AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Kindergarten-5th Grade Boys & Girls.

*Transportation is available from Nikiski North Star Elementary. Please talk to the office staff to get a bus pass (Bus #118) for your child.

Lots of fun including… Arts/Crafts, Gym Activities, Fitness Fun, Cooking, Pottery.

Please call Jackie for more information on fees and how to register.

TEEN CENTER

NPRSA’s Teen Center is open to 6th-12th graders old who are still enrolled in school.  The Teen Center is open year round with transportation available from Nikiski High School during the school year.  The Teen Center is comprised of two rooms filled with games and activities including pool, table tennis, foosball, air hockey, video games, movies, computers, board games and more.  The Teen Center is located in the Nikiski Community Recreation Center.  There is NO CHARGE to attend the Teen Center.  Please contact the Recreation Department for more information.

NIKISKI YOUTH TRACK MEET

The North Peninsula Recreation Service Area and the North Kenai Community Club co-sponsor the annual Nikiski Youth Track Meet. The Nikiski Youth Track Meet is open to students in 1st through 6th grade. The meet takes place in May. Running practices and the long jump event are held prior to the meet at the local elementary schools and the track meet is held at the Nikiski High school. Registration begins in March.

PITCH HIT & RUN

The Pitch Hit & Run Competition is open to girls and boys ages 7 to 14 years old. NPRSA’s local Pitch Hit & Run event is held every year during late May or early June. Participants compete in three skills competitions: pitching, hitting and running. Local results are submitted to the state from which sectional qualifiers and top finishers have a chance to attend the National Major League Baseball PHR Finals in the fall. Registration begins in May.

FAMILY FUN IN THE MIDNIGHT SUN

NPRSA’s Family Fun in the Midnight Sun Event is a community wide event held every year on the third Saturday of June. NPRSA coordinates with the Nikiski Fire Department and local businesses to organize a fun filled day of activities. Activities include but are not limited to food booths, carnival booths, music, games, a 5-mile walk/run, age appropriate games with prizes, and family prize drawings. The whole community gathers each year on this day to enjoy the sun, the fun, and the games! Booths spaces are available to organizations. Registration begins in April.

SUMMER DAY CAMP 1ST-5TH GRADE

NPRSA’s Summer Day Camp is for boys and girls in 1st-5th grade.  The camp begins on the second week in June and runs through the first week in August.  The camp runs three days a week utilizing the NPRSA facilities.  Activities include but are not limited to cooking, arts & crafts, games, fitness, nature hikes, field trips, sports, prizes and much, much more!  The camp is held at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center with registration beginning in May.

MIDDLE SCHOOL DAY CAMP 6TH-8TH GRADE

NPRSA’s Middle School Day Camp is for boys and girls in 6th-8th grade.  The camp begins on the second week in June and runs through the first week in August.  The camp runs three days a week utilizing the NPRSA facilities. Activities include but are not limited to cooking, games, fitness, nature hikes, sports, pottery and much, much more!  The camp is held at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center with registration beginning in May.

NORTHERN LIGHTS SPORTS CAMPS

Each summer a variety of sports camps are offered for the youth of our community.  Past camps have included football, volleyball, basketball, and soccer.  Please check with the Recreation Department for camps offered this year.

SKATE PARK

NPRSA’s Skateboard Park opens in May and closes in October. The Skate Park is located next to the Nikiski Community Recreation Center along Poolside Avenue. Safety equipment is recommended for all users, and adult supervision is recommended for children. Bikes and scooters are prohibited. Please see the NCRC staff for more information.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

North Peninsula Recreation offers the venue for a community garage sale on an annual basis for participants to buy or sell their goods. The Community Garage Sale takes place on a Saturday morning in the spring and/or summer and is held at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Spaces are available for rent. Contact the recreation department for more information.

COMMUNITY CRAFT FAIRS

North Peninsula Recreation offers a Christmas Craft Fair in December and a Spring Craft Fair in April. Booth spaces are available to vendors for a nominal fee. Contact the recreation department for detailed information.