Looking for a fun and safe way for your child or teen to spend their summer? The Commerce City Police Department and recreation center have teamed up on a series of exciting summer programs for children and teens to enjoy, from bike rodeos to police camps and much more. The deadline to enroll for some of the events are coming up quick, so register online at www.c3gov.com/recreation or call 303-303-289-3789.
COPS VS. KIDSAt this FREE event, kids ages 11-17 can see how they rank against the cops in friendly sport activities from softball to kickball. Check-in at 4 p.m.· May 29 – Softball at Pioneer Park Batting Cages, 5950 Holly St.· June 12 – Kickball at Stuart Middle School Baseball Field, 1955 E. 101st Way
TEEN NIGHT AROUND TOWNJoin us for a FREE party in a park near you on Wednesdays! Teens ages 11-17 can enjoy an outdoor party with music, inflatables, games, sports, and food.· 3–5:30 p.m., May 20 at Los Valientes Park· 5-7:30 p.m., May 27 at Fairfax Park· 5-7:30 p.m., June 10 at River Run Park· 5-7:30 p.m., June 17 at Pioneer Park· 5-7:30 p.m. June 24 at River Run Park· 5-7:30 p.m., July 8 at Fairfax Park· 5-7:30 p.m., July 15 at River Run Park· 5-7:30 p.m., August 5 at Pioneer Park· 3 -5:30 p.m., August 19 at Los Valientes Park
MINI POLICE CAMPJoin police officers and recreation staff for a new action-packed day camp, including demonstrations, building searches, SWAT, K-9 Unit and tons of fun. This four day camp provides children ages 9-12 a close-up look at the exciting world of law enforcement.· Date: June 2 through June 5.· Time: 8 a.m. – noon each day· Cost: $20 residents/ $25 non-residents
POLICE CAMPThis four day and three night camp for ages 11-15 includes demonstrations, building searches, SWAT, and much more. Police camp includes fun and physical activities including hiking, low ropes course, and other active elements.· Date: July 21 through July 24· Times: Teens leave recreation center at 7 a.m. July 21 and return at 5 p.m., July 24.· Cost: $65 residents/$90 non-residents
BIKE WITH A COPSpend the day on your bike with Commerce City police officers for FREE. Participants ages 9-17 receive safety information and equipment such as helmets. Learn how to maintain your bike, learn the rules/laws of the road and trails, and how to get help while biking. Rides begin at 9 a.m.· June 9 at Dicks Sporting Goods Park· June 12 at Prairie View Middle School parking lot· June 16 at Commerce City Recreation Center· June 19 at Alsup Elementary· June 30 at Landmark Academy
BIKE RODEOCommerce City police officers set up a FREE mini “city” course with traffic lights, signs, railroad crossings, and other hazards to learn and safety skills for ages 9-17.· 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., May 29 at Thimmig Elementary