Special Programs

Special Programs is a category of events, classes, clinics, workshops, and special population programs offered by the Derby Recreation Commission.  

Kid's School's Out Day & Summer Camps

Camp DRC and School's Out OAC is offered as a fun day camp for when kids have a day off from school. Recreation Station is our summer camp program offering weekly themes, games, crafts and field trips. Summer youth camps are offered for Arts and Culinary. Horseback Riding Camps & Clinics are offered year around. Registration for camps can be made online. Recreation Station summer program registration is only required at the DRC if wanting a payment plan. Registration for Summer 2024 will begin Monday, March 4, 2024. 

Fitness and Aquatic Special Events

These special events are not part of membership privileges and update each session.  Be sure to check out what is offered for this session and try something new! 

Special Events

The DRC offers a wide variety of family-friendly special events in the USD 260 community including Horseback Riding Camp, Date Night Drop Off, Kite Fest, ESports Game Nights, Egg Hunts and More! Most special community events are FREE or at a reduced cost due to sponsorship. If you would like to become a sponsor of one or more of our special events, please email our Marketing Director, Amanda Miller.

Special Populations / Free Spirits

The Special Populations area features programs and events for individuals with mental and/or physical disabilities. It also includes Free Spirits activities. The Free Spirits program is designed for individuals with physical or intellectual disabilities. The Free Spirits assists people to participate in various social, recreation and leisure activities.

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    Ashlynn Godown-Schenker

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