Longmont Recreation Services offers a wide range of youth and teen programs throughout the year. For complete listing of Longmont Recreation Services' Teen and Youth programs, download pages from our current brochure.
- Alive at 25 -Longmont Recreation Services hosts “Alive at 25” - a national program intended to teach young drivers, ages 15-24, to be aware of the many dangers and typical driving hazards facing young motorists today
- CARA Diving - Longmont Recreation Services offers CARA diving year round for youth 6 years and older
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Have your kids outgrown the typical summer camp? The City of Longmont, Recreation Services, has the answer for you! The SPOT (Summer Programs & Outdoor Trips) is an outdoors oriented, adventure based camp that runs for four weeks over the summer for youth ages 12-16. Parents meetings: Mon, 6pm; June 3, June 17, July 1, and July 15 at Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St, (303) 651-8406.
Each week begins with a day trip on Tuesday and then an overnight camping trip Wednesday to Thursday.
For more information, e-mail or call (303) 651-8405. Registration will be open online or in person at any City of Longmont Recreation facility. Look back soon for 2013 registration form.
The SPOT 2013 Calendar
- Wk 1: Jun 11-13 Camping, Elitch Gardens, Swimming 326010.1
- Wk 2: Jun 25-27 Rafting, Hiking, Camping in Poudre Canyon 326010.2
- Wk 3: Jul 9-11 Tree Climbing, Rock Climbing , Camping 326010.3
- Wk 4: Jul 23-25 Rockies Game, Water World, Alpine Slide 326010.4
Meeting Location: Sunset Shelter, 1900 Longs Peak Ave
The SPOT 2013 Fee Schedule
Weekly Fee (weeks 1-4)
- Longmont Youth Triathlon Club - Longmont Recreation Services offers the Youth Triathlon club for youth ages 9 to 19 to develop swimming, cycling and running abilities while promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and having fun!
- Youth Volleyball - Longmont Recreation Services offers a coed Youth Volleyball team-participation program for youth in grades 3-8. Fall and Spring Leagues are offered. Fall registration deadline is August 22.
- Fall CARA Cross Country – For boys and girls ages 9-14 years, Longmont Recreation Services’ Fall CARA Cross Country program exposes participants to running long distances in a recreational atmosphere.
- Youth Archery – Longmont Recreation Services offers three levels of instructor for youth ages 10 to 17 years of age: Beginner Archery, Intermediate Archery, and Advanced Archery. Month-long classes are offered once a week in September and October.
- Youth and Teen Learn to Sew Youth: 7-12years; Teens 12-16years
Great class for boys and girls with little or no experience. Sewing machine provided, kids will learn machine sewing and complete a project.
- Youth Art: 7-15 years
Kids will tap into their creativity with these fine art classes. Join us for drawing classes galore!
- Intramural Soccer: Middle School
Sponsored by the City of Longmont, Intramural Soccer is offered both Fall and Spring seasons. Information is available at participating schools.
- YAB Youth Basketball – Longmont Recreation Services is offering YAB Youth Basketball for youth in grades three through eight. Boys and girls compete separately at each grade level.
- Denver Nuggets Skill Challenge - Longmont Recreation Services hosts the Denver Nuggets Basketball Skills Challenge competition the first week in January for boys and girls ages 7 through 14.
- Tri Peaks Youth Triathlon Club - develop swimming, cycling and running skills in this club geared for 7-17 year olds. There is a beginner and advanced division. To be eligible for the advanced group, try-outs are required.
- Tri Peaks Youth Triathlon Club - Longmont Recreation Services offers the Youth Triathlon club for youth ages 7 to 17 to develop swimming, cycling and running abilities while promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and having fun!
- Youth Volleyball - Longmont Recreation Services offers a coed Youth Volleyball team-participation program for youth in grades 3-8. Fall and Spring Leagues are offered.
Babysitter Training Classes
This course provides youth with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children while babysitting. Participants will develop skills in 5 critical areas: leadership, safety and safe play, basic care, first aid, and professionalism. For ages 11 to 16 years.
See L-Trac for current listing of babysitting classes.
Babysitter’s Boot Camp
Three classes in one--American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training, First Aid, and CPR for infants & children. Includes two text books for later reference. Great for both experienced and novice sitters. For ages 12 to Adult.
See L-Trac for a current listing of babysitter's boot camp classes.
Have you taken Babysitter’s or Swim Instructor Aide Training and want to put your skills to work in a supervised environment? Join us for Parents’ Night Out to practice in a supportive setting! This is a FREE volunteer opportunity. For ages 11 to 18 years.
See L-Trac for a current listing of practicum opportunities.
Alive at 25
The “Alive at 25” course is a national program intended to teach young
drivers, ages 15-24, to be aware of the many dangers and typical
driving hazards facing young motorists today. Traffic crashes are the
leading cause of teen fatalities, accounting for 44% of teen deaths in
the U.S. “Alive at 25” is designed to be an early intervention program
to help prevent traffic violations, collisions, and/or fatalities. For
more information call 1-866-605-3900. Registration is taken at www.aliveat25.us. For individuals ages 15 to 24 years. Class held at the St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont.
Saturdays, 8am-12:45pm, offered the second Saturday of each month.
updated 7/16/2013 by Web page author S. Dabney (303) 774-4827