We're excited to offer a selection of Recreation programs under phase 2 guidelines! Find youth camps and fun activities for all ages and abilities in our Fall Activity Guide.

Youth Sports

Merkel Summer Camps

A great summer camp should be a fun place where kids can explore a variety of activities, discover new interests, make friends, and feel confident to try something new. The ALL NEW Summer Day Camp at Merkel operates under three core values: a safe and healthy environment, a fun and positive experience, with exceptional instruction and supervision. Activities include traditional camp games, arts and crafts, sports, BMX, skate park activities, plus a variety of outdoor adventures.
Learn more and sign up today!

Read our parent packet for camp information and safety precautions being taken. (PDF 4.0 MB)

Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Self-defense is just one of the benefits of learning Martial Arts. With classes taught by experts in their field, students will also find personal enrichment with a focus on wellness, self-respect, and self-confidence. We offer lessons for all ages in Kung Fu, Aikido, and traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate. See the full offering here!


Martial Arts

We’re proud to partner with Spokane Gymnastics to offer a diverse selection of classes from traditional gymnastics to gymnastics/ martial-arts fusion, and even parkour! See the full offering here!


Rec Tennis

Learning tennis in Spokane has never been easier than with our after school programs. Whether you are a newbie or an advanced player that is more interested in tennis for fun, tennis in Spokane from RecTennis gives you plenty of options.

RecTennis is serving up tennis basics at a school near you! Developed for children from pre-K to 6th grade, TAZ uses tennis equipment that's sized for kids. We provide smaller-sized racquets and low-compression starter balls to help your kids develop skills while having fun with new friends. No previous tennis experience required!

Our TAZ curriculum combines fun activities with lessons in leadership, teamwork, and other important concepts and principles. TAZ is played in the school gym and sneakers are required. TAZ helps schools meet CSPAP and provides kids with nationally-recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day. Shorter rackets, low-compression balls, and portable nets make tennis safe and able to be played anywhere. This eight class program ranges from $1-$8 per one hour class and scholarships are available. Visit our website at www.rectennis.com/spokane for program information and scholarship applications. Please contact our local RecTennis Organizer for any questions, AnnElise Anderson, 509.991.0696, anderson@pnw.usta.com.



For more than 35 years, Skyhawks Sports Academy has helped young athletes improve their sports skills while making memories to last a lifetime. Through the wide variety of safe, fun and skill-focused activities offered each year, tens of thousands of children experience the joys and benefits of athletics in an engaging, progressional learning environment. Most importantly, Skyhawks incorporates the vision: teaching life skills through sports. All registrations are taken through Skyhawks, please visit their website or call 509.466.6590.

Skyhawks Youth Basketball Leagues

Skyhawks Youth Basketball

This recreational basketball league is designed for the beginning through intermediate player to learn, develop technique and play ball in a lowpreasure environment. Each game-time includes instruction on passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding for 20-minutes prior to a 30-minute game. Every child participates in games and developes teamspirit and confidence in their abilities.

Register online today.

SuperTots Sports Academy

Kid Sports

By combining fun games and activities for youth ages 18 months to 5 years, our programs help young children jumpstart their athletic development through a progression of sport programs. SuperTots Sports Academy is the new name of SoccerTots and its family of programs including SoccerTots, HoopsterTots, BaseballTots, and VolleyKats! All registrations are take through SuperTots, please visit their website or call 509.534.5437.

NFL Youth Flag Football League

Youth Flag Football

10 Weeks | Ages 5-16. Is your child ready for the NFL? This is a SPRD/ NFL Flag partnership to bring this exciting league to Spokane! Teams are made up of 5-10 with practices on Tuesdays and league games on Thursdays. Players will receive an official NFL team jersey & NFL FLAG belt. Practices held at the facility you register under. All games will be held at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex. ,5701 N Assembly Spokane, WA 99205.

This league has been canceled for the time being due to impacts of COVID-19. Check back for updates.

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Contact Information

Youth Sports
Adriano Eva

Adult Sports and NFL Youth Football
Carissa Ware

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