Register now for summer session programming!

Register now

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Summer Camps

Join Us For a Summer Of Nature, Wellness and Creativity!

Youth need opportunities for fun, engaging enrichment experiences each summer. Those ages 6-14 can be healthy, active, make new friends and create lifelong memories at a Columbus Recreation and Parks Department day camps. There are a variety of camps to meet many interests, including arts, fitness, sports, science/STEM, outdoor exploration and adaptive recreation.

Register Today

Keeping Everyone Safe

To ensure the safety of participants and staff, Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is offering a modified summer camp experience again this year. Be sure to download the Parent Handbook for detailed information on safety protocols and modifications to our procedures. You can also visit columbus.gov/recparkscovid19/ for the most up-to-date information about department programs and their status.

Should you have additional questions or need further assistance, please call 614-645-3300 (and select option 3) or email us at communityrecreation@columbus.gov.

We make every effort to ensure summer camps are accessible and affordable for every family, which includes free camp options and PLAY Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund provides assistance to financially-challenged families, creating opportunities for all children in our community to participate in our fee-based programs.

Find Out More

Financial Assistance

Key Tag ID

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department uses a key tag ID system to safely identify participants during visits to our community centers and swimming pools. Key tags are required for participants ages six and up and cost $1. Residents can purchase a key tag at any community center.

 

Get Signed Up Today!

To register, visit Activenet, our online registration portal. If you are a new user, create an account, being sure to include both parent and camper information.

A confirmation email will be sent immediately after registering online. Prior to registration, there is an option to add desired camps to a wish list.

Contact Us
Top