Pocatello Parks & Recreation Activity Guide

COVID-19 Advisory

  1. Please be advised that Brooklyn's Playground will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, May 13, 2021. We regret any inconvenience this closure may cause.
The Spring/Summer 2021 Parks and Recreation Program Brochure has something for everyone. Learn more about the wide variety of programs and services the City offers to meet your recreational needs.
Pocatello Parks & Recreation Spring/Summer 2021 Activity Guide

Community Recreation Center

Information & Classes

Ross Park Aquatic Complex

Information & Events

Parks

Policies & Amenities

Golf

Leagues, & Tournaments

  • Pocatello Golf – Highland and Riverside Leagues & Tournaments (PDF)

    Leagues
    Men's League: Thursday evenings
    Women's League: Tuesdays @ Highland and Thursdays @ Riverside
    Lady 9ers: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and12 p.m.
    Couples: Wednesday evenings
    Junior League: Starts @ Highland in May and Riverside in July
    Senior League: Monday mornings
    Highland Junior League: Thursdays starting in May
    Riverside Junior League: Tuesdays starting in July

    Tournaments
    Southeast Idaho Amateur: May 22–23, 2021
    Pro Am @ Riverside: May 24, 2021
    Medical Concept 2-Man Scramble/Best Ball: June 5–6, 2021
    First Choice 54-Hole Shootout:  June 11–12, 2021
    Phil Meador 2-Man Best Ball: July 3–4, 2021
    Night Owl 2-Person Scramble: July 24–25, 2021
    Ladies Gate City: July 30–31, 2021
    Highland Amateur: August 7–8, 2021
    Pro Am @ Highland: August 30, 2021
    Labor Day Amateur: September 4, 5 and 6, 2021

Outdoor Recreation

Events & Classes

  • Pocatello Outdoor Recreation – Events & Classes (PDF)
  • More Summer Fun! (PDF)

    Running/Walking
    Portneuf Valley Fun Run/Walk Challenge Series: May 1, June 12, July 10, August 14, and September 11, 2021

    Camping
    Camp Mink Creek: June 1–3, 2021
    City of Rocks Day Trip & Overnighter: June 25–26, 2021

    Climbing/Hiking
    Adult Rock Climbing: May 11, 18, 25, 2021
    Youth Rock Climbing Lessons: 3 sessions in June, July, and August, 2021
    Intermediate Rock Climbing: July 12–14, 2021
    Intro to Inflatable Kayaking: July 13, 20, & 27, 2021
    Beginning Backpacking: July 30–August 1, 2021
    Climb Mt. Borah: August 21–22, 2021
    Advanced Backpacking: August 26–30, 2021

    Floating
    Float the Portneuf River: June 9, 16, 23, 30; July 14, 21, 2021
    River Safety Basics: June 24, 2021
    Scenic Float Trip: September 4, 2021

    Programs/Challenges
    Stand-Up Paddle Board Fitness: Fridays, June–August, 2021
    Tween & Teen Summer Program: July and August, 2021
    GPS Skills: July 31, 2021
    Treasure Clues: August 7, 2021
    Thor, Jr.: September 24, 2021
    Thor: September 25, 2021

Team Sports

Spring/Summer/Fall

  • Pocatello Team Sports – Spring/Summer/Fall (PDF)

    Basketball
    Utah Jazz Youth Basketball Program: Registration, September 1–24, 2021
    Youth Basketball – "D" League: Boys' Registration, September 1 – October 8, 2021; Girls' Registration, December 6, 2021 – January 7, 2022

    Football
    Youth Flag Football: Registration, July 12 – August 6, 2021
    Adult Flag Football: Registration, July 19 – August 18, 2021

    Softball
    Summer Adult Softball: Registration, March 8 – April 7, 2021
    Fall Adult Softball: Registration, July 19 – August11, 2021

    Volleyball
    Adult Women's Volleyball: July 19 – August 8, 2021

    Special Events
    Future Hoopers: Registration, March 8, 2021
    Pitch Hit & Run: Registration by April 30, 2021

Zoo Idaho

Information & Events

  • Zoo Idaho – Information & Events (PDF)

    Annual Events
    Earth Day Clean-Up: Saturday, April 24, 2021
    Mother's Day at the Zoo: Sunday, May 9, 2021
    Endangered Species Day: Friday, May 21, 2021
    Free Day at the Zoo:  Saturday, June 5, 2021
    Father's Day at the Zoo: Sunday, June 20, 2021
    Enrichment Day: Saturday, June 19, 2021
    Grandparent's Day at the Zoo:  Sunday, September 12, 2021

    Monthly Events
    Science Night Trivia: Second Wednesday of every month
    Zoo Art: Third Tuesday of every month
    Nature Arts & Crafts: Fourth Saturday of every month

    Programs
    Science Talks: Thursdays in March 2021
    Climate Science Series: Thursdays in April 2021
    Raptor Zone: Saturdays in May 2021
    Day Classes: Wednesdays in June and August 2021
    Zoo-4-Tots: Fridays in June and August 2021
    Summer Camps: July 12–15, 19–22, and 26–28
    Birthday Bearnanza: Weekends