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Arts in the Park
Registration - May
Arts in the Park Registration: May
Play Begins: June and July Sessions (Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Fees: $20.00
Age: 1st - 6th grade

Arts in the Park is a summer camp style program for boys and girls entering 1st through 6th grade. Children participate in an arts and craft activity, theater activity, and recreation activity each day. Morning and afternoon classes available at various parks throughout Layton City. Three week program held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for two hours. Limited class space available, early registration recommended.
Babysitter Training
Registration - May
Babysitter Training Registration: May
Play Begins: June and July Classes (Days: TBD)
Fees: $40.00
Age: 9 - 15 years old

Babysitter Training is designed for boys and girls 9 to 15 years old. Classes are taught by instructors from the McKay Dee Hospital Community Health Information Center and follow the McKay Dee Hospital babysitting class curriculum. Class teaches basic babysitting skills which give students the confidence they need to make smart decisions and stay safe in any babysitting situation. The class will include:

  • ideas of items to put in your babysitting bag
  • fun and safe activites to do while babysitting
  • injury prevention
  • education on how to help an infant and child if they are choking
  • health issues such as the importance of hand washing and dealing with medicine while babysitting
  • safety issues

Students will receive a take-home babysitting bag which includes reference materials from class for future use. Each babysitting class is one two-hour session.

Go 'n Play
Go 'n Play
Play Begins: Summer (Days: )

Layton City GO ‘n Play is a summer program for elementary age youth to get excited about the summer and the variety of activities that summer has to offer and most importantly to get everyone to Get Outside and Play. Program registration is not required. To participate children complete activities listed on GO ‘n Play checklist. After completing activities come into the Parks and Recreation Department to pick up GO Tags and lanyard. (Lanyard is earned after three GO Tags have been collected). At the end of the summer any child who has earned 12 or more Tags earn free entry into the End of Summer Bash. For the most current information on GO ‘n Play visit the event website: www.laytongonplay.com
Hunter Safety
Registration - Year-Round
Hunter Safety Registration: Year-Round
Fees: $12.00
Age: 10 years and over

The Utah Hunter Education Course is 15-20 hours. Layton City Hunter Safety classes are scheduled according to instructor availability. Class dates, days, times and locations may vary. Students must attend all classes in a session to successfully pass. It is recommended that students under 10 years old attend with a participating adult. For more information on the Hunter Education program or to find a class visit http://wildlife.utah.gov/hunter-education.html.
Fishing Club
Registration - August
Fishing Club Registration: August
Play Begins: September (Days: Weeknights)
Fees: $15.00
Age: 6 - 13 years old

Youth Fishing Club is open to boys and girls 6 to 13 years old. (Youth 12 and 13 years old are required to obtain a Utah Fishing License) The fishing program follows Utah Division of Wildlife curriculum and is taught by DWR instructors and volunteers. Youth Fishing Club is a six week course held in the evenings each fall. Class is two hours with the first half hour of instruction and the remaining one and half hour of fishing. Classes are held at the Andy Adams Community Fishery located at 1800 E Gordon Ave, Layton. Participants are asked to provide their own fishing poles, but if they do not have them a limited number of poles will be available.
radKIDS
Registration - May
Registration: May
Play Begins: Summer (Days: Monday - Thursday)
Fees: $0.00
Age: 7 - 12 years old

radKIDS is a child safety and empowerment course taught by the Layton City Police Department for elementary students 7 to 12 years old. The radKIDS course focuses on a variety of aspects of child safety. A large portion of the class involves student participation in learning how to resist aggression defensively. More information on the radKIDS program can be found at www.radkids.org. The course is free to attend, however registration is required. Class sessions are held a a variety of elementary schools in Layton City and classes are available in morning or afternoon sessions. Class space is limited, early registration is recommended.

Contact

Parks and Recreation
465 N Wasatch Dr
Layton, UT 84041

Phone Numbers:
(801) 336-3900 Office
(801) 336-3920 Rainout Hotline
(801) 336-3930 Museum
(801) 336-3939 Surf 'n Swim