Youth Programs at Little Rock Parks & Recreation

At Little Rock Parks & Recreation, our mission is to create enriching and memorable experiences for the youth of our community. We believe in fostering physical growth, building strong character, and promoting a love for outdoor recreation. Our diverse array of programs is designed to engage young minds and bodies, offering opportunities for learning, fitness, and fun. We are dedicated to ensuring that every young person in our community can access these quality programs, encouraging active lifestyles, positive development, and personal growth.

Our Community Centers

Our community centers, the heart of our youth programs, are more than just spaces. They are safe havens where children and teens can participate in various activities with peace of mind. From after-school programs to summer camps, our centers are equipped with stringent safety and security measures, providing educational support, recreational activities, and a sense of security. We are committed to ensuring that every young person in our community can access these quality programs!

Passion for Outdoor Recreation

We are passionate about outdoor recreation and believe in the power of nature to inspire and motivate. Our youth programs include a wide range of outdoor activities designed to connect young people with the natural beauty of our city. From hiking and biking to team sports and environmental education, we strive to foster a lifelong appreciation for the outdoors.


Programs Include

  • After-School Programs: Providing educational support, recreational activities, and social engagement to keep kids active and learning after school.
  • Youth Athletics: Offering a variety of team sports and leagues that promote physical fitness, teamwork, and healthy competition.
  • Therapeutic Recreation: Special programs designed for youth with developmental disabilities, ensuring inclusive and adaptive recreational opportunities.
  • Summer Programs: Engaging in summer camps and activities that offer fun, adventure, and learning during the summer break.
  • Swim Lessons: Teaching essential water safety skills and swimming techniques in a fun and safe environment.
  • Special Events: Hosting various exciting events throughout the year, including holiday celebrations, community festivals, and family fun days.


Join us at Little Rock Parks & Recreation as we nurture the next generation of leaders, athletes, and outdoor enthusiasts. Together, we can create a city where every child has the opportunity to thrive and discover their full potential.

For more information or to register, please contact us at 501-371-4770.

Summer Programs