Citiparks Launches Spring Outdoor Recreation Opportunities for Youth

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 19, 2021) The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) is launching several spring youth recreation programs this week as part of the City’s Earth Day celebrations. Opportunities kicking off include: 

  • New RECreate Program that provides outdoor recreation activities for youth of all ages at rec center locations throughout the city. A full list of activities and locations is available here and registration is required for some programs. All programs are hosted outdoors and weather permitting as rec center indoor facilities remain closed due to COVID-19.  

  • KidSMART Club @ Home is returning for a 6-week spring fling starting today, Monday, April 19. Activity kits focus on exploring science, math, art, reading and technology will be available first-come, first-serve at grab-n-go lunch distribution locations throughout the city. Locations and additional details are available here.  

  • Park Ranger Explorer Days are being hosted throughout the rest of the month for an hour of fun-filled outdoor activities. A list of events and locations is available here and registration is required.  

  • Citiparks Kids of Steel Running Club, in partnership with Citiparks and P3R, is a 6-week virtual running club that includes preparation for and free registration to P3R’s Kids Virtual Marathon or Tot Trot. Space is limited and registration is here.  

  • Citiparks Baseball is back with its first scheduled game this week as the Bronco League’s Northside take on Brentwood. The full season schedule is available here.  

A list of opportunities is available on the Citiparks website and registration can be completed on Citiparks’ Eventbrite page


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Molly Onufer
Communications Director
Mayor's Office