Winter Break Camps at the Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Dec 10, 2014 - 1:52 pm

Ahhhhh… the hustle and bustle of the holiday season!  Let’s see… family and friends are coming into town, presents need to be bought – and wrapped – there’s food to be cooked, desserts to bake, the house to clean, activities to arrange… when are you going to find the time you need to get everything done?  And to top it all off, the kids are out of school during the time you need to rush around the most!  How can you do everything you need to do and entertain the kids too?

Well, the season may be busy, but there is a great way to give your kids a fun day (or two) and give yourself the time you need to get some of the finer details completed.  The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Winter Break Camp is alive and well at your Recreation Centers!

Winter Break Camp provides your kids with an enjoyable and fun experience in a supervised and structured environment. Creative activities will engage your child’s imagination and promote positive social interactions while laughter and giggles ring out. Children will participate in games, crafts, fun activities, field trips and more!

Click on the Recreation Center link to find the one nearest to you.  Most of the Parks and Recreation Department’s Winter Camps are open on December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, 31 and January 2nd, from 7:30am – 6:00pm

You will need to call your area Recreation Center to confirm the dates and times they are holding Winter Break Camps because some locations may offer different schedules than those listed above. Space is limited and reservations are first-come – first-served.

Below is some additional information on the Winter Break Camps:

Residents: $18 per day
Non-Austin Residents: $20 per day   
Grades Kinder-5th

Participants will also need to bring a lunch and 2 snacks each day they attend the camp.

The weather may be chilly outside, but it’s always warm and welcoming at the Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Recreation Centers!  Please make sure that your children wear weather-appropriate clothing.

Austin Parks and Recreation Centers and Contact Information

Alamo Recreation Center

2100 Alamo St. (78722)



Austin Recreation Center

1301 Shoal Creek Blvd. (78701)



Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan-American Recreation Center

2100 E. 3rd St. (78702)



Dittmar Recreation Center

1009 Dittmar Rd. (78745)



Dottie Jordan Recreation Center

2803 Loyola Ln. (78723)



Dove Springs Recreation Center

5801 Ainez Dr. (78744)



Givens Recreation Center

3811 E. 12th St.


Gustavo “Gus” L. Garcia Recreation Center

1201 E. Rundberg Ln. (78753)



Hancock Recreation Center

811 E. 41st St. (78751)



McBeth Recreation Center

2401 Columbus Dr. (78746)


Metz Recreation Center

2407 Canterbury St. (78702)



Montopolis Recreation Center

1200 Montopolis Dr. (78741)



Northwest Recreation Center

2913 Northland Dr. (78757)



Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center

2608 Gonzales St. (78702)



Pickfair Community Center

10904 Pickfair Dr. (78750)



Rosewood Recreation Center

1182 N Pleasant Valley Rd. (78702)



South Austin Recreation Center

1100 Cumberland Rd. (78704)



Turner-Roberts Recreation Center

7201 Colony Loop Dr. (78724)



Virginia L. Brown Recreation Center

7500 Blessing Ave. (78752)