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.
SPRING 2019 CAMPS & CLINICS:
- Horseback Riding Clinic - May 11
- Spring Lock-In at the OAC - May 24-25
- Horseback Riding Camp - May 28-31
Recreation Station - Grades K-5th
No school? No problem! For just $21 (Pre-camp) per day your child can come to the OAC for some structured activities throughout the day. $105 per week, $924 for all 9 weeks.
Days offered: May 29 - 31 (Pre-camp)
June 3 - August 2 (Summer Camp)
Location: The Venue, Madison Ave. Central Park
Time: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Download the Camp DRC registration and waiver form.
The DRC offers a wide variety of family-friendly special events for FREE in the USD 260 community.
SUMMER 2019 SPECIAL EVENTS:
Party at the Rock - July 19, RRR 7:30-10:30, All ages, $5 at the gate
Just Tri Triathlon - June 23, RRR, 7:30 am, Ages: 7-10 & 11-14, $25 before May 31
Slide and Dive - June 13, 7:30-11 pm, RRR, $5
Water Battle and BBQ - July 17, 11 am-1 pm, Garrett Park, Free!
Toss Like a Boss - Cornhole tournament! June 7 from 6 pm-8 pm. $25 per team at High Park
Kite Festival - May 18, 1-4 p.m.- High Park, Derby
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.