Boise Parks and Recreation maintains more than 90 developed parks across the city, approximately 210 miles of Ridge to Rivers trails in the Boise Foothills, 25 miles of the Boise River Greenbelt pathway and thousands of acres of open space. The department's recreational facilities include Zoo Boise, two municipal golf courses, pools, Idaho IceWorld and more.

Our team offers affordable classes and camps for all ages and abilities. From art to drama, dance classes to fitness programs, educational nature tours to special events, there’s something for everyone! Plus, we serve hundreds of children after class at our school-based community centers. Boise Parks and Recreation is also proud to offer an Adaptive Recreation program that serves children and adults with disabilities. We are proud to serve the Boise community and offer exceptional programming and outdoor recreation opportunities for all.


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Activities, Classes and Sports

From toddlers to adults, Boise Parks and Recreation has a class or activity to match. Learn more about upcoming programs and sign-up to participate.

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Pools & Aquatics

For more information about pools, swim lessons, summer recreational swim team, lap swim, rentals and more.

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The City of Boise manages a variety of parks and outdoor spaces. See what’s available in your neighborhood.

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For other after hours park related emergencies (i.e. irrigation issues, restrooms), please call (208) 489-6640.