Youth & Adult Activities
Winter-Spring 2014 recreation registration now open
for January through May programs.
- Click here to view the Winter-Spring 2014 Recreation Guide (Note: 3 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: Celebrate summer recreation with Bend Park & Rec! Each summer there are offerings of free youth recreation programs including:
MAGIC in the Park: Ages 4 - 10 years old. Activities include arts, crafts and games and are held at various parks throughout the community.
Discover Nature Days: Ages 3 - 12 years old. Presented by the Deschutes Children’s Forest Partners, Discover Nature Days offers a variety of activities centered around nature, plants and wlidlife. For more information about the Deschutes Children’s Forest visit www.deschuteschildrensforest.org
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.