Fall 2019 Activity Guide

Plan some fun this fall with the Boise Parks and Recreation Fall 2019 Activity Guide! There are hundreds of affordable activities for all ages to choose from.

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New and Improved Design

You will notice our popular Activity Guide has a new look! After listening to user feedback, we’ve updated the guide to a more modern design and have now organized classes, camps and activities into easy to use age categories. From preschool to older adult, we hope you explore and find something new!


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Preschool (Walking - Age 5)

Boise Parks and Recreation offers a variety of activities for children who are walking up to age five. Art Start (page 4) will help inspire your child to tap into their inner creativity.

Do you have an active youngster who is interested in learning a sport? Check out our golf lessons (page 5) and Learn to Skate or Learn to Play Hockey classes (page 6) that are affordable and fun.

Preschool Zoo is also a family favorite! Check out page 10 of the Fall 2019 Activity Guide to learn more about this adult and child activity where you’ll learn more about some of the zoo’s most popular animals.

Youth (Ages 5 - 12)

The Boise Urban Garden School is inspiring young chefs to get creative in the kitchen. Learn to make Thanksgiving Side Dishes (all ages) or Favorite Foods From Scratch (age 8 to 14) – check out all our kitchen offerings on page 13 of the Activity Guide.

Fall is a great time to get your child involved in performing arts! Boise Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of classes in theater, improve and dance. Browse pages 18 and 19 of the guide for more information.

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Teen (Ages 13 - 17)

Stay active this fall by taking golf lessons, learning to skate at Idaho IceWorld or learn the sport of volleyball. Boise offers a variety of classes times to meet the needs of busy teens (page 26).

Spark the imagination of your teen through an art or pottery class. Our affordable programs start at $60.90 for Boise residents and students will learn the basics of drawing and painting or how to use an electric potter’s wheel.

Adult (Ages 18+)

Get involved, meet new people and learn something new! The City of Boise provides a ton of opportunities for adults to learn a new sport, explore the Boise foothills on guided hikes, sharpen their cooking skills and so much more! Browse all of our adult offerings starting on page 28 of the Fall 2019 Activity Guide.

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Older Adults (Age 62+)

Take a winery or historical tour with our Lifetime and Leisure program or join us for lunch at the Dick Eardley Boise Senior Center and take a drop-in class. Our classes and programming for older adults is a popular way to meet new people and explore the City of Boise. Details start on page 42 of the Activity Guide.

Parks Facilities and Reservations

You can rent local parks and facilities managed by Boise Parks and Recreations for parties, fundraisers, weddings and more. Locations like the Boise Depot and Quail Hollow Golf Course are the perfect setting for your next event. Browse our offerings online.

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