Our parks and recreation programs are not only for youth. They're for all age groups. starting with swim lessons for ages four and under, to our adult soccer league, and adult fitness classes for ages 55 and up,
Recreational programming, specifically after-school programs for youth, are associated with positive youth outcomes. According to a report by the National Recreation Trails Program, adolescents who do not participate in after school activities are 27% more likely to be arrested and 49% more likely to use drugs (National Recreation Trails Association, 2015).