Youth & Adult Activities
Registration for Summer 2013 recreation programs begins on March 25th.
- Click here to review the Summer 2013 Recreation Guide. (Note: 4 MB pdf file)
- Click here to review programs and register online.
Check our current offerings in: Youth Enrichment
Whether your child is looking for an adventure or an opportunity to learn new skills our enrichment programs are as varied as the youth we serve. Depending upon your child's age they may choose from Art, Gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Spanish, Skateboarding, After School Orchestra, Theatre or Cheerleading.
Free Summer Youth Programs:
MAGIC in the Park - FREE
Ages: 4 - 10 • Summer Weekdays 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Bend Park and Recreation District, along with numerous community sponsors, is proud to present MAGIC in the Park for its seventeenth summer. Once again, we will be providing children in our community the opportunity to enjoy great recreational activities at no cost. Projects include arts, crafts and games designed especially for children ages 4 to 10 years old.
Proudly sponsored by:
American Licorice • Newport Market • Pepsi • Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, PC • Bend Park & Recreation Foundation
- MAGIC is not a daycare program and should not be used as such.
- Each child under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 16.
- This program does not require registration. Children may come and go as they wish.
- Because of the popularity of this program, take home activities will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to one per child.
- Note: This program may be cancelled without prior notice due to bad weather.
Check our current offerings: Teen Enrichment
Teens are always looking for what's new or on the cutting edge. We provide opportunities for challenge, adventure and exploration in a safe, guided environment. Depending upon your teen's age they may choose from Rock Climbing, Skateboarding, Fencing, Cooking, Art, Hip Hop, Theatre, Horseback Riding, Cheerleading, or Ice Skating.
Check our current offerings: Adult Enrichment
Whether you are interested in expanding your knowledge, meeting new people, doing something active, or all of the above, we've got lots of great choices for you.
Art, Crafts & Cooking
Check our current offerings: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
We have a variety of art classes, many offered through partners such as the Art Station. These include painting, drawing, clay workshops, sculpture and more.
Fitness & Wellness
Check our current registration class offerings: Fitness & Wellness
Try one of our great physical and wellness activities such as Women's Self Defense, Fencing or Karate.
Check our current offerings: Parenting
Need a little help? We partner with some wonderful organizations to help give you tools for parenting. Some class offerings include: Effective Discipline, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, or a series on Parent Education.
Check our current offerings: Education / How-to Classes
Everything from Wine Tasting to Digital Photography. Pick up one of our program guides or download it here for exact descriptions.
Check our current offerings: Adult Outdoor
Our adult outdoor programs include hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, snow shoeing, cross country skiing and several multi-day adventure trips. All programs are a great way to make new friends, stay in shape, and explore and enjoy Central Oregon's fantastic landscape.