Youth Programs

The Recreation Center is home to a variety of youth camps and programs for kids of all ages. Our youth camps, such as Healthy Herd and Kid’s Night Out, emphasize developing healthy lifestyles through participation in physical activities. We offer multiple youth fitness programs here at the Rec!

Healthy Herd


Healthy Herd Youth Camp is an active day camp, full of games, activities, climbing and swimming. Specific activities vary on a day to day basis, and theme weeks all lend to a fun “not boring” camp. Our camp counselors have the energy to match the campers, and act as mentors and coaches to provide a safe environment for campers to grow. All youth camps are for children ages 4-12, no exceptions. Campers must bring a lunch; snack is provided. For more information on camp registration deadlines and prices give us a call at 304-696-4732.

FALL KIDS CAMP
November 25-27
9am-4pm; before and after care available.
Early Bird (Through 11/1) Members: $60
Early Bird (Through 11/1) Non-Members: $75

Standard Rates – Members: $75
Standard Rates – Non-Members: $90

Before/After Care for Members: FREE
Before/After Care for Non-Members: $10

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Kid’s Night Out


Drop the kids off for a night out at the Marshall Rec! They won’t even miss you with a full line-up of activities at the Rec. Swimming, climbing, and playing team sports will keep them busy while you enjoy some free time. Dinner is provided. Fall Kids Night Out (PDF)

Members: FREE
Non-members: $15

Marshall Rec Center will be hosting Kid’s Night Out each semester.

Fall 2019:

  • August 16 – Recess at the Rec
  • September 13 – Olympic Games
  • October 25 – Black-light Bash
  • November 22 – Escape Room
  • December 13 – Let It Snow

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Youth Kayak Clinic


This clinic is designed for those who have not paddled a kayak but want to learn! The clinic covers a range of skills like paddling strokes and proper equipment use. Student-to-instructor ratios are kept to 8:1, so you can be sure to get individual attention. All equipment is provided. Beginners are welcome. Advanced registration is required. No classes are currently offered, check back for upcoming clinic dates and times. 


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Members: $45
Non-Members: $68

Youth Climbing Clinic


This clinic is designed for those who have never tried indoor rock climbing but want to learn. The clinic covers a range of skills like belaying, knot tying, and proper equipment use. Student-to-instructor ratios are kept 6:1, so you can be sure to get individual attention. All equipment is provided. Beginners are welcome. Advanced registration is required.


Register Online


Members: $45
Non-members: $65

Saturdays | September 14 – October 5
10:30am-12pm

Saturdays | October 12 – November 2
10:30am-12pm

Youth Fitness Orientation


To help young members learn the basics of proper, effective and safe use of cardio and strength equipment, our Personal Trainers offer private equipment orientations. This complimentary service is available to all current and new youth members. They will learn   training techniques to maximize the benefits of their exercise program and review appropriate etiquette and behavior guidelines. Youth fitness orientations are available upon request; reservations must be made at least 72 hours in advance. The sessions last around 30 minutes and are free to youth members.


For more information about Youth Programs, please contact:

Jonathan Sanders
Coordinator of Competitive Sports & Camps


Email: sandersjo@marshall.edu


Telephone: (304) 696-4652