Colorado Parent Directory

City of Lakewood Camps


480 S Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226


Magic, dance, sports and rock ‘n’ roll, the City of Lakewood offers a variety of camps throughout the year supporting arts, history, outdoor adventures, sports and recreation, STEM, family services, therapeutic recreation, teen focus and more.

Registration information is available online at The Summer Camps and Community Connection activity guides are distributed in Lakewood facilities and posted online at least two weeks prior to each registration period. To register by phone, call 303-987-5400 and provide the activity number for the specific camp.

Camps are primarily hosted at Lakewood arts and recreation facilities including:

  • Carmody Recreation Center is located near Jewell and Kipling and offers indoor and outdoor pools, spray pad, fitness studios, gyms and sport courts.
  • Lakewood Link Recreation Center is located near Mississippi and Wadsworth and is a family-friendly recreation center that offers an indoor pool with play features, a climbing wall, and gymnastics center.
  • Lakewood Cultural Center features a 320-seat theater, art galleries, fine art and dance studios and is located in the Civic Center near Alameda and Wadsworth.
  • Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park is located near Ohio and Wadsworth and is a 20th century history park, museum and festival experience, home to 15 historic structures and an outdoor amphitheater.
  • Washington Heights Arts Center is located near First Avenue and Wadsworth, adjacent to O’Kane park and offers classes, workshops and camps focused on pottery, weaving, beading, painting and more.

Camp scholarships are available. Through the Lakewood Possibilities Fund all residents can apply for funds to attend facilities, programs and events, regardless of income. For information on financial assistance opportunities, visit

Looking for a unique summer job and love working with kids? Lakewood is hiring camp leaders, lifeguards and cashiers at our pools. Learn more at

With half-day, full-day and extended supervision options, Lakewood has a camp for every schedule, season and school break.

Spring Break Camps (March)
Discover new talents or progress in what you love during camps focused on art, dance, history, magic, climbing and gymnastics. Registration opens in December.

Summer Camps (May-August)
Sign up for a groovy summer. Our summer camps guide is available February 1. Pick one up at a Lakewood facility or view the guide online at Registration opens in February.

Winter Break Camps (December)
Keep busy over the winter holidays with arts and recreation camps. Registration opens in July.

Arts and History Camps are offered for all interest levels and include pottery, painting, theater, dance, homesteading, quilting and more.

Sports and Recreation Camps are offered for all ages and include skills camps in anything from golf to climbing, outdoor adventures, full and half-day camps.

Learn more about Lakewood camps at


  • Spring Break Camps
  • Summer Camps
  • Winter Break Camps
  • Arts and History Camps
  • Sports and Recreation Camps