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City Hall
P.O. Box 2315
480 East Ave. N.
Ketchum, ID  83340
Ph: 208.726.3841
Fax: 208.726.8234
Youth Recreation Programs
Building strong mountain kids since 1971!

Our Summer Youth Recreation Program is over 40 years old! From modest beginnings in 1971 with a handful of kids playing tennis and Little League at Atkinson Park we currently provide over 300 kids with fun and challenging summer activities that take place at six of our fourteen local parks and as well as recreation areas regionally.

The After School Program has grown tremendously since it formally began in 1996 with the construction of the Wreck and adjacent Christina Potters Outdoor Ice Rink. Winters are long in the mountains of south central Idaho and we are fortunate to have an abundance of outdoor activities right here in West Ketchum. We provide a safe place for second graders and up to come after school. Kids enjoy supervised creative freeplay as well as organized activities led by the most dedicated staff in the valley at a 15:1 supervision ratio. Online registration is ongoing.

The Recreation Center at Atkinson Park (900 Third Avenue North, next to Hemingway Elementary School) provides a safe haven for children year round. The "Wreck" is known to children who spend their formative years as Park Rats at Atkinson Park and to older kids and adults who return for work or play. The Wreck is open during business hours most of the year and seven days a week while the Christina Potters Outdoor Ice Rink is operational.

Questions? Contact Recreation Supervisor, John Kearney, at or 208.726.7820. 

 2016/17 FULL YEAR WRECK Center at Atkinson Park  $630 for the entire school year (payment plan available) After School care at Wreck Center from 2:30-5:00 PM Monday-Friday for children grades 2nd-5th. Snack provided daily (fee included). This is for the entire school year excluding holidays. Flyer available here.
 October 2016  WRECK Center at Atkinson Park
 $88 After School care at Wreck Center from 2:30-5:00 PM Monday-Friday for children grades 2nd-5th. Snack provided daily (fee included). August is included in this month.
Fall Swim Club Zenegy $75/M&W $75/T&TH  Meet at Zenergy; no transportation provided. Stroke improvement and introduction to competition; participants must be able to swim 4 lengths of the pool. Swim either 2 or 4 days a week.
Fall Swim Club Flyer
No School Adventure  Meet at the WRECK Center at Atkinson Park  $45  November 10, 2016 Banbury Hot Spring

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Use the link below to view and register online for all youth recreation programs:

Youth Program Publications

Contact Us
Jennifer Smith
Director of Parks and Recreation

John Kearney
Recreation Supervisor

Bobby Noyes
Youth Recreation Supervisor

Doran Key
Youth Recreation Supervisor

Sharon Arms
Arts & Events Coordinator

Heather Johns
Information Services Coordinator

Director’s Office:
City Hall - 480 East Avenue North
PH: 208.727.5801

Recreation and Arts & Events Program Offices:

Atkinson Park - 900 Third Avenue North
PH: 208.726.7820

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2315
Ketchum ID 83340