Recreation Camps 2014

Basketball Camp

May 27 – 30 (Tuesday – Friday)

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Grades 1 – 5 completed

Basketball Camp takes place at the Dawson Recreation Center. The camp consists of basketball drills and scrimmages, which aim to improve playing skills. No previous basketball experience required. 

Register Online HERE.


After KidLife Camp

June 2 – 6

Noon – 5 p.m. 


Grades 1 – 5 completed

If you want your child to participate in KidLife but cannot pick them up at noon, this camp is for you. Each day for After KidLife Camp, we will meet at the Family Recreation Center for a different outing (bowling, Pump-it-Up, McWane Center, etc.). Spaces are limited.

Register Online HERE.


Day Camps

Monday – Friday

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$120 (choose only one day camp per child)

Grades 1 – 5 completed

Day camps take place at Camp Dawson, near Calera, Alabama. Campers meet at the Family Recreation Center each morning and travel by bus to Camp Dawson. Campers participate in archery, swimming, BB guns, recreation, crafts, small group time, high ropes, and a climbing wall. Spaces are limited.

Choose from:

Day Camp I: June 16 – June 20 Register Online HERE.

Day Camp II: June 23 – June 27 This Camp is now FULL! Register for Online Waiting List HERE.

Day Camp III: July 7 – July 11 This Camp is now FULL! Register for Online Waiting List HERE.


BIG Art Camp

9 a.m. – Noon

Monday - Thursday


Grades 1 – 5 completed

Join us for a fun and exciting time of art led by Jimmy McGowan. Please dress for mess as we explore several forms of art. Projects usually include drawing, painting on canvas, a 3-dimensional project, and a collage. All skill levels welcome!

Contact Jimmy McGowan with additional questions at

Week I:  June 9 – June 12  Register Online HERE.

Week II:  July 14 – July 17  Register Online HERE.


Questions? Please contact the Recreation Center at 205.879.1758 or email Liz Cuenin at