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Kids having a blast.

"Play for grown people is recreation...the renewal of life;
for children, it is growth...the gaining of life."
--Benefits of Parks & Recreation

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Kids Having Fun

  IS ON ITS WAY!!!! Registration begins Sunday, May 1st, 2016
2016-2017 Scholarship Application Packet - Click Here - Packet Must Be Complete Before SubmissionKids Playing Sports

Retooled and ready to bring nothing but fun, Carson City Parks & Recreation returns with its biggest and best summer yet. During the summer months, participants in the Kinder & Kick Back Kamps will get to see the Mills Park Complex transformed into a sprawling haven of summer fun for kids of all ages. Not only do we have fun activities, pizza meal day opportunities, and awesome swimming options for all kampers, we also manage to mix in a great amount of offsite field trips.

Opening on Monday, June 13th, this year's version of Summer Kamp will span almost ten weeks before concluding on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016. As usual, our hours of operation will run Monday through Friday, 6:30 am until 6:00 pm for a full action packed day of kid driven fun. Take a look below to see some of the highlights from this year's kamp.

  • Fun Additional Friday Field Trips that include: Zephyr Cove, EZ Air Trampoline Center,Reno Aces Ballgames & much more...
  • Optional Swimming Lessons to ensure that your child is confident and well skilled in a pool setting.
  • Arts & Crafts that build skill, confidence, and creativity.
  • Fun swim times to cool off from the summer heat.
  • Team Sports
  • Specialty Kamps
  • Awesome friendships that last a lifetime.

Swimming Fun

With amenities like these, it's easy to see why we have consistently been the top choice for Carson City families time and time again when it comes to fun, safe, and family based summer kamp fun. If you would like to know more information about the 2016 Summer Kamp offered through Youth Programs with Carson City Parks & Recreation.

Please do not forget that we do have scholarship options available for those families that do qualify. Please contact Jaye at 775.283.7428 for more information.

2016 Summer Kamp Lesson Plans

Carson City Recreation Division offers a multitude of opportunities for
the youth of our community.


Quality out of school time care.Please understand that availability of programming depends strictly on the number of enrolled students participating. Some offerings may be cancelled due to low participation. 

Before School Programming  operates from 6:30 am until 8:00 am Monday thru Friday. Drop off will be at the Community Center for ALL AM sessions with buses arriving to take your little ones to school by 8:00 am.

Please remember that the Community Center parking lot is not a city wide bus stop. If you are not signed up for programming, the bus driver will not accept any additional passengers. This year, we will be offering AM services for Bordewich Bray, Empire, Fremont, Fritsch, Mark Twain, & Seeliger Elementary Schools. Please note that we only offer PM after school services at Carson Montessori.



Kids love positive play.

After School Programming operates from the sound of the bell, usually 3:15 pm until 6:00 pm Monday thru Friday at their respective schools. This year, we will be offering PM services for Bordewich Bray, Empire, Fremont, Fritsch, Mark Twain, Carson Montessori, & Seeliger Schools. At present, Bordewich Bray, Fremont, Fritsch, Montessori, and Seeliger Elementary Schools are currently slated to operate on site at their respective schools. If you have any questions about your child's specific school, please call Jaye at 775-283-7428.

Middle School Programming Offered for both Carson Middle and Eagle Valley Middle Schools, the Middle School Program is housed onsite at the Carson City Community Center. Enrolled students will be picked up from their respectively schools and driven by bus to the Community Center.

Kinder Mid-Day Programming We have great news for our parents. We are currently offering one session of our Kinder Mid Day Programs. We will be offering an AM session for children who have half day school sessions in the afternoon. Please call Jaye @ 775-283-7428 for more information as any offerings are subject to change due to low enrollment. This session is going to be held in the Kinder Room at the Carson City Community Center.

Exciting News!  We are now providing AM & PM Kids Klub programming for Empire students!  

Also, we will be providing transportation from Carson Montessori for the mid-day kindergarten program.  Please call Jaye at 775.283.7428 if you have any questions! 

 Registration site can be found at

Youth Sports

Swim Lessons 

Registration for programs is on-line at with easy 24/7 access.

Any participant who desires to enroll in a program that is full may place their name on the waiting list. There are no guarantees for placement.  The waiting list is compiled on a first-come, first served basis. 

Last updated: 4/29/2016 9:03:15 AM