Tons of Fun Going on at Rye Rec

Check out all the fun going on at Rye Rec! 



All Ages

Session 1: Mon, Jan. 20, 2:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 2: Mon, Feb. 17, 2:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Program Site: Rye County Day School


Join Rye Recreation for open skate and open gym at Rye Country Day School. All participants must provide their own skates and children 16 years or younger MUST wear a helmet. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Grade K and older

Session 1: Sat, Feb. 8, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Session 2: Sat, Mar. 28, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center

Fee: $20 per person; parent must register

Come enjoy painting with your child as you create an adorable masterpiece and wonderful memories. Two companion canvases, one for you and one for your child with step by step instruction by local artist Kathy Pasquale. Juice and snacks will be served.


Pre-School Programs:

Lil' Cooks, Preschool Prep 3’s Can Read, Rye Reads Kindergarten Readiness

Youth Programs:

Guitar, Basketball, Baseball, Wrestling, Soccer, Piano, Golf, Parent & Me Paint w/Me, Babysitting Training, Cheerleading, Coding with Python, Fun with Scratch Programming, AI and Machine Learning, Wall Street,

Adult Programs:

Yoga, Open Gym Basketball, Paint w/ Me


Check out the New and Exciting Enhancements to our Summer Camp Programs (Underlined and in Italic)

 Camp 2020 Brochure 

KIDDY CAMP (Campers ages 3-5 not entering Kindergarten)

                It is a 6-week, half-day, classroom based program. Every day the children will participate in free play, story time, songs, outdoor play, art, sports and much more! Special events and entertainment are held weekly to enhance the program. Campers are grouped by age. Camp fee includes a camp t-shirt. Children must be 3 by April 30, 2020 and be toilet trained (no pull ups) to be eligible. Please note there is limited enrollment for this camp. 

Location: Christ Church Nursery School

LOWER CAMP (Campers grades K-3)

Lower Camp offers an active, supervised camp program for children enrolled in grades K-3 as of September 2020. Camp groups are co-ed by grade. Sports, group games, arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, science, jewelry & beading, dance & movement, indoor rec, animal embassy and special theme days are just part of the fun planned for these campers. Camp fee includes ALL programs (except swimming), themed days, entertainment and a camp t-shirt.
We strive to maintain a 1:6 counselor to camper ratio with our younger campers and up to 1:8 with our older campers in this camp.

Location: Rye Recreation Center & Park 

Upper Camp (Camper grades 4-6)

The New and Improved Upper Camp is specifically for children enrolled in grades 4-6 as of September 2020. Campers are grouped by gender and grade. This camp program gives campers the opportunity to participate in off-site trips 2 days a week (except for the first week) and programs including sports, games, arts & crafts, sewing, yoga, lego, golf, engineering, aviation, henna art and balloon twisting. A variety of special events, and themed days such as Circus Art, Carnival Day, Color Wars and Laser Tag will be offered. Camp fee includes all camp trips (admission and transportation), programs, special events and a camp t-shirt. We strive to maintain a 1:8 counselor to camper ratio. Tentative camp calendar to be posted online prior to registration opening. Please note there is limited enrollment per session.

Location: Resurrection Grammar School & Recreation Park 

Camp 78 (Campers grades 7 & 8)

If you are going into 7th or 8th grade and you’re looking for something exciting to do this summer, Camp 78 is for you! This camp goes on different adventures daily. We have an array of trips and activities planned for this summer. Trip calendar will be posted online by the end of January. Please note there is limited enrollment per week. 

Drop Off & Pick Up Location: Nursery Field 

 2020 Camp Dates: 

Kiddy Camp, Lower Camp & Upper Camp: Tuesday, June 30 - Friday, August 7, 2020 (no camp 7/3)
Camp 78: Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 31, 2020 (no camp 7/3)

Camp Registration Dates:

Camp Resident Registration Opens On-line:
Kiddy Camp Thursday, February 6, 10 am
Lower Camp Thursday, March 19, 10 am
Upper Camp Thursday, March 19, 10 am
Camp 78 Thursday, March 5, 10 am



18 & Over - Tue, Nov. 12 - Mar. 3, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

30 & Over - Thu, Nov. 14 - Mar. 5, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Program site: Rye High School Gym

Fee: $ 5 drop-in per night

** No sessions when school is closed


Session 1: Thu, Jan. 23, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Session 2: Thu, Feb. 20, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Session 3: Thu, Mar. 28, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Program Site: Damiano Recreation Center

Per Session Fee: $35

Never painted before... No worries. Paint Night’s blends fun, friendship, food and drink while creating a beautiful piece of artwork. Light refreshments starts at 7:00 p.m. sharp followed by painting instruction by Kathy Pasquale from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. You don’t have to be an expert painter, Kathy will teach you step by step what you need to know. Space is limited, sign up today!


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