Payson Parks & Recreation


Summer Recreation Center

Youth who have completed 4th to 10th grades are invited to attend the Recreation Center at Rim Country Middle School gym this summer. The center offers basketball, volleyball, ping-pong, billiards and a variety of other activities. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 4 to July 27. No registration is required; admission is free.

Swimming Lessons

Registration for Session B ended at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Late registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for $20 per child. Lesson sessions and registration deadlines are as follows:

Session/Dates Registration Dates

B/June 18-29 8 a.m. June 8 - 2 p.m., June 14

C/July 2-13 8 a.m., June 22 - 2 p.m., June 28

D/July 16-27 8 a.m. July 6 - 2 p.m., July 12

Kid's Craft Camp

Participants will create handmade crafts, including a T-shirt of their own. This two-week class meets at Rumsey Park, Monday to Thursday on the following dates:

Session 2 - July 9-12 & July 16-19

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Moms & Tots (ages 3 to 5)

10:15 to noon Ages 10 -12

Registration is $25 per child, which includes all project materials. Enrollment is limited to 10 children per class and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis

Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball

Learn from the pros at Diamondback Baseball Camp July 9-13. Registration is $150 per child and is open to boys and girls ages 7-14. Camp will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily at PHS Varsity Baseball Field. Registration forms are available online at

Girls Volleyball Camp

Girls who completed grades 5 to 8 in 2001 are invited to attend this camp from 8 a.m. to noon, June 18 to 21 at the Payson High School Dome. Registration will be taken May 21 to June 8 at the Parks and Recreation Office. The fee is $25 per child. Space is limited to the first 50 participants. Co-sponsored by Longhorn Volleyball.

Girls Basketball Camp

Girls ages 8 to 14 are invited to attend. Camp will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the old PHS gym June 11 to 14. The fee is $30 per child, payable at the Parks & Recreation office. Space is limited to the first 75 participants. Co-sponsored by Longhorn Basketball.

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