The City of Lakewood offers many programs, services, and events for local youth. We also work with other agencies to ensure that positive and healthy programs are available. Use this page to find fun, impactful programs near you.
Lakewood Parks & Recreation
6000 Main St SW, 1st Floor
Lakewood, WA 98499
Phone & Staff Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
There are no announcements at this time.
Current Youth Programs
Below are all of the current city-run youth programs. Check back as we add more throughout the year!
Agents of Discovery
Explore Lakewood Parks in a whole new way! Join Agents of Discovery, the secret agency dedicated to learning and playing outdoors. Walk the parks to solve challenges and learn more about the plants, animals, and history of Lakewood.
Agents of Discovery is an augmented reality app for kids. Players attempt challenges and learn about the wildlife and history of Lakewood.
Stay tuned for updates on new missions, locations, and more!
How to Join:
- Download the Agents of Discovery app
- Use the app to find a “mission”.
- Go to the park to start your adventure.
The first two locations are at Fort Steilacoom Park and Springbrook Park. More locations soon!
Players complete a set of challenges that are created from the following options. The mission is to complete all of the challenges. Once you complete the mission, contact [email protected] to claim your prize!
Missions will be updated throughout the year! Bookmark this tab and follow the City of Lakewood Facebook page and the Parks and Recreation Facebook pages to stay up to date on all the fantastic new missions!
More Activities & Organizations
Many local partners offer youth programs. These include emotional support, food and health programs, and more. Starred programs are supported or funded by the City of Lakewood.
|* Lakewood Parks & Recreation||Youth Council|
Summer Day Camps
Summer Mobile Recreation
Classes & Activities
Agents of Discovery
Eagle Scout / Gold Scout Projects
Summer Youth Corp (2022)
Youth Film Festival (2022)
Late Night Program
After-School Programs & Camps
Physical Education Classes
|* Clover Park School District||3-A PCL School Sports Leagues|
After-School Clubs & Activities
|* Boys & Girls Club||Before- and After- Child Care|
|* Communities in Schools|
|Youth for Christ – Tillicum Youth & Family Center||Faith Programs|
|Lakewood & Tillicum Libraries||Summer Reading Programs|
|* Lakewood-Steilacoom-DuPont Soccer Club||Youth Soccer Leagues|
|* Pierce County Parks & Recreation||Classes, Programs & Camps|
Specialized Recreation (2022)
|* Bricks 4 Kids||LEGO-building Activities|
S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Activities
|* Snapology|| S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Activities |
Video Game Design
|* Skyhawks||Introductory Sports|
Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Cheerleading, Tennis, Track & Field
|* Puget Sound Region Volleyball||Youth Volleyball|
|Youth & Community Center (YACC)||Youth Adult (15-25) Activities|
Peer and Educational Support
|Young Life||Faith Programs|
|* Center for Independence||Activities for Youth with Disabilities (14+)|
|First Tee||Instructional Golf Classes & Camps|
|Lakewood Lancers||Youth Football|
|Cascade Orienteering Club||Classes|
|* Youth Community Garden||Youth Gardening Activities|
Open Garden Beds
|Food Distribution Center||Food for Families|
|* St. Leo Food Connection||Mobile Food Banks|
|* Nourish Pierce County||Food for Children (18 and under)|
|* Caring for Kids||Emergency Food Kits|
|* Springbrook Connections||Neighborhood Programs & Events|
|Lakewood Baseball Club||Youth Baseball (4-19)|
|* Commencement Bay Rowing Club||Rowing Instruction|
Competitive Rowing (high school students)
|* Boy Scouts||Events|
|* Girl Scouts|| Events|
|* Asia Pacific Cultural Center||Promised Leaders of Tomorrow|
Troubled Youth Services
|* Oasis Youth Center||LGBTQ+ Support (16-24)|
|* Korean Women’s Association||Workforce Development|
Youth Job Assistance
|* YWCA||Domestic Violence Shelter & Services|
|* Lindquist Dental Clinic||Free Dental Care|
|Clover Park Technical College||Education|
Youth Workforce Development
|Pierce College||Science Dome|