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Youth & Teen Activities
Youth After School Experience
Get a head start on planning after school care for your middle-school student in the fall. NEW WINTER/SPRING 2024 FEES! Daily fee registration is $5R/$6NR or get a discount for a full week at $16R/$19NR. Payment plan for full week registrations available. Check it out here.
Ages 10-13, 14-17
Celebrate a day off from school by going on an adventure! Visit different indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities, amusement centers, and outdoor adventure outings. Trips depart from the Northglenn Recreation Center at 9:00 a.m. and return by 3:00 p.m. Cost includes admission, transportation, and supervision. Please bring a sack lunch, water bottle, and cold weather clothing. Registration due one week in advance of each trip date. Registration due two weeks in advance for January 2-5 trips.
Daily Fee ($45 Resident | $50 Non-Resident)
Required Program Paperwork
- Completed Program Registration
- Teen Adventures Parent Packet Waivers
- Destination Activity Waivers (Emailed to participants 1-2 weeks out when necessary.)
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|10924011-02||30924001-10||1/3||Urban Air Adventure Park|
|10924011-04||30924001-12||1/5||Frisco Adventure Park|
|10924011-05||30924012-13||1/8||North Pole Amusement Park|
|10924011-06||30924012-14||1/15||National Western Stock Show|
|10924011-11||10924012-05||2/22||Go Northglenn Day|
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Youth & Teen Events
Gingerbread House Competition
Can you build the best, most creative, or most unique gingerbread house? Participants will be provided supplies and are welcome to bring their own to help make their gingerbread home. While competing, enjoy a winter-themed movie, music, snacks, and hot drinks.
|30921003-02||12/9||3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Poolside Classroom|
Video Game Days
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.
|30921001-05||12/16||1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921001-01||1/13||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921001-02||2/10||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921001-03||3/9||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921001-04||4/13||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921001-05||5/11||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
Table Top Game Days
Gather for some fun pen-and-paper games lead by a local game master! Test out a new game world including Dungeons and Dragons, Dishonored, Cyberpunk, Honey Heist, and more. Snacks and drinks provided.
|10921003-01||1/13||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921003-02||3/9||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
|10921003-03||5/11||2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||$5||Community Rooms|
Youth & Teen Volunteering
Leaders in Training
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.
Learn about our LIT positions:
- Junior Lifeguard (Year-Round)
- Youth Commission Event Volunteer (Year-Round)
- Youth After School Experience Mentor (Starting January 2024)
- Fun in the Park Volunteer (Summer Only)
Youth & Teen Drop-In Activities
A Recreation Center membership or daily drop-in fee gets youth and teens access to a variety of non-structured activities every day of the week. Ages 11 and under must be supervised by a parent/guardian at least 16 years of age. Ages 12 and older may participate without a parent/guardian present.
Ages 12+ | Open Gym, Pool, Track
Ages 14+ | Open Gym, Pool, Track, Weight and Cardio Room
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