Classes & Camps
The City of Hilliard, Recreation and Parks Department is excited to announce program options. Programming options that are typically printed in the Your Hilliard Newsletter & Program Guide will be announced on a monthly basis. All programs will require advanced registration, however, due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus, cancellations may still occur.
Hilliard’s COVID Safety Protocols
The City of Hilliard’s top priority is the safety of our participants, therefore, at the time of registration or arrival, all participants will sign a Covid User Agreement to participate in Recreation & Parks programming. The circumstances with Covid-19 are changing day to day, and that accordingly, the CDC guidelines are regularly modified and updated.
Our number one priority is to keep participants and staff safe, therefore we ask all participants to stay home if you are ill, take your temperature prior to arriving, wash your hands often, and wear a mask. There may be some programming that will have more specific requirements indicated by the Ohio Department of Health, CDC, or Franklin County Health Department and if that is the case, specific instructions will be emailed to participants prior to the program start date.
Register Online 24/7
If you are new to Hilliard Recreation and Parks, you must establish a RecTrac account. Within 72 business hours, our staff will verify your residency on the Franklin County Auditor’s website and activate your account. During this process, patrons will create their own username and password if setting up their account online. RecTrac will automatically create a username and password for patrons setting up accounts in person at the Community Center. With your existing or newly verified account, sign in with your username and password. Find classes by clicking “Search” and then select criteria that fit your interests.
Winter Registration Date
Patrons can begin to register for current programs at any time.
Please bring a perishable food item to donate to the Hilliard Food Bank to each program to help support our community.
Rec Camp Registration
The 2021 Hilliard Rec Camp will transition to a traditional 11-week enrichment-style day camp. The camp will be 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. weekdays from June 1 through August 13 (except July 2 and 5). Camp activities will include outdoor group games, sports, arts and crafts, nature, and science experiments. All main camp activities occur from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., with “after camp” until 5:30 p.m. Contact Geoff Dew, Youth Recreation Supervisor, at email@example.com for more information.
Campers must be ages 5 ½ to 11 and have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.
Registration for residents opens at 9 a.m. April 5 and for school district residents/non-residents at 9 a.m. April 12.
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Hilliard Hikes | All ages
Get out of the house and get moving during the colder months! Meet on Wednesday mornings at 9:45 a.m. (starting points vary-see additional information below), and the walk is from 10- 11 a.m. Dress for the weather. Masks or facial coverings…
Donate the gift of life on Friday, March 12 from 1-7 p.m. at the Hilliard Senior Center. Make an appointment by calling the Red Cross at 1-800-RedCross or by visiting RedCrossBlood.org. Walk-ins will be accepted. The Red Cross is taking…
Hilliard’s Pot of Gold
Location: Old Hilliard
Find the leprechauns hidden in Old Hillard! Scan the QR code to solve the limerick and move on to your next clue. Take a selfie at the end of the journey with the “Pot of Gold.” Send your picture as…
Drive-In Movie -A League of Their Own
Celebrate Opening Day and no school on Friday with a FREE Drive-In movie at Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park. Bring the family, order dinner from the food truck, sit back, and enjoy! Register only one family member per car.
What could be better than pizza? Papa Johns Pizza AND Bingo! Bring your family for a fun evening of playing drive-up bingo in the fresh air. Families will remain in their car and sound is transmitted through a specified radio…
Seniors, we need your recipes! Submit your favorite recipes to us, and we’ll compile and publish them later in 2021. The cooks at the Hilliard Park Café may even feature your recipe on the senior lunch menu! Send your recipe to…
Dates: 2/25, 3/11, 3/25
Times: Th | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Senior Center Portico. Use the handicap spaces and parking lot to the left of those.
Enjoy free Bingo from the safety of your car. Numbers will be announced over the radio. Winners will receive prizes. Participants must remain in their car. Sponsored by Mayfair Village. Participants may bring a perishable food item as a donation…
Seniors, we want to hear your stories! Register for a time slot, and share stories about your life – Where you’re from, where you’ve lived, where you’ve worked, your family history, your kids and grandkids, your hobbies and projects, and…
St. Patrick’s Day Rec-tivity Bag | Ages 4 – 12
This bag is full of arts, crafts, games, and luck! Bags must be purchased by Friday, March 12 at 5 p.m. A leprechaun will deliver the bag(s) to your doorstep on Wednesday, March 17. Celebrate in style and buy the Cook-tivity…
Bracket-Breaker Boredom-Buster Box | Ages 4 – 12
Does COVID have you going stir crazy at home, maybe even going insane, or down right MAD? Don’t worry because March Madness is here! We will supply you with basketball themed crafts, games, and other unique items to keep you…
Better Baby Sitters | Ages 10 – 14 years
Would your son or daughter know what to do if the child they were babysitting started to choke? Would they know what to do if they were taking care of several children and someone came to the door? Does your…
Kidz Home Alone | Ages 9 – 12 years
Are you ready to educate your child about the responsibilities of being home alone? Our goal is to help every student feel more comfortable while home alone. This interactive virtual course teaches first aid, self-Heimlich maneuver, reasons to call 911,…
STEM Sports- Skyhawks Virtual Workshops | Basketball Advancement in Shoe Technology | Ages 7 – 12 Years
Skyhawks Sports Academy will teach participants about the advancements of basketball shoe technology over the last 100 years and how the improvements to the shoes have an impact on both the health and the performance of a basketball player. Students…