Durham Recreation & Park District

Durham Recreation & Park District

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Durham Recreation & Park District (DRPD) 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.

The Durham Recreation & Park District offers safe and reliable after school program from the time your child gets out of school until 6:00pm. Our program provides a fun environment that allows for young people to engage in age-appropriate activities with their peers.  Daily options include indoor and outdoor recreational activities, academic support, arts and crafts, weekly special events and more. ... More
Monday August 24, 2015 – Saturday October 24, 2015 Calling all Durham Volleyball Players! Learn the skills, concepts and strategies of volleyball, while having a blast playing against teams from all over the Chico Area. Teams will be formed and compete by Grade Levels: 5th/6th/7th/8th. Open to Boys and Girls.  All experience levels welcome. Practices: Start the week of 8/24 ... More
Saturday August 8, 2015 – Saturday August 8, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: This class is a guide to hunting responsibly and safely.   Become certified and learn the ten commandments of firearm safety, basic shooting skills, basic hunting skills, hunter safety, and more.  (This class will not have a range component.) Class will be held at the ... More
Join your friends and your favorite camp staff for a summer of fun.  Weekly camp themes will incorporate a variety of activities such as: outdoor games, team building, group challenges, crazy crafts, fun with friends, silly projects, field trips, BBQ lunch Fridays, the bounce house, pool time, music, video games, movies and more! DROP IN SPACE IS LIMITED AND NOT GUARANTEED ... 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 Dates: June 8-June 18 (mornings) June 22-July 2 ... More