. The Fun Run includes timing chip and bib, finisher medal and admission to the Earlywine Family Aquatic Center. The pool party will begin as soon as the first runner crosses the finish line. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each race with recognition for top age group finishers (Age Groups: 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & better).
 
Online registration is open now! On-site registration will be available during packet pickup (cash or cards only) and will be $35 for the 5K and $15 for the Fun Run. Day-of registration will be available before the start of the race from 7:00am-7:45am. (cash or cards only), but we cannot guarantee the race swag. Day-of registration will increase by $5.
 
Packet pickup will be Friday, July 10th from 12:00pm - 7:00pm at OK Runner - 708 N Broadway.
 
Calling all volunteers! Please join us after the race is complete at Earlywine Family Aquatic Center, your entry is on us! If you are interested in participating as a volunteer please contact Katie Koppari at 405.297.2279 or Kaitlyn.koppari@okc.gov.   
 
For information about sponsorship opportunities for this event please contact Katie Koppari at 405.297.2279 or Kaitlyn.koppari@okc.gov.
 
Sat, July 11th  8:00am Location: Earlywine Family Aquatic Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: 5K - $35 | Fun Run - $15
Register Here!
 

Special Interest

Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Kidz Rock Minnis June
Event ID: 29521
Need help with the kids while they’re out of school?  Then, this is the solution to your problems!  Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities.  Lunch and snack are included. 
 
Mon-Fri, Jun 1- Jun 30 12p-6p Location: Minnis Lakeview Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Kidz Rock Rec
Event ID: 29572
Need help with the kids while they’re out of school?  Then, this is the solution to your problems!  Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities.  Lunch and snack are included. 
 
Mon - Fri, June 1 - 30 12p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Kidz Rock Rec June
Event ID: 29696
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? Then, this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities. Lunch and snack are included.
 
Mon - Fri, Jun 1 - 30 12:00p - 6:00p Location: Sellers Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10/Month
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Fri 07/03/20  Kidz Rock Rec Program-June
Event ID: 31200
Need help with the kids while they're out of school?  Then, this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Rec Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities.  Snacks are included.
 
Mon-Fri, Jun 1-Jun 30 12:00pm-6:00pm Location: Minnis Lakeview Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here! or On site
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Kidz Rock Rec-June
Event ID: 31575
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? Then, this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities.  Snacks are included.
 
Mon-Fri, Jun 1- Jun 30 12:00pm-6:00pm Location: Sellers Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here! or On Site
 
Mon 06/01/20 to Tue 06/30/20  Kidz Rock Summer June
Event ID: 31103
Need help with the kids while they are out of school this summer? Then this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities. Lunch and snack are included. Lunch and a snack will be provided for the kids.
 
Mon-Fri, Jun 1-Jun 30  1p-5p Location: Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: [$10/month]
Register Here!
 
Tue 06/02/20 to Tue 06/23/20  Baking Boot Camp
Event ID: 30477
Nothing tastes as sweet as a meal you’ve created. Kids will learn the proper use of utensils, measuring, mixing, and kitchen safety. learn how to cook pizza, nachos, tacos, grilled cheese and brownies.
 
Tues, Jun 2 - 23 4p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Wed 06/03/20 to Wed 06/24/20  Exploring Oklahoma History
Event ID: 31049
Youth will take fieldtrip around Oklahoma City area learning the history of our state. Trips will include Tours, Museums, Places to eat.
 
Wed, Jun 3- 24 11:00am- 1:00pm Location: Melrose Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: 15.00
Register Here!
 
Wed 06/03/20 to Wed 06/24/20  Lego Land
Event ID: 30461
Bring in your little construction workers for some sharing of ideas while building a community in the year of 2050 meeting new friends and so much fun.
 
Wed, Jun 3 - 24 3p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Thu 06/04/20 to Thu 06/25/20  Theme Cookies
Event ID: 30502
Little bakery chefs learn to work with fondant, royal icing and sugar glaze to make theme cookies.
 
Thur, Jun 4 4p - 5p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Fri 06/05/20 to Fri 06/26/20  Pitts Movie Theatre
Event ID: 31097

Why worry about parking when we have the best spot in town! Come on out with your friends and join us for a classic summer movie.

 
Fri, Jun 5 - 26 1p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 17
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Fri 06/05/20 to Fri 06/26/20  Tournament Day
Event ID: 30510
Who will hold the honor? For sports, crafts, cooking, building, and hula-hoops.
 
Fri, Jun 5 - 26 1p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Fri 06/05/20 to Fri 06/26/20  We Are the Champions!
Event ID: 31101

Who will hold the honor? There will be a fun, exciting tournament held each program day with the champion holding the honor for a week.  Tournaments will include sports, crafts, cooking, miniature building, and hula-hoops. 

 
Fri, Jun 5 - 26 1p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Mon 06/29/20 to Fri 07/31/20  Kidz Rock Rec Program-July
Event ID: 31206
Need help with kids while they're out of school? Then, this is the solution to your problems! Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities. Lunch and Snacks are included.
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 1-Jul 31 12:00pm-6:00pm Location: Minnis Lakeview Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here! or On site
 
Wed 07/01/20 to Fri 07/31/20  Kidz Rock Minnis July
Event ID: 29522
Need help with the kids while they’re out of school?  Then, this is the solution to your problems!  Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities.  Lunch and snack are included. 
 
Mon-Fri, Jul 1-Jul 31 12p-6p Location: Minnis Lakeview Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here!
 
Wed 07/01/20 to Fri 07/31/20  Kidz Rock Rec
Event ID: 29573
Need help with the kids while they’re out of school?  Then, this is the solution to your problems!  Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities.  Lunch and snack are included. 
 
Mon - Fri, July 1 - 31 12p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10/month
Register Here!
 
Wed 07/01/20 to Wed 07/22/20  Lego Land
Event ID: 30464
Bring in your little construction workers for some sharing of ideas while building a community in the year of 2050 meeting new friends and so much fun.
 
Wed, July 1 - 22 3p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Thu 07/02/20 to Thu 07/23/20  Theme Cookies
Event ID: 30504
Little bakery chefs learn to work with fondant, royal icing and sugar glaze to make theme cookies.
 
Thur, Jul 2 - 23 4p - 5p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost:  $10
Register Here!
 
Fri 07/03/20 to Fri 07/24/20  Pitts Movie Theatre
Event ID: 31099

Why worry about parking when we have the best spot in town! Come on out with your friends and join us for a classic summer movie.

 
Fri, Jul 3 - 24 1p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 17
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Fri 07/03/20 to Fri 07/24/20  Tournament Day
Event ID: 30512
Who will hold the honor? For sports, crafts, cooking, building, and hula-hoops.
 
Fri, Jul 3 - 24 1p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Fri 07/03/20 to Fri 07/24/20  We Are The Champions!
Event ID: 31105

Who will hold the honor? There will be a fun, exciting tournament held each program day with the champion holding the honor for a week.  Tournaments will include sports, crafts, cooking, miniature building, and hula-hoops. 

 
Fri, Jul 3 - 24 1p - 4p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Tue 07/07/20 to Tue 07/28/20  Baking Boot Camp
Event ID: 30479
Nothing tastes as sweet as a meal you’ve created. Kids will learn the proper use of utensils, measuring, mixing, and kitchen safety. learn how to cook pizza, nachos, tacos, grilled cheese and brownies.
 
Tues, Jul 7 - 28 4p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
 
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