Activity Nights & Open Gyms

Activity Night ImageAbout Activity Nights

Activity Nights are an opportunity for Olympia area middle school students to get together for a safe night of fun hosted by Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation.  Themes are chosen by school leadership teams and will be posted a minimum of one week prior to the event.

  • $5 each (payable at the door)
  • 6:30 - 8:30pm (unless otherwise noted)
  • No pre-registration required, just drop in
  • Open to students from the hosting school only (unless otherwise noted)
  • Homeschool students or private school students interested in attending should contact Luke Burns at 360.570.5857

  • Fun themes - Come dressed up!*
  • Karaoke
  • DJ/Dancing
  • Games
  • Obstacle courses
  • Competitions (hula-hoop, donut eating, etc.)
  • Prizes
  • and more!

*Themes are determined by students in partnership with Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation staff. Themes are typically listed two weeks prior to the event date.

Need to contact your child during an Activity Night? Call 360.239.1457


Upcoming Activity Nights

Below are the Activity Nights for the 2018-2019 school year.  Themes should be posted two weeks prior to each event.

Date* Location Theme Notes
Thursday, October 11 Washington MS TBA
Friday, November 2   Marshall MS TBA Jefferson MS students may also attend.
Friday, November 16 Reeves MS TBA ORLA middle school students may also attend.
Friday, January 25 Jefferson MS TBA Marshall MS students may also attend.
Friday, March 1 Washington MS TBA     
Friday, March 15 ORLA TBA Reeves MS students may also attend.

*Dates subject to change. Please check back for updates throughout the year.


Make a Difference - Volunteer!

Parent volunteersWe always need volunteers! If you are a parent/guardian/family member of a middle school student in the Olympia area, we encourage you to volunteer. Volunteering at these events is a great way to meet other parents as well as school administrators.

For more information contact Luke Burns at 360.570.5857 or lburns@ci.olympia.wa.us


Activity Nights are NOT school-sponsored activities. The Olympia School District has neither reviewed nor approved the sponsoring organization or its program, personnel, and activities announced in this flyer. The sponsoring organization and participants agree to protect, indemnify, and hold harmless the District, its Board of Directors, employees, and agents, from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, expenses or rights of action, directly or indirectly attributed to the organization, or its program, personnel, and activities. Permission to distribute this flyer should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation of the program by the District.