Houston Parks and Recreation Department

Recreation Programs

 

Recreation Programs

Youth Recreation Programs Ages 6 - 13
Phone: 832.395.7270

After School Enrichment Program is offered during the school year to youth ages 6 -13. The program offers a wide range of recreational activities including arts and crafts, sports, nature, games, homework assistance, field trips and cultural and special events. The After School Enrichment Program is offered at community centers from January to May and September to December. For more information call 832.395.7292, 832.395.7294, 832.395.7296.

Summer Youth Programs Ages 6 - 13
Phone: 832.395.7270

The Summer Enrichment Program is a summer day-camp-style enrichment camp that offers a wide range of recreational activities including arts and crafts, sports games, field trips, entertainment, special events, and water fun. The 10-week program is offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday from June through August. The Summer Enrichment Program is offered at community centers across the city. The cost for the program is $30 a week per child or $300 for the entire summer session. For more information call 832.395.7292, 832.395.7294, 832.395.7296.

Summer Enrichment Program Online Registration

Teen Recreation Programs Ages 13 - 18
Phone:
832.395.7270 or 832.395.7131

The Teen Recreation Program offers a variety of programs for the teen population in community centers throughout the City to meet their cultural, educational and recreational needs. Year-round programs are coordinated through the Teen Program section to provide monthly awareness activities, motivational speakers, essay competitions, talent exhibitions, teen camps, cultural exhibitions, special events and college tours.

Adult Recreation Programs
Phone: 832.395.7272

A variety of classes are open to adults interested in exploring their creative side or pursuing physical well-being. Classes are taught by concessionaire instructors at selected community centers. Nominal registration fees are required for ceramics, aerobics, cake decorating, martial arts, flower arranging, weight training and dance.

Senior Recreation Programs
Phone:
832.395.7270, 832.395.7133

Senior Programs are year-round and provide a social environment for seniors 55 years of age and older. Seniors can participate in a variety of recreation activities, health forum presentations, quarterly special events and field trips. Programs are held at selected community centers. No participation fees are charged.

Operation Gang Together D-Tag Tattoo Removal Program
Phone:
832.395.7270

This program is designed to help individuals age 24 and younger re-enter mainstream society by removing tattoos that would identify them as participating in or supporting anti-social behavior. Each participant must perform six hours of volunteer service through a Houston Parks and Recreation Department program before receiving each laser treatment.