The City of Lakewood works with many organizations to offer recreational and educational opportunities. The City also sponsors social services to address youth health, safety, and emotional needs. Youth are the future, and they are a top priority for the City.

The City supports a number of local organizations to offer programs for kids. We also host many activities and events.

Starred programs are supported or funded by the City of Lakewood.

* Lakewood Parks & RecreationYouth Council
After-School Programs
Summer Day Camps
Summer Mobile Recreation
Classes & Activities
Special Events
Agents of Discovery
Sports Leagues
Drive-In Movies
Eagle Scout / Gold Scout Projects
Summer Youth Corp (2022)
Youth Film Festival (2022)
* YMCAAquatics
Late Night Program
Teen Leadership
After-School Programs & Camps
Physical Education Classes
* Clover Park School District3-A PCL School Sports Leagues
Leadership Programs
After-School Clubs & Activities
* Boys & Girls ClubBefore- and After- Child Care
Summer Programs
Theater Programs
* Communities in Schools
Youth for Christ – Tillicum Youth & Family CenterFaith Programs
Leadership Programs
Lakewood & Tillicum LibrariesSummer Reading Programs
Mobile Programs
Art Programs
Toddler Learning
* Lakewood-Steilacoom-DuPont Soccer ClubYouth Soccer Leagues
* Pierce County Parks & RecreationClasses, Programs & Camps
Specialty Camps
Fun Runs
Specialized Recreation (2022)
* Bricks 4 KidsLEGO-building Activities
S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Activities
* Snapology S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Activities
Preschool programs
Video Game Design
Team Building
* Skyhawks Introductory Sports
Golf, Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Cheerleading, Tennis, Track & Field
* Puget Sound Region VolleyballYouth Volleyball
Introductory Camps
Competitive Leagues
Youth & Community Center (YACC)Youth Adult (15-25) Activities
Group Counseling
Peer and Educational Support
Young LifeFaith Programs
Relationship Building
Community Support
Year-Round Activities
* Center for IndependenceActivities for Youth with Disabilities (14+)
First TeeInstructional Golf Classes & Camps
Lakes Lancers Youth Football
Youth Cheerleading
Cascade Orienteering ClubClasses
Special Events
* Youth Community GardenYouth Gardening Activities
Open Garden Beds
Food Distribution CenterFood for Families
* St. Leo Food ConnectionMobile Food Banks
Children’s Programs
Backpack Programs
Summer Meals
After-School Snacks
* Nourish Pierce CountyFood for Children (18 and under)
Volunteer Opportunities
* Caring for KidsEmergency Food Kits
School Supplies
Winter Clothes
Hygiene Products
* Springbrook ConnectionsNeighborhood Programs & Events
Community Garden
Food Pantry
Meal Programs
Lakewood Baseball ClubYouth Baseball (4-19)
Pony Baseball
* Commencement Bay Rowing ClubRowing Instruction
Competitive Rowing (high school students)
* Boy ScoutsEvents
Community Service
* Girl Scouts Events
Community Service
* Asia Pacific Cultural CenterPromised Leaders of Tomorrow
Troubled Youth Services
Graduation Assistance
* Oasis Youth CenterLGBTQ+ Support (16-24)
* Korean Women’s AssociationWorkforce Development
Youth Job Assistance
* YWCADomestic Violence Shelter & Services
* Lindquist Dental ClinicFree Dental Care
Clover Park Technical CollegeEducation
Culinary Arts
Youth Workforce Development
Pierce CollegeScience Dome
Stem Programs
* – Funded or supported by the City of Lakewood

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