On Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 13 & 14) four regional Citiparks community centers will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. as warming centers for the public:   Homewood Community Center, Brighton Heights Community Center, Sheraden Community Center and South Side Market House.

posted February 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm by parkadmin
Summer Day Camps

Summer Camp Group Photo

Summer is a great time to be a kid! Citiparks partners with a number of organizations to present a wide variety of day camp opportunities. Due to the popularity of these programs, advanced registration is necessary.

Camp Challenge Pittsburgh

The Josh Gibson Foundation and Ozanam collaborate with Ammon Community Center to present a camp designed to challenge youth to explore the world through education, sports, arts, health and recreation. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

Creative Camp 

ACH Clear Pathways collaborates with Ammon Community Center to nurture children’s creativity and appreciation of the arts. Activities include a hands-on mosaic project, urban choir and “FunFRIDAY” field trips, community services projects and other outings. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

Camp Ma' at

Citiparks collaborates with Voices Against Violence to present a camp based on ma’at, the ancient Egyptian concept of truth, balance, order, law, morality and justice.  Campers enjoy field trips, swimming, gardening, academic enrichment, guest speakers and much more. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

Cops and Kids Camp with Citiparks

This camp, which enhances responsible citizenship, fosters a positive relationship between the Police Bureau and the City’s youth. Weeklong sessions provide positive interaction with police officers while educating young people regarding the challenges and responsibilities of police work.

Presented in partnership with Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the Pittsburgh Police Foundation.  Sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Pittsburgh Transportation Group.

Lawrenceville United Summer Celebration Camp

Campers enjoy activities with Three Rivers Rowing, the Carnegie Library, Hip Hop on L.O.C.K., field trips, swim lessons (additional fee) and many other enrichment programs throughout the summer. Lunch and an afternoon snack are provided.


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