Parks and Recreation's Winter/Spring Activity Guide is Here!
This seasonal guide is packed with hundreds of exciting and affordable camps, classes and activities for the entire family! Stay active this winter and plan ahead for an adventurous spring. Registration begins for Boise residents on Monday, Dec. 17 and for non-residents Wednesday, Dec. 19.
At a Glance
All your favorite activities are back including dance classes for all ages, ceramics and painting, mountain biking, STEM classes, golf lessons and adult sports leagues.
Robotics & STEM
New this year – we’ve added a variety of robotics and STEM camps for kids (pg. 9 of the guide)! Boys and girls will love learning programming with robots and sensors (Idaho Robotics, 219326-01), exploring how robots are used in space (Mission: Robots in Space, 219327-01) and using coding to play games with robots (Games with Robots, 219332-01)Explore STEM
Boise Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of art classes for children and adults. From ceramics to drawing, photography to painting, there’s something for everyone! Check out page four of the activity guide for classes you and your child can take together. Prices for Boise residents are often under $50 per class!Explore Art
Stay active this winter and learn how to skate! Idaho IceWorld offers Learn to Skate and Learn to Play classes for all ages interested in figuring skating or hockey. Our experienced coaches will help you take your skills on the ice to the next level! Start on page 23 of the guide to see all Idaho IceWorld has to offer.Explore IceWorld
Holiday and Spring Break Camps
When school is out, we’re on! Boise Parks and Recreation offers a slate of holiday camps during winter break (pg. 10) and spring break (pg. 11). Kids can dig for fossils at Nature Camp or learn a new sport at Rock Climbing Camp. We also offer culinary camps during spring break, learn to skate and mountain biking camps, plus much more! Read more about spring break camps.
Boise Environmental Education, Lifetime & Leisure and More!
The Winter/Spring Activity Guide is filled with opportunities for kids and adults to get outside and experience the natural world around us. Attend an event at the Boise WaterShed, visit the Foothills Learning Center or take a cooking class at the Boise Urban Garden School! Check out our Boise Environmental Education opportunities starting on page 16 of the guide. Zoo Boise offers tons of exciting classes, too!
Looking to explore some of Boise’s gems? Sign-up for a tour with the City of Boise’s Lifetime & Leisure program (pg. 38). From glass blowing to brewery tours, there’s an outing for every interest. Most outings cost $30 or less for Boise residents!
Ready to reserve a spot in one of our exciting camps, classes or activities? Residents can register online, over the phone or in person starting on Monday, Dec. 17. Visit our website at parks.cityofboise.org/register-for-classes to sign up via our registration system, or call (208) 608-7680. You can also register in person at the Fort Boise Community Center (700 Robbins Rd.) – just make sure to have the activity number handy for the activity you want to sign up for!
Reminder: registration for Winter/Spring activities opens December 17 for Boise residents and December 19 for non-residents. You can view the entire Winter/Spring Activity Guide with our full slate of classes, programs and activities for the entire family or download the PDF.
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Published: December 10, 2018