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 TK and K-6, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and minimum days from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. After school staff organizes and facilitates activities throughout the week. School sites: Lakewood, Reese, Vinewood and Larson. TK is offered at Lakewood and Reese. $60 registration fee/ $295 per month, per child.
Camps: Fall Camp (2 weeks), Spring Camp (2 Weeks), and Lodi Kids Camp (Summer, 8 Weeks). These camps run in accordance with the Lodi Unified School District's school breaks. Hours of operations: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Fees vary. Please call (209) 333-6742 for more information or visit the website at lodi.gov.
They are always looking for high school and college students who need work experience. If interested, please call Rachel at (209) 333-6742. Must be 16-18 years of age, be able to clear background check, TB, and drug screening before working or volunteering for their programs.