Special Programs is a category of events, classes, clinics, workshops, and special population programs offered by he Derby Recreation Commission.  Click the titles below to access the areas and activities that are Special Programs.

Visit our full list of programs for more information.


Public Recreation features programs and events offered to the public including camps such as our Camp DRC and Recreation Station summer programs, as well as various clinics and activities outside of sports, aquatics or fitness.

Winter 2018/2019 Clinics:
-Winter Lock-In at the OAC - 12/21 from 7:00P-7:00A, Grades 2-5
-Afternoon at the Horse Barn - Wichita Riding Academy, Ages 5-18
-Teen Day Trip - "GET AIR" - Get Air in Wichita,
Grades 6-8
-Teen Day Trip - Ice Skating - Wichita Ice Center, Grades6-8

No school? No problem! For just $21 per day your child can come to the OAC for some structured activities throughout the day.
Days offered:
December 21
December 26 - 28
January 2 - 4
January 21
February 14, 15, & 18
March 11 - 15

Recreation Station - Offered during the summers

Download the 2018 Recreation Station Parent Manual. 

Download the 2018 Recreation Station information packet. One information packet per child must be completed and turned in at the time of registration.

Download the Camp DRC registration and waiver form.  


The DRC offers a wide variety of family-friendly special events for the USD 260 community.

Winter 2018/2019 Events:
Breakfast with Santa - The Pavilion at Madison Ave Central Park - 12/1
Breakfast with Santa at OID - 12/8
Happy Noon-Year Celebration - DRC - 2/31
Resolution Swim - DRC Pool - 1/12
Valentines Day Tea - DRC and OAC - 2/2, 2/12
Valentines Day Swim - DRC Pool - 2/9


The Special Populations area features programs and events for individuals with mental or physical disabilities. It also includes Free Spirits activities. The Free Spirits program is designed for individuals with physical or intellectual disabilities. The Free Spirits assists people to participate in various social, recreation and leisure activities.

Contact Us

  1. Nixon
    Jennifer Nixon
    Program Supervisor

    Katie Dawes
    Program Coordinator

    Ph: 316-529-2677

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