City of Lodi Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of sports, recreation and activities. Each department publishes a calendar of events and offers a summer program.
Teen activities include flag football, basketball, late night basketball, summer swim league, Lodi Babe Ruth baseball/softball, youth tackle football and cheer, youth competitive soccer and American Legion baseball. They utilize youth volunteer time, hire teens as game officials and hire teenagers for other recreation and maintenance positions in the parks. Their goals are to prevent juvenile crime by increasing community involvement, self-esteem and job skills.
The After School Playground Program is offered to children in grades K-6, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. After school staff organizes and facilitates activities throughout the week. School sites: Lakewood, Reese, Vinewood and Larson. $50 registration fee/ $210 per month, per child.
They are always looking for students who need work experience. If interested, please call Rachel at (209) 649-7612 or (209) 333-6742. Must be 18 years of age, be able to clear background check, TB, and drug screening before working or volunteering for their programs.