The Benefits are Endless
Expand your horizons and discover hidden talents in over 100 class activity offerings! Whether looking for adventure, athletic challenge, culture or just plain fun, we've got something for everyone. Gymnastics, art classes, Hawaiian dance, vegetarian cooking, Tai Chi, Yoga, Italian, dog obedience and computer basics are just a sample of the classes available. Kayaking, river rafting, snowshoeing, and hiking open up the great outdoors.
Kids can play their summers and school breaks away in any of our day camps, Sports for Life, or outdoor camps - Windsurfing and Sailing, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking or Leader in Training. Drop in sports, league play, track and field meets, martial arts, soccer and golf lessons will help you get in shape and burn off extra energy!
Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation is all about safety, enrichment and most of all - FUN! Come play with us!
Registration is now open for Summer programs.
NEW! Interactive Summer Guide. Try this out for a digital option that feels like turning the pages on the real thing. You can even search by keywords for the program you are looking for.
If a PDF version is preferred, you can download the entire Summer Guide or view the individual sections below.
You can also browse and register for programs now with Experience It! Online.
- Events, Trips & Tours
- Youth & Teen
- Park Information
- Olympia Center Information
- Sign-Up Form
For questions, to request a copy by mail, or to register for any of the above programs, please call 360.753.8380.
Recreation for Special Populations
The Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is proud to be working with Thurston County Parks and Recreation to provide programs to meet recreational needs of the special citizens in the Olympia/Thurston County area. Programs include camps, Adult and Youth Day Trips, Dances, Movie & Pizza, and Arts & Crafts. For more information, call the Thurston County Parks and Recreation Department at 360.786.5595 or visit Thurston County Recreation for Special Populations.
The City of Olympia does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities in City services, programs, or activities. The City provides reasonable accommodations to the public with disabilities. We invite you to contact the Parks, Arts and Recreation Department two (2) weeks in advance of the date a program begins or forty-eight (48) hours before Parks, Arts and Recreation meetings to discuss any special accommodations which may be necessary.