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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.

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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.  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.

Teen Adventures
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
  1. Completed Program Registration
  2. Teen Adventures Parent Packet Waivers
  3. Destination Activity Waivers (Emailed to participants 1-2 weeks out when necessary.)
Winter Trips
Ages 10-13 Ages 14-17    
10924011-01 30924001-09 1/2 APEX Indoor Pool
10924011-02 30924001-10 1/3 Urban Air Adventure Park
10924011-03 30924001-11 1/4 Boondocks, Northglenn
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

Spring Trips
Ages 10-13 Ages 14-17    
10924011-07 10924012-01 2/2 Trip TBA
10924011-08 10924012-02 2/19 Aquatic Trip
10924011-09 10924012-03 2/20 Amusement Trip
10924011-10 10924012-04 2/21 Amusement Trip
10924011-11 10924012-05 2/22 Go Northglenn Day
10924011-12 10924012-06 2/23 Adventure Trip
10924011-13 10924012-07 3/11 Trip TBA
10924011-14 10924012-08 4/1 Aquatic Trip
10924011-15 10924012-09 4/2 Amusement Trip
10924011-16 10924012-10 4/3 Amusement Trip
10924011-17 10924012-11 4/4 Go Northglenn Day
10924011-18 10924012-12 4/5 Adventure Trip
10924011-19 10924012-13 4/15 Trip TBA

Youth & Teen Events
Gingerbread House Competition
Ages 10-17
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
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.
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
Ages 10-17
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
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.

Learn about our LIT positions:
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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

Kassy Riggle
Recreation Coordinator
Youth & Teen Programs