Teen Summer Programs

For and questions or information, please call 353-334-5067.


Come join our coed athletics program. Build character through fairness and respect for all players, regardless of skill.


(18 if still in school. Age as of August 1, 2014.)

Dates & Time

June 17–August 10
Ages: 13–15 Tues. & Thurs., 6–9 pm
Ages: 16–18 Mon. & Wed., 6–9 pm

Friday–Sunday are reserved for make up games. No games July 4 and July 15–19. Game on August 10 will be a single elimination tournament. Location Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center 1028 NE 14th Street (MLK).

NEW! Life Skills Class

Teens participating in 6 pm and 8 pm games will be asked to attend a life skills class starting at 7 pm. Attendance is mandatory in order to play. Classes will consist of inspirational speakers, hands-on activities and light refreshments will be offered. Will take place in the main meeting room at MLK.


Coed Basketball & Teen Lounge
Registration Form


Need a safe place to hang out with your friends, play video games, ping-pong and bumper pool? Show us what it means when Character Counts through trustworthiness and caring while having a good time at your neighborhood center.


13–18 (18 if still in school. Age as of August 1, 2013.)

Dates & Time

June 17–August 10 Monday–Friday: 6–8:30 pm

Wristband required for entry into the center. Register on location at the center. Closed for the July 4 holiday.


Clarence R. Kelly Community Center
1701 NE 8th Avenue

Eastside Community Center
2841 E University Avenue

Porters Community Center
512 SW 2nd Terrace


Coed Basketball & Teen Lounge Registration Form


Come join one of our pool parties this summer and celebrate good character, citizenship and responsibility while having a good time! Swim, dance, listen to music and enjoy a little food hot off the grill. Operation Respect Yourself is a partnership between the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Gainesville Police Department.


13–18 (18 if still in school. Age as of August 1, 2014.)

 No registration required.