About Our Youth Programs
The Recreation Department offers a variety of youth programs for ages 5 – 12 yrs. These programs vary throughout the year with some staple programs such as Morning Addition and Afternoon Addition, Summer Camps, and several sports programs. Find the perfect class or program for your child in our current Activities Guide.
Find the perfect camp for your child here!
Winter Break Camp
Come experience "Winter Break Camp" with the Takoma Park Recreation Department. Campers will have the opportunity to add some excitement to their holiday break while playing holiday games with group activities and crafts. This winter break is set to be a whole lot of holiday fun.
Three Day Camp
December 26 - 31
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ages 5-12 years
Before Care and After Care are available for an additional fee.
Jump into the world of comics! Learn about your favorite heroes and villains and their origins. Learn how Superman became the "Man of Steel" or how Batman became the world's "Greatest Detective". Join us in discovering new worlds and fighting crime. For ages 6-11 from September 6, 2013 - December 27, 2013.
September 6 - December 27
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Takoma Park Community Center
Basketball Skills Clinic
Emphasizing individual improvement is one of the guiding philosophies of this skills clinic. Participants will be provided with excellent coaching which allows each person to develop a sense of pride and individual accomplishment. Co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Recreation Department.
September 14 - November 2
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Winter Basketball League 2014
The Winter Basketball League is a noncompetitive, developmental, community league. Program goals are to:
- introduce boys and girls to the fundamentals of basketball
- emphasize that playing the game and being a member of a team are more important than winning by not establishing league standings or having playoffs/championship games
- encourage personal improvement, sportsmanship and fun
- provide comparable playing time for all participants
- meet new kids from community and surrounding areas
Coaching Information: Volunteer coaches are always needed, training is provided. Please contact the Takoma Park Recreation Department if interested 301-891-7282.
Team Assignments: Co-ed divisions will reflect gender equity based on number of participants.
Special Requests: Must be made in writing and submitted to the Takoma Park Recreation Department league coordinator.
This league always fills—don’t wait to register! Registration opens August 15th!
8 Week Session
January 18, 2014 - March 15, 2014
Kindergarten - 8th grade
The Fun Day Program offers exciting field trips on scheduled whole day school closings. Participants will meet at the Community Center. Must pack a lunchTrips, activities and performers are subject to change. Space is limited, sign up early. Before Care and After Care are not available for this program.
Thursday, September 5
Friday, October 18
Friday, November 1
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Ages 5- 12 years
Click here for more information in our Current Recreation Guide!
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