Summer ROCKS

Summer Rocks | June 11 - August 16, 2024

Recreation Opportunities for Creative Kids in the Summer

Our popular all-day recreation program is held Monday – Friday from June 11 to August 16, 2024.  Kids who are currently in grades K-6 will have a variety of fun opportunities to participate in each week, including: classes, special events, field trips and outdoor adventures. 

Summer ROCKS registration will open online at 8 a.m. on March 6, 2024. 

See a sample 2023 ROCKS Daily Schedule & Weekly Activity Schedule for details. 

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

SAMPLE 2023 ROCKS Daily Schedule - 2024 Schedule TBA

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

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.

Additional Program Information

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. 

Free Breakfast and Lunch

  • Fridley Public Schools Nutritional Services will provide free breakfast and lunch for all ROCKS participants! On field trip days, a bento-box style lunch will be provided.