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Youth & Teen Programs

Northglenn's Youth and Teen Programs offer a variety of activities and events to teens age 12-17.

Fall 2022 Programs
Open Wednesdays, August 17 - December 14, 1-6pm
No program:
August 31, November 23
Ages: 12-17.  Ages 14+ can use the weight room in addition to the fitness area.

Get homework help from your peers or hang out after school on Wednesdays.  Play video games and board games in the poolside classroom.  Or, take advantage of your Recreation Center membership and swim in the pool, use the courts in open gym, or work out in the fitness area.  Only 24 teens can be in the poolside classrooms at a time.

Registration Fees: Must have a Northglenn Recreation Center membership or pay the drop-in day fee of $2.50/$3.25.  Check in at the Recreation Center front desk.  Meet in the Poolside Classrooms for video and board games.


Ages: 12-17

Celebrate a day off from school by going on an adventure! Outings depart from the Northglenn Recreation Center at 9 a.m. and return by 4 p.m.  Cost includes admission, transportation, and supervision.

What to bring:  Sunscreen, a sack lunch, plenty of water. For aquatic trips, bring a swimsuit and towel.

Program notices: Some activity days may run a little longer and require an early drop-off and late pick-up time.  Most activities require an additional waiver be signed by the venue in order to participate in the day's activity.  Running late to drop-off or not submitting a destination's waiver will make your child unable to attend that day's activity, and a refund will not be processed.

Registration Fees and Trip Dates: Pick and choose your trips by selecting which days you want when registering.  Signing up for all 3 trips in a week will apply an automatic discount at registration. Full payment is required upon registration. Due to program popularity, holds are not available.
  • $60 Resident  |  $65 Non-Resident
  • Locations will be announced in the Winter/Spring 2023 Recreation Guide
  • Trip Dates are 10/14, 12/19, 12/20, 12/21
Required Program Paperwork: Complete the steps below and submit your waivers by email or in person at the Northglenn Recreation Center.
  1. Completed Program Registration
  2. Roving Rec Program Waiver
  3. Destination Activity Waivers

September 24, October 29, and November 19, 7-9pm

Enjoy a night out at the indoor pool with a movie!  The first 60 youth will be allowed to participate at this FREE event. Bring a swimsuit and towel.  Drop off starts at 6:45pm and pick up ends at 9:15pm at the Northglenn Recreation Center.  Movie titles will be advertised one week before each event.

Fall 2022 Events

Let’s play some video games together in celebration of National Video Games Day!  We will be set up to do local pick-up competitive games.  Snacks provided.  Register here in advance to reserve your seat. Open to ages 12-17.

Kick off the start of NaNoWriMo with us!  Get tips on how to put together a variety of narratives, or just have a space to let all of your ideas flood onto paper.  In the evening, listen to or share poetry.  Then, take home a book to keep.  Register here in advance to reserve your seat. Open to ages 12-17.

Can you build the best gingerbread house?  Participants will be provided supplies and are welcome to bring their own to help make the best gingerbread home.  Contest rules and guidelines are located at  Registration required to participate, register here by December 7.  Open to ages 12-17, teams encouraged!

Volunteer Opportunities

Connect with your community and volunteer!  Teens age 15-17 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.  Register here up to one week in advance of each event date.
Safe Streets Halloween                 10/22     5:30 – 8:30 pm
Veterans Day Ceremony               11/11     9:30am – 1:30 pm
Night of Lights                                     12/2       5:30 – 8:30 pm

Related Information

Kassy Riggle
Recreation Coordinator
Youth & Teen Programs