Recreation

Register Now!

Registration for Fall Recreation Programs is OPEN NOW! 

You can register at ExperienceIt! Online, via phone at 360.753.8380, or in person at The Olympia Center (222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. WA  98501) Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Learn and Play with Us

Fall 2018 Brochure CoverWith hundreds of classes, programs, and activities on offer, there's something for everyone to experience with Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation! Whether you're looking to hone a skill, try something new, discover hidden talents, or meet health & wellness goals, we have options for every age and ability.

Our fun and affordable classes and programs take place primarily at The Olympia Center, which is downtown near Percival Landing.

Recreation Guide

You can easily find and register for our seasonal classes and programs one of two ways:   

Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed!

If you are not satisfied with your class or program after your first visit, we will refund the full amount if you call before it meets a second time. We hope to get you hooked!


Sports Information

We coordinate several organized sports programs for both Youth and Adults.

Find available leagues, check official rules, browse scores and statistics, and check current schedules and standings on our Sports Information page.

Don't forget to follow Oly Ball Field Updates and the OlyPARD on Twitter!


Specialized Recreation

The Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is proud to work with Thurston County Specialized Recreation to provide programs to meet recreational needs of citizens with different abilities in the Olympia/Thurston County area. Programs include Adult Day Trips, Dances, Movie & Pizza, and Swim Club. For more information, call Thurston County Specialized Recreation at 360.867.2588 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.