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Operation Recreation

What is Operation Recreation? Operation Recreation is affordable, flexible, and convenient summer child care for children ages 6 (as of January 1, 2023) – 7th grade. It is suggested that the child has completed kindergarten. The program runs 7:30AM – 5:30PM Monday through Friday.

Registration (Online: Begins Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 12:00 PM, In-person/By mail: Begins Monday, February 6, 2023 at 7:30 AM): Can be completed online, through the mail or in our office. You must register a MINIMUM of one week in advance of the dates you plan on attending. Even then, we do not guarantee open space. Registering as far in advance as possible is strongly recommended.  If you need your household ID for online registration, please send a request with your name, address & phone number to parkrec@ci.neenah.wi.us . Please note: We are not in the office on Saturdays and Sundays, if you send your request after business end on Friday you will not receive a response until Monday. 

2023 Cost:
Daily Rate: $40.00
Weekly Rate: $180.00
Full Summer Rate: $1,728.00

2023 Summer Dates:
June 5 – August 18 (No Op Rec July 3 & 4)

Location: Neenah Parks & Recreation Department rents the Boys & Girls Brigade at 109 W. Columbian Ave. Please direct all questions to us at 886-6060, not the Brigade.

Activities: Each week is filled with a variety of exciting activities such as cooperative games, crafts, healthy lifestyle activities, outdoor sports, movies, special guests, and field trips! The kids also walk to a number of locations including: Neenah Library, Green Park, Washington Park, Riverside Park, Neenah Pool, etc. Be prepared to walk….A LOT!

**Please Note: All participants should bring a non-perishable lunch and a beverage to Operation Recreation daily. Lunches WILL NOT be refrigerated. Participants are NOT permitted to use the soda or vending machines. Snacks will be provided.

Find more information in the Parent Handbook
Operation Recreation Activity Guide Info.
Register online – you will need a household id to do so, if you do not have that please send your name, address & primary phone number to parkrec@ci.neenah.wi.us.

What is Operation Recreation Junior? Operation Recreation Junior is affordable, flexible, and convenient summer child care for children ages 4 (as of January 1, 2023) – 6. The program runs 7:30AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

Registration (Online: Begins Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 12:00 PM, In-person/By mail: Begins Monday, February 6, 2023 at 7:30 AM): Can be completed online, through the mail or in our office. You must register a MINIMUM of one week in advance of the dates you plan on attending. Even then, we do not guarantee open space. Registering as far in advance as possible is strongly recommended.  If you need your household ID for online registration, please send a request with your name, address & phone number to parkrec@ci.neenah.wi.us . Please note: We are not in the office on Saturdays and Sundays, if you send your request after business end on Friday you will not receive a response until Monday. 

2023 Cost:
Daily Rate: $40.00
Weekly Rate: $180.00
Full Summer Rate: $1,728.00

2023 Summer Dates:
June 5 – August 18 (No Op Rec July 3 & 4)

Location: Washington Park Shelter, 631 W. Winneconne Ave.

Activities: Each week is filled with a variety of exciting activities such as cooperative games, dramatic play, crafts, healthy lifestyle activities, outdoor sports, movies, and special guests!

**Please Note: All participants should bring a non-perishable lunch and a beverage to Operation Recreation Junior daily. Lunches WILL NOT be refrigerated. Participants are NOT permitted to use the soda or vending machines. Snacks will be provided.

Find more information in the Parent Handbook
Operation Recreation Junior Activity Guide Info.
Register online – you will need a household id to do so, if you do not have that please send your name, address & primary phone number to parkrec@ci.neenah.wi.us.