Summer ROCKS

Summer ROCKS 2023

Summer ROCKS registration will open on March 1! Our popular all-day recreation program is held from June 13 to August 18 (7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.) at the Fridley Middle School.

Kids who are currently in grades K-6 (for the 2022-23 school year) will have a variety of fun opportunities to participate in each week, including: classes, special events, field trips and outdoor adventures. See Sample 2022 ROCKS Daily Schedule & Weekly Activity Schedule for details. 

Save the date—spots fill up quickly!  

Payment plans are available, as well as scholarships to Fridley residents who qualify. 

The following documents are PDFs. 

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  1. ROCKS Daily Schedule
  2. Weekly Activity Schedule
  3. Afternoon Activities
  4. How to Register
  5. FAQ

What your day at ROCKS looks like:

7:30 - 8:20 a.m.: Arrival & Hang-out

  • During this time participants can play games, read a book, watch a cartoon or work on an art project with the ROCKS staff. 

8:30 a.m. – Noon: Morning Instructional ROCKS Classes

  • Participants will participate in classes ranging from sports/games, arts & crafts, science/nature, and enrichment.  

Noon - 1 p.m.: Lunch & Recess at Commons Park

  • Children will bring their own lunch and eat at the picnic tables or on the grass at Commons Park and then have time to play on the playground.

1- 4:30 p.m.: Afternoon Programs

  • Playground Program (Gr. K-3) at Commons Park
    • We'll spend the afternoon outdoors enjoying theme-based activities including games, stories and crafts
  • Chill Zone (Gr. 4-6) at the Middle School & Commons Park:
    • The afternoon will be filled with games, projects and adventure.

4:30 - 5: p.m. Pick-up

  • Participants will return to the Fridley Middle School for pick-up.

Wednesday Field Trips & Special Events

  • Throughout the summer, we'll have a variety of special events, visitors, entertainment and field trips on Wednesday afternoons. 

Weekly Open Swim

  • Once a week, we will attend open swim at the Fridley Middle School pool.