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7.31.2014

The Arts - Save 30% Through Sunday {Early Bird Online Reg}


Rec Pass Holders, save 30% on Artful Oil Painting, Ballroom Dance, Jazz Dance, Hip Hop, Ballet and more now through Sunday 8/3 during Fall/Winter Early Bird Online Registration.

7.30.2014

Who Wants to Save 30% on Sports Instruction? {Fall / Winter Rec Activities}



Rec Pass Holders, save 30% on Karate, Soccer Shots and Tennis now through Sunday, 8/3 during Early Bird Online Registration for Fall / Winter activities.

Plan Your Next Party With Us!


Schedule your next meeting, party, gathering or special event with Wylie Parks and Recreation!

Pavilions
Perfect picnic and outdoor party spots near you! Covered pavilions with lights, electrical outlets, tables and benches available at Olde City Park and Community Park, $25/hour or $10/hour Wylie Resident Rate. Pavilion reservations at no charge are available at Eureka Park, Friendship Park, Kreymer Estates Park, Valentine Park and Riverway Park. Review prior to requesting your booking: Park Rules and Guidelines and Rental Terms and Conditions. For more information, please contact Wylie Parks & Recreation Administration, Parks@WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6340.


Indoor Facilities
Wylie residents, ask about the discounted Wylie Resident Rate! With at least two weeks’ notice and availability, reservations are accepted up to 90 days in advance. All rentals have a two hour minimum. A $100 deposit is required for each permit. Up to four bookings may be assigned to a permit. Please review rules and guidelines, terms and conditions, and capacities prior reservation inquiry.

Wylie Rec Center
Wylie Recreation Center is nestled in the center of the City of Wylie Municipal Complex, north of Wylie High School on Country Club Road. A classroom and meeting room are available for meetings, parties or gatherings daily during public hours. Private reservation hours are available Friday 10 – 11 pm, Saturday 8 – 11 pm, and Sunday 9 am – 12 pm and 8 – 9 pm. The classroom is perfect for small parties at $40 per hour. The meeting room is designed for larger parties and meetings and available at $55 per hour per side. The full room is available for $110 per hour. Rent the full meeting room for four or more hours at a discounted rate of $81.25 per hour. Add-on kitchen space is also available with the rental of the north side of the meeting room or the full room at $45 per hour.

Gym reservations for basketball, volleyball and other games are available at $65 per hour per side. Gym rental hours are Friday and Saturday 5 pm – 11 pm and Sunday 9 am – 11:30 am and 5 pm – 9 pm. Please note that the center is open to the public until 10 pm on Friday and open until 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The Climbing Wall is available for small groups or party add-on at $65 per hour. Parties of 11 or more guests must also reserve a room. Climbing Wall rental hours are Saturday 9 am – 12 pm and 5:30 pm – 11 pm. Please note that the center is open to the public until 8 pm.

Bart Peddicord Community Center
Bart Peddicord Community Center is located in downtown Wylie in the old post office. A meeting room and small conference room are available for parties or meetings at a $35 per hour. This space is available Monday through Thursday 9 am – 9 pm, Friday 9 am – 11 pm, Saturday 9 am – 11 pm and Sunday 9 am – 9 pm. A kitchen is available as an add-on with your rental at $35 per hour.

7.28.2014

Freezer Monday {National Park and Recreation Month}

Don't miss our final Freezer Monday, today from 2-3 PM or until we run out. Find us near the Wylie Recreation Center entrance.

Get The Worm! Early Bird Starts NOW {Fall / Winter Registration}





Get the worm and save! Rec Pass Holders get 30% off during Early Bird Online Registration, TODAY, Monday, July 28, 9 am through August 3 on most FALL / Winter 2014 Wylie Recreation activities.

Check out our improved registration site. Register for Boot Camp, Zumba, Tai Chi and much more!

No Rec Pass? You are still eligible for a 15% discount during Early Bird Online Registration on most FALL / WINTER 2014 activities.

Browse online or check out the flip book.

Standard in-person and online registration starts Monday August 4, 9 am atWylie Recreation Center and Senior Recreation Center. Standard Registrationcontinues until activities are filled. A discount of 15% is applied to Rec Pass Holder activity registrations during Standard Registration on most FALL / WINTER 2014 activities.

Use your online account tied to your Rec Pass to receive the full discount. Some activity discount exclusions apply. Non-refundable transaction fees applied to all online registrations.


7.25.2014

Crime Scene Challenge Winners!


Crime Scene Challenge - Thank you for solving our crime today.  The winner of the most correct answer is Feven!  The winner of the most creative answer is Holden!

Well done!  Joker and Penguin almost got away with Cat Woman's money. 

Blacklights, Food Truck Friday & Mad Science FUN! {National Park and Rec Month}


Blacklight Teen Scream - Climb and laser tag the night away! Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, Saturday, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25. Register online or in-person at Wylie Recreation Center.

Food Truck Friday - LoLo's Catering and Concession food truck will be serving up tasty treats TONIGHT just outside of Wylie Recreation Center July 25, 5 - 9:30 PM.

Mad Science Family Lab Night - Enjoy this very popular crew’s take on science. Includes performance and audience participation. Free! Open to ages 3 years and older, TONIGHT, July 25, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.

7.24.2014

Blacklight Teen Scream, Archery Tag & Mad Science Family Lab Night! {National Park and Rec Month}


Wylie Recreation Center is hosting Blacklight Teen Scream Saturday night! Climb and laser tag the night away! Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25. Registration required.

Mad Science Family Lab Night is back Friday night! Enjoy this very popular crew’s take on science. Includes performance and audience participation. Open to ages 3 years and older, July 25, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. No registration required.

LoLo's Catering and Concession food truck will be serving up tasty treats Friday night just outside Wylie Recreation Center July 25, 5 - 9:30 PM.

Archery Tag tonight! This exciting activity combines the intensity and excitement of dodgeball and paintball while using the skill-set of archery with patented foam-tipped arrows. Open to ages 8 years and older at Wylie Recreation Center, July 24, 6:30 – 8 PM. Registration required.

Register online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Check out other exciting Park and Recreation Month activities during the month of July!

7.23.2014

Don't Miss Out On These Exciting Events {National Park and Recreation Month}

Make sure and add Archery Tag and Black Light Teen Scream to your calendars this week!


Archery Tag - Combines the intensity and excitement of dodgeball and paintball with the precision of archery using patented foam-tipped arrows. Open to ages 8 years and older, July 24, 6:30 - 8 PM. Participants must check in at the Wylie Recreation Center Front Desk. Parent signature required for participants 17 and under.


Black Light Teen Scream - Put on your neon clothes and play laser tag and climb our 26ft climbing wall all under the black lights! Open to ages 10 - 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 - 10 PM.  $5 if registered by July 24. Register for $7 starting July 25.

7.22.2014

Young Rembrandts Animal Cartoon Workshop

There are just a few spots left in this extraordinary art camp! 

Foster self-expression through art in Young Rembrandts Animal Cartoon Workshop! This premier instructional drawing program offers unique step-by-step drawing methods. Learn about line, composition and color while exploring fun and playful subjects. Start and finish amazing projects that impress the best, gain confidence, exercise imagination and unlock creative potential and passion for art. Laugh-out-loud-funny, mind-bendingly-adorable and awesome-beyond-belief are just some of the words that best describe this workshop. Learn how to draw animals of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Personify ordinary animals, transforming them into fully-realized cartoon characters. All levels welcome.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center August 4 - 8 from 2:30 - 4 pm for ages 6-12yrs. $95 per participant. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Just a few spots left! No Rec Pass required!

Spidey School & Mad Science Family Lab Night {National Park and Rec Month}


Spidey School is back again! Introduce your little ones to the climbing wall while learning about safety and proper technique. Open to ages 3 – 5 years old, 10 – 10:45 AM and ages 6 – 8 years old, 11 – 11:45 AM, July 22. Registration required by July 18. Register online or at Wylie Recreation Center.

Mad Science Family Lab Night is back for the second year in a row! Enjoy this very popular crew’s take on science. Includes performance and audience participation. Open to ages 3 years and older, July 25, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. FREE!

LoLo's Catering and Concession food truck will be back serving up tasty treats just outside Wylie Recreation Center from 5 - 9 PM!

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month. Check out more events during this month-long party!

7.21.2014

Engineering How Amusing Camp

Amusement park thrills and spills! In our Engineering How Amusing camp, explore how marine, mechanical and chemical engineering impacts riding a rollercoaster, playing a floating boat game and enjoying a refreshing ice cream treat. Divide into theme park teams and challenge the others in engineering related contests. Create amazing projects to take home. $25 supply fee payable to instructor on first day.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center July 28 - 31 from 1 - 4 pm. $110 per participant. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Just a few spots left! No Rec Pass required!

Blacklight Teen Scream, Spidey School, Archery Tag & MORE! {National Park and Rec Month}


This week of National Park and Rec Month is jam-packed full of activities!

Geo Cache Wylie ends today at 12 PM! Plug in the coordinates and decipher the secret Park and Recreation Month code! Open to all ages, July 14 – 21. Get the coordinates. Winner of drawing will be announced at noon.

Freezer Monday is back! Free snowcones every Monday, all month long, 2 – 3 PM or until we run out.

Don't miss our Blacklight Teen Scream Saturday night! Dance, climb and laser tag the night away! Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25. Registration required.

Spidey School - Introduce your little ones to the climbing wall while learning about safety and proper technique. Open to ages 3 – 5 years old, 10 – 10:45 AM and ages 6 – 8 years old, 11 – 11:45 AM, July 22. Registration required by July 18.

Archery Tag - Combines the intensity and excitement of dodgeball and paintball while using the skill-set of archery with patented foam-tipped arrows. Open to ages 8 years and older at Wylie Recreation Center, July 24, 6:30 – 8 PM.

Register online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Check out other exciting Park and Recreation Month activities during the month of July!

7.18.2014

Archery Tag, Family Lab Night and Blacklight Teen Scream - Week 3 {National Park and Rec Month}




Freezer Monday - Free snowcones every Monday, all month long, 2 – 3 PM or until we run out.

Geo Cache - Wylie Plug in the coordinates and decipher the secret Park and Recreation Month code! Open to all ages, July 14 – 21.

Archery Tag - Combines the intensity and excitement of dodgeball and paintball while using the skill-set of archery with patented foam-tipped arrows. Open to ages 8 years and older, July 24, 6:30 – 8 PM.

Food Truck Friday - Try out these tasty treats! July 25, 5 – 9:30 PM.

Family Face Off - Put your family team together and compete in Pictionary, Charades, Catch Phrase and more. Open to ages 8 years and older, July 22, 6:30 – 8 PM. Sign up at the front desk. Rec Pass required.

Crime Scene Challenge - Test your forensic skills. Walk through a mock crime scene looking for clues and try to solve the crime! Open to ages 10 years and older, July 25, 10 AM – 4 PM. Rec Pass required.

Mad Science Family Lab Night - Enjoy this very popular crew’s take on science. Includes performance and audience participation. Open to ages 3 years and older, July 25, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Blacklight Teen Scream - Dance, climb and laser tag. Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25.

Events held at Wylie Recreation Center. Waiver may be required prior to participation for some equipment and attractions. A Rec Pass may be required for some activities as noted. All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.



7.17.2014

Friday FUN - The Lego Movie and More! {National Park and Recreation Month}


The Lawnchair Theater Presents The Lego Movie! An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Bring something to sit on and money for concessions. Movie Rating: PG, July 18, daylight determines start time (approximately 8:45 – 10:15 PM). This is a FREE event. No registration required.

Enjoy a Granola Bar Friday morning and again Friday evening before The Lego Movie begins! Pick your faves and make your own summer mix. Raisins, craisins, seeds and more! Open to all ages, July 18, 9 – 11 AM & 8 – 9 PM.

Food Truck Friday is back! LoLo’s will be returning with philly cheesesteaks and more! Easy Slider and Epic Pop Kettle Corn will also be providing yummy treats! Open to all ages, 5 – 9:30 PM.
Race to the Top Inflatable - Be the first to grab the flag off the top of this inflated “hill”. Open to ages 7 years and older, July 18, 1 – 9 pm. Rec Pass required. Located in Wylie Recreation Center.

Bounce House and Games - Open to ages 3 years and older, July 18, 5 – 9 PM. FREE!

7.16.2014

Blacklights, Spidey School and Teddy Bears OH MY! {National Park and Recreation Month}

Teddy Bear Picnic - Bring your bears and a picnic lunch for a story, crafts, a bear movie and lots of fun TOMORROW! Open to ages 2 – 6 years old, July 17, 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Registration required. 

Spidey School - Introduce your little ones to the climbing wall while learning about safety and proper technique. Open to ages 3 – 5 years old, 10 – 10:45 AM and ages 6 – 8 years old, 11 – 11:45 AM, July 22. Registration required by July 18.

Blacklight Teen Scream - Dance, climb and laser tag. Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25.

Register online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Check out other exciting Park and Recreation Month activities during the month of July!

RecMob at Creekside Estates Park in 30 Minutes {National Park and Recreation Month}

Join us for day 2 of RecMob at Creekside Estates Park from 10 - 11 AM.  N. Lewis Road and Hinnant Drive.

7.15.2014

Robotics Camp

We have just a few spots left in our Robotics camp!

Hands-on technology instruction emphasizes learning, growth and fun! Enhance teamwork, creative thinking and problem solving skills. Learn how to build a Robotic Cobra or Moon Rover using the latest EV3 kits, then program and bring the robot to life. Control the Cobra via Bluetooth phone and drive the Moon Rover. Video featuring the build and the final result available at the end of camp. $120 per participant. Open to ages 7-12.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center July 28 - August 1 from 10 am - 12 pm. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Just a few spots left! No Rec Pass required!

Rec Mob at Olde City Park in 30 minutes {National Park and Recreation Month}


We are bringing the Recreation Center to You! Come get MOBBED at Olde City Park from 10 11 AM!  112 S. Ballard Ave.


Archery Tag, Mad Science and More! {National Park and Rec Month}


You won't want to miss these exciting FREE events going on during National Park and Recreation Month!

Plant a Plant - Make friends with the flora! Plant your own take-home flower and learn from Park pros about caring for your blooms. Open to all ages, July 16, 10 – 11 AM outside of Wylie Recreation Center.

Archery Tag - Combines the intensity and excitement of dodgeball and paintball while using the skill-set of archery with patented foam-tipped arrows. Open to ages 8 years and older at Wylie Recreation Center, July 24, 6:30 – 8 PM.

Mad Science Family Lab Night - Enjoy this very popular crew’s take on science. Includes performance and audience participation. Open to ages 3 years and older, July 25, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

7.14.2014

The Fun Continues!!! {National Park and Rec Month}

Don't miss out on fun and exciting events coming up during National Park and Recreation Month.

Freezer Monday - Free snowcones every Monday, all month long, 2-3 PM or until we run out.  Find us near the Wylie Recreation Center entrance.

Geocache Wylie - Plug in the coordinates and decipher the secret Park and Recreation Month code! Open to all ages, July 14-21. Pick up your coordinates at the Wylie Recreation Center Front Desk.

Rec Mob - Get Mobbed! We are bringing the Rec Center to a park near you! Staff-led camp style games and activities for 3 days in 3 parks. Locations posted on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter 30 minutes before mob time. Attend all 3 mobs and win a prize! Open to all ages, July 15, 16, & 17, 10-11 AM.

Take A Hike - Explore the local native landscape with Wylie Parks staff leading the tour. Open to all ages, July 15, 6:30-7:30 PM. Registration required by July 14.

Spidey School - Introduce your little ones to the climbing wall while learning about safety and proper technique. Open to ages 3-5, 10-10:45 AM and ages 6-8, 11-11:45 AM, July 22. Registration required by July 18.

7.11.2014

Granola, Inflatables and The LEGO Movie Don't Miss Week 2 {National Park and Rec Month}


Week 2 July 14 - 18 at Wylie Rec Center

Freezer Monday - Free snowcones every Monday, all month long, 2 – 3 PM or until we run out.

Geo Cache - Wylie Plug in the coordinates and decipher the secret Park and Recreation Month code! Open to all ages, July 14 – 21.

Rec Mob - Winner of the 2013 Regional Texas Recreation and Parks Society Excellence in Communication Award. Get mobbed! We are bringing the Rec Center to a park near you! Staff-led camp style games and activities for 3 days in 3 parks. Locations posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter 30 minutes before mob time. Attend all 3 mobs and win a prize! Open to all ages, July 15, 16, & 17, 10 – 11 AM.

Take a Hike - Explore the local native landscape with Wylie Parks staff leading the tour. Open to all ages, July 15, 6:30 – 7:30 PM.

Plant a Plant - Make friends with the flora! Plant your own take-home flower and learn from Park pros about caring for your blooms. Open to all ages, July 16, 10 – 11 AM.

Teddy Bear Picnic - Bring your bears and a picnic lunch for a story, crafts, a bear movie and lots of fun! Open to ages 2 – 6 years old, July 17, 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Registration required.

Granola Bar - Pick your faves and make your own summer mix. Raisins, craisins, seeds and more! Open to all ages, July 18, 9 – 11 AM & 8 – 9 PM.

Food Truck Friday - Try out these tasty treats! July 11, 18, & 25, 5 – 9:30 PM.

Race to the Top Inflatable - Be the first to grab the flag off the top of this inflated “hill”. Open to ages 7 years and older, July 18, 1 – 9 pm. Rec Pass required.

Bounce Houses and Games - Open to ages 3 years and older, July 18, 5 – 9 PM.

Lawnchair Theater Presents - The Lego Movie - An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Bring something to sit on and money for concessions. Movie Rating: PG, July 18, daylight determines start time (approximately 8:45 – 10:15 PM).



Events held at Wylie Recreation Center. Waiver may be required prior to participation for some equipment and attractions. A Rec Pass may be required for some activities as noted. All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.

Check out more events during this month-long party! Don't miss awesome upcoming events like Mad Science Family Lab Night, July 25.



Geo Cache Wylie {National Park and Rec Month}

 
Get out and discover Wylie Parks!
 
Plug in the coordinates and decipher the secret Park and Recreation Month code! Pick up your Geo Cache worksheet Monday morning at Wylie Recreation Center. Bring it to each location. Turn your completed worksheet in to Wylie Recreation Center front desk and be entered in to win a free class! Prizes for all participants! Open to all ages, July 14 – 21. Tag your findings on Instagram, #wylierecreation and #JulyOutIsIn.
Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.



7.10.2014

Aloha, Wylie! {National Park and Rec Month}

Join us July 11th at the Wylie Recreation Center for loads of fun activities for the whole family. Challenge your friends and family Friday morning with Hula Hoop and Jump Rope contests from 10 - 11 AM. Open to ages 7+ (Rec. Pass Required).
Finish off the day with Food Truck Fridays featuring LoLo's Concessions, who will be offering hamburgers, Philly cheese steaks and sno cones from 5 - 9:30 PM. From 6:30 - 9:30 PM is our Aloha Summer Luau featuring live music, professional hula dancers, limbo contests, games, outdoor volleyball and instructional hula dance. Family friendly and open to all ages.
The Coconut Climb Race is back by popular demand and open to ages 5 years and older from 6:30 - 8:30 PM.

Even More LEGO Camps!

 
Our LEGO camps filled up FAST! We added one more camp July 28-31 from 9 am - 12 pm. Secure your spot today!

LEGO Logo - Get involved in this exclusive energized engineering environment. Not found in stores, the special LEGO Logo kits provide extraordinary opportunities for hands-on construction. Expand math, science and technology skills in a cooperative environment. Learn to follow plans while creating robots, racecars, four-by-four trucks, cranes, pulleys, levers and more. Open to ages 8-12. $115 per participant.
LEGO Mania - LEGOs are hot! Critical thinking and engineering abilities abound with this timeless trend. Sharpen creativity, hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. Use your imagination and participate in hands-on learning activities. Construct dinosaurs, rockets, castles, airplanes, forts, cars and much more. Open to ages 4-7. $115 per participant.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Space is limited. No Rec Pass required!

7.09.2014

Luau and Food Truck Friday {National Park and Rec Month}


Aloha summer! Join us Friday night for live music, professional hula dancers, limbo contests, games, outdoor volleyball and instructional hula dance. Family friendly, FREE and open to all ages, Friday July 11, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Coconut Climb Race is back by popular demand and open to ages 5 years and older.

There will also be local food trucks serving up some tasty treats from 5 – 9:30 PM. Be sure to bring your Hawaiian shirt!

Web Design Camp

Dazzle your family and teachers in Web Design! Gain valuable knowledge of technology applications and exclusive skills while developing a sense of pride. Learn direct hand coding, vocabulary and steps to creating a personal website. Touch on introductory Hyper Text Mark Up Language (HTML) and styling with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). $120 per participant. Open to ages 8-15.

Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center July 7 - 11 & July 21 - 25 from 1 - 3 pm. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. Just a few spots left! No Rec Pass required!

7.08.2014

Blacklight Teen Scream {National Park and Rec Month}

This is happening! Register your teens for Blacklight Teen Scream. Dance, climb and laser tag all under blacklights at Wylie Recreation Center. Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. White and neon colored clothing will glow the best. Professional face painters will be available for that extra pop of color. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25.

7.07.2014

FREE Snowcones, Gym Inflatables, Luau and MORE! {National Park and Rec Month}

This week, July 7 - 11 at Wylie Recreation Center

Freezer Monday - Free snowcones every Monday all month long, 2 – 3 PM or until we run out.

Inflatables and Gym Games - Open to ages 3 years and older, Wednesday July 9, 9 AM – 12 PM.

Luau - Aloha summer! Live music, professional hula dancers, limbo contests, games, outdoor volleyball and instructional hula dance. Family friendly and open to all ages, July 11, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Coconut Climb Race is back by popular demand and open to ages 5 years and older.

Food Truck Friday - Try out tasty treats! July 11, 18, & 25, 5 – 9:30 PM.

Next Week..

Lawn Chair Theater presents The LEGO Movie - An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied "Special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Bring something to sit on and money for concessions. Movie rating: PG, July 18, daylight determines start time (approximately 8:45 - 10:15 PM).


Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.

7.05.2014

Princess Dance Camp

 Dazzle in Princess Dance Camp as you fondu, pirouette, and glissade into the spot light. Feel like a princess while learning classical ballet techniques, terminology and graceful movement in an enchanting and supportive environment. Create a princess craft, play regal games and dance to musical princess favorites.

Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center July 14 - 17 & August 11 - 14 from 10-11 am. Open to kids 3 - 6 years of age. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

7.04.2014

Momentum Madness Engineering Camp

 
Engineering For Kids® offers Momentum Madness Engineering camp at Wylie Recreation Center!
Fasten your seat belt. The race has begun! Design and construct vehicles and safety mechanisms that achieve speed while maintaining safe racing conditions. Explore electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering while working with the Pit Crew to design and build bottle rockets, race cars and hovering levitrons. Create projects to take home. $25 supply fee payable to instructor on first day.

Camp is July 14 - 17, 1 - 4 pm for ages 6-12yrs. Cost is $110 per person. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

7.03.2014

Secret Agent Lab Camp

 
Be like "Bond. James Bond." 

Problem solving sets a path for success. Gain patience, critical thinking skills and appreciation for details in Secret Agent Lab camp. Engage in discussion with your peers, participate in labs and learn to spy like secret agents while exploring biology and chemistry. Discover crime science used to solve mysteries.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center July 21 - 24, 1 - 4 pm for ages 6-10yrs. Cost is $140. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

Don't Miss Week 1 {National Park and Rec Month}




Week 1 July 7 - 11 at Wylie Rec Center

Freezer Monday - Free snowcones every Monday, all month long, 2 – 3 PM or until we run out.

Lei Craft - Create your very own Hawaiian lei, July 8, 10:30 AM – 12 PM.

Inflatables and Games - Open to ages 3 years and older, July 9, 9 AM – 12 PM.

Outside In Games - Something for all ages, July 10, 9 AM – 12 PM. Rec Pass required.

Hula Hoop and Jump Rope Contest - Open to ages 7 years and older, July 11, 10 – 11 AM.

Food Truck Friday - Try out tasty treats! July 11, 18, & 25, 5 – 9:30 PM.

Luau - Aloha summer! Live music, professional hula dancers, limbo contests, games, outdoor volleyball and instructional hula dance. Family friendly and open to all ages, July 11, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Coconut Climb Race is back by popular demand and open to ages 5 years and older.

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.

Check out more events during this month-long party! Don't miss favorites like Lawnchair Theater presents The LEGO Movie, July 18.


Water Slides Cancelled - Bounce Houses and Games are a GO! {National Park and Rec Month}

--THE ORIGINAL POST HAS BEEN UPDATED AS OF 7/3/14, 9:45 AM--

Due to water restrictions during the continuing drought, the water slides have been replaced with indoor bounce houses and games. Beat the heat in the Rec Center gym and celebrate National Park and Recreation Month. Open to ages 3 years and older, July 9, 9 AM – 12 PM.

The event is free! A signed waiver is required (available at the event). Let us know if you have questions. Recreation@WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6360.

7.02.2014

Blacklight Teen Scream Dance {National Park and Rec Month}

This is happening! Register for Blacklight Teen Scream. Dance, climb and laser tag all under blacklights at Wylie Recreation Center. Open to ages 10 – 14 years old, July 26, 8:30 – 10 PM. $5 if registered by July 24. Register at $7 starting July 25.