Durham Recreation & Park District


Durham Recreation & Park District

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Durham Recreation & Park District (DRPD) located in Durham, California,  is one of five recreational special districts in Butte County. Originally established in 1947 to serve the community by taking care of the Durham Community Park. The twenty-four acre park was specifically set aside when land allocations were established in 1918. This park has served as a social gathering place since the inception of the community.

The District has expanded to include the Dwight Brinson Swim Center, Louis Edwards
Park, Ravekes Park, Midway Park, Nelson Park, the Durham Memorial Hall and various
Recreational Programs for all ages.

Program designed to provide opportunities for individuals to: gain positive workplace experience learn and develop leadership skills plan for and facilitate small group recreational activities Jr. Staffers will work side by side with Recreation leaders in working daily with Camp Durham-azing clients. Jr. Staffers will be given the opportunity to learn methods of providing for a physically and emotionally safe [&hellip ... More
One week program designed to help individuals develop and improve on fundamental basketball skills. These sessions are skill specific and are intended to improve the player’s individual skills in order to become more effective in game situations. Skills will be taught with fun yet competitive drill work, while also incorporating leadership and communication skills used both on and off of [&hellip ... More
Calling all Durham volleyball players! Sign up for the Summer Volleyball League today. Develop skills, learn concepts and apply strategies of volleyball, while having a blast, playing against teams from all over the Chico area. Space is limited to 10 players per team. Grades: 7th & 8th (Teams may be combined) Sign-Up Deadline: 5/25/16 Practices: Start week of 6/6/16 Practice Day/Times: Mondays, times [&hellip ... More
Participants will be given the opportunity to develop teamwork and leadership,  increase swimming skills, perform rescue techniques, and understand responsibilities of aquatic personnel and first responders.  This course does not provide lifeguard certification, but will provide a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to help prepare for the individuals interested in participating in the Lifeguard certification course in the future. Prerequisites [&hellip ... More
Durham Recreation and Park District offers a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate swim program that teaches you, your child or other family members how to swim skillfully and safely. The prerequisite for each level is the successful demonstration of skills from the preceding level, except for Level 1, which has no prerequisites. Session 1: June 6-16 (mornings) Session 2: June 20-30 [&hellip ... More
Join your friends and your favorite camp staff for a summer of fun.  Weekly  themes will incorporate a variety of activities such as: outdoor games, team building, group challenges, crazy crafts, silly projects, field trips, free-lunch Fridays, the bounce house, pool time, music, video games, movies and more! ... More