Registration Starts Monday, April 1 for Summer Camps, Swimming Lessons and More

March 28, 2024

It’s time to plan some summer fun for the whole family! Registration for Boise Parks and Recreation’s popular Playcamps, swimming lessons, art classes, environmental education opportunities and more starts at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 1 for Boise residents and at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3 for non-residents.

Click here to browse the digital Summer 2024 Activity Guide with a full listing of all the department’s summer offerings.

“We are proud to serve the community and provide a variety of ways for kids and adults of all ages to stay active and involved throughout the summer months,” said Boise Parks and Recreation Director Doug Holloway. “Our talented instructors and recreation coordinators continue to add new and exciting camps, classes and programs and I encourage everyone to check out the Activity Guide and join us for an incredible summer.”

New offerings include a tap/ballet combo class for young dancers, interesting Lifetime and Leisure tours for older adults such as birding, paddleboarding and a trip to the new Bruneau Dunes Observatory, and Adaptive Recreation one-day activities for people with disabilities featuring karaoke and dinner, a jam session at the Boise Rock School and more!

Returning summer favorites include swimming lessons for all ages and abilities at the City of Boise’s outdoor pools, sailing camps, pickleball lessons and a large selection of summer camp options for kids and teens.

Please note, our popular all-day Playcamps located in city parks fill quickly. New this year – we’re offering a payment installation plan for families who sign-up for multiple weeks of Playcamp. Visit our summer Playcamps webpage to learn more.

Registration for summer programming will be available online, over the phone and in-person starting Monday, April 1. Here are some important links, phone numbers and locations to keep on hand:

  • Link to register for activities online via RecTrac (please make sure you can access your online account and that it is up to date before registration opens)
  • Fort Boise Community Center (700 Robbins Road) – Phone number for over the phone activity registration: (208) 608-7680
  • Parks and Recreation Administration Office (1104 W. Royal Blvd.)

Visit our website to learn more about Boise Parks and Recreation and all of our affordable and inclusive offerings. See you this summer!

Contact: Parks and Recreation Media Relations

(208) 608-7600 |

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