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Youth & Teen Programs

Northglenn's Youth and Teen Programs offer a variety of activities and events to teens ages 10-17.  All programs and events are open to both residents and non-residents.

Youth & Teen Activities
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Grades 6-8
Get a head start on planning after school care for your middle-school student in the fall.  Registration open now, only pay a $90 deposit for the full fall schedule!  The remaining amount will be put on a payment plan to start paying later.  Check it out here.

Roving Recreation

Trips take place Monday – Thursday during the summer! Check it out here.

Fun in the Park
Ages 12-14
Join us for fun, games, crafts and friends every Friday during summer!  Come as many or as few days as you would like.  Look for the blue canopy for a fun activity.  Don’t forget a sack lunch, plenty of water, and sunscreen.  Parks rotate between E.B. Rains Jr. memorial Park, Northwest Open Space, and Hugh Danahy according to the schedule located below.

20968001-01 7/2-8/11 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $30

Date Park Location
June 2 Hugh Danahy Park
June 9 E. B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park
June 16 Northwest Open Space
June 23 Hugh Danahy Park
June 30 E. B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park
July 7 Northwest Open Space
July 14 Hugh Danahy Park
July 21 E. B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park
July 28 Northwest Open Space
August 4 Hugh Danahy Park
August 11 E. B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park

ABLE to Sail
ABLE to Sail is a summer youth empowerment camp that teaches the basics of sailing while utilizing metaphors that are aimed at directly and intentionally changing negative, self-defeating thought patterns and beliefs of limitation to an empowering mindset of ‘enoughness’ and possibility.  Transportation is not provided.  Drop-off and pick-up takes place at Union Reservoir in Longmont.  For more information about the program, please visit RSVP by the Friday before each camp week.

Classic Sailing Camp (M-Th) Ages 12-18
20924014-01 6/5-6/8 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $395 Union Reservoir

LGBTQ+ Empowerment Camp (M-F) Ages 12-21
20924014-02 7/10-7/14 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $395 Union Reservoir

CPR, First Aid & Babysitting
Babysitter Training
Age 11-14
This course is designed for the preteen and helps them prepare for their first babysitting opportunities.  Students learn routine child care duties and responsibilities including feeding, bathing and diapering. Basic child development activities for developmental stages will be covered. Also stressed will be home and fire safety, infant and child CPR, rescue breathing and choking procedures.  Bring a sac lunch and water bottle.  Refunds not offered to no-shows.
20636002-01 6/3 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $60R/$72NR Poolside Classroom

Pediatric CPR/First Aid
Ages 11+
Pediatric health and safety training covering CPR, chocking and AED for infant, child and adult applications.  First aid prevention and treatment for basic injury/illness, bleeding/shock management, fractures and sprains, burns, eye injuries, medical emergencies such as seizure, stroke and heart-related problems. Certification provided. Bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Refunds not offered to no-shows.
20636001-01 7/29 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $60R/$72NR Poolside Classroom

Youth & Teen Events
CHALK Art Walk Competition
Chalk art competition, food trucks, photobooth, and more!  Check it out here.

Video Game Days
Ages 10-17
Have some fun playing local pick-up competitive games!  Play on our PS5, xBox S, Nintendo Switch, or gaming laptops. Bringing your own login to your preferred consoles is encouraged.
20921001-02 8/26 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. $5 Community Rooms

Teen Night Out  |  Flick and Float
Enjoy a night out at the pool with a movie! First come, first serve for 60 participants. Bring a swimsuit and a towel. Drop-off starts at 6:45 p.m. and pick-up ends at 9:15 p.m. Movies will be rated PG-13.  All Northglenn Recreation Center facility and aquatics age restrictions apply.

Movie for May 27 is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!

5/27 7:00 p.m. FREE Northglenn Recreation Center Indoor Pool
6/24 7:00 p.m. FREE Northglenn Recreation Center Indoor Pool
7/22 7:00 p.m. FREE Northglenn Recreation Center Indoor Pool
8/12 7:00 p.m. FREE Northglenn Recreation Center Indoor Pool

Youth & Teen Volunteering
Leaders in Training
Ages 13-15
Teen Volunteers develop leadership, job training and mentorship skills through active service learning on a team.  Volunteers will explore communication and conflict resolution techniques and develop personal goals. Due to limited space availability, this program is selective.  Click here to learn more.

Volunteer Program
Ages 15-17
Connect with your community and volunteer!  Teens will be able to give back to their community by helping at upcoming events. This volunteer program is not appropriate for teens needing to complete court-ordered community service.
10923001-01 5/27 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CHALK Art Walk Competition

Other Youth & Teen Offerings
Looking for more?  Activities open to youth and teens are also held in the arts, aquatics, fitness, and sports programs!

Arts & Culture  Aquatics  Fitness  Sports

Kassy Riggle
Recreation Coordinator
Youth & Teen Programs