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10th Annual Skate Around the Tree
Come join us for our 10th Annual Skate around the Christmas Tree and experience the transformation of Spirit Hall Ice Arena into a winter wonderland. Rumor has it that Santa is coming to see what all the excitement is about and most importantly, let his reindeer rest before the busy night! Bring a canned food item for the Council of Community Services and receive a free skate rental.
Sponsored by the Home Depot, Cam-Plex and Campbell County Parks and Recreation.
Day: December 24 and 25
Address: 4101 Maverick Drive (Cam-Plex Spirit Hall)
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
- $5 (12 & under)
- $6 (13 & older)
- $4 skate rental
Kick-off To Summer Party
Come celebrate the start of summer with a day of fun at the Water Park. .
Day: May 24
Fee: Drop In Fee or have a membership
Time: 1 - 4:45 p.m.
Family Fun Night
Bring your own flotation devices, toys and water guns for a night of fun at the Waterpark. The pool staff will have fun games, cool prizes and snacks for everyone. Recreation Center will not allow water wings for this event. This event will take place in the leisure pool only. Limited to 120 participants.
Day: June 29
Fee: $5 per person
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
End Of Summer Picnic
It is the end of summer and school is starting, come party with us!
Day: August 16
Fee: Daily Drop In fee or have a membership
Time: 1 - 4:45 p.m.
Family Fun Night
Join us as we kick off the school year with fun for the whole family with food, games, fitness classes, door prizes, swimming and more.
Fee: $5 per person (memberships and passes cannot be used for this event)
Free Fitness Night
Come preview one, or all, of the fitness classes offered this fall for free. There will be plenty of fun getting to know the instructors, great workouts and lots of giveaways.
Preschool Halloween Party
Celebrate Halloween at the Wright Recreation Center. The annual Preschool Halloween Party will be packed with lots of fun, games, treats and prizes for the little ones. Have the kids dress up in their favorite costume and come join the party.
Teenage Dodgeball & Pizza Night
Calling all Wright Jr/Sr High students, this night is just for you. Come join your friends for dodge ball games and pizza. Teams of 6 and individuals (who will be placed on a team before games start) are welcome to sign up early. Family and friends are encouraged to watch the fun.
Fee: $4 (Memberships and passes cannot be used for this event)
Join your friends in the annual free Turkey Shoot sponsored by Don's Supermarket. There are 6 different age divisions (for both male and female) and the best of 10 free throws wins. Each group winner gets a Thanksgiving turkey.
Please bring two non-perishable canned goods to be donated to the Wright Community Food Pantry.
Fee: 2 non-perishable food items
Bring your family and friends for a fun filled night of laser tag in the Wright Recreation Center gymnasium. All ages are welcome to play.
Fee: $5 (Memberships and passes cannot be used for this event)
Holiday Hike to Santa
This free family hike will begin at the Wright Recreation Center. Families will be guided through the hike to the Wright Community Center where a visit with Santa and a fun Christmas project awaits.
Dress for inclement weather.
Youth Ice Skating
Bundle up with your friends for a morning of ice skating at Spirit Hall Ice Arena in Gillette. The fee includes transportation, skating fee and skate rental. No food or drink is allowed in the arena, although a concession stand is available. Bring money for snacks or a sack lunch that can be eaten outside the arena. You must be preregistered and prepaid by December 21 and there must be a minimum of 2 people registered.
Sign up early because there is a limit of 8 spaces. Skaters will be departing from the Wright Recreation Center at 9 a.m. and returning to Wright at approximately 2 p.m. For ages 8 and older.
Day: Thursday, December 27
Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
BOGO Free Summer Splash
Come and enjoy the first afternoon of your summer vacation in the pool with a buy one get one free drop in special. There is no better time to see how much fun you can have in the pool this summer.
Fee: General Admission (BOGO applies to equal or lesser value drop ins only)
Wright Days 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Sign up for a 3 on 3 basketball tournament held at the Wright Recreation Center gymnasium. Games will be played half court and consist of two, five-minute halves with a two-minute half time between. Teams must be made of of 3 - 4 players which can be male, female or a combination of both. Bracket play will be determined by the number of teams and their ages. Teams must be registered and ready to go at 11 a.m.
Wright Days Cardboard Boat Races
The Wright Recreation Center will be sponsoring the cardboard boat races in the pool during Wright Days. Make your boat out of cardboard and duct tape only. Regular oars are allowed and all team members must be in the boat while racing. Start forming your team of three and constructing your boat for this afternoon of Wright Days fun. Sign up at the Wright Recreation Center by 10 a.m. on June 22. The winners and their boat will be featured in the Wright Recreation Center's float during the parade on Saturday.