Youth Programs and Events

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The Recreation Department offers several programs and events designed specifically for youth with a focus on having fun in a safe and supervised environment.

Come join the fun of our great youth programs and events!


The Recreation Department has an extensive portfolio of programs, activities and events organized into the following categories:



Wheatland Recreation publishes a quarterly brochure that describes the current recreation offerings. See Recreation Department FAQs for answers to common inquiries, for all other questions contact the Recreation Coordinator.


Summer "Fun" Day Camp


This program is a six week youth program located at Johnson Park in Scottsville with fun day camp programming during the summer (June 24 – August 2) for children ages 4 through 13 (4 year old children must be kindergarten eligible - 5 years old by December 1, 2019 AND have completed a pre-kindergarten program). The Summer Camp Program runs Monday through Friday of each week (except for the 4th of July holiday week). 


Programming includes outdoor playtime, indoor activities, arts & crafts, theme days, special events and field trips (additional fee required). One of the most popular field trips is a day at Seabreeze Amusement Park, where parents and other family members are welcome to join in the fun. 

“Before Care” and “After Care” Programs are offered along with the Summer Camp Program. This Program is fully certified through the Monroe County Health Department. A Summer "Fun" Day Camp registration packet must be completed in its entirety for each camper.


Program Location

Johnson Park in Scottsville NY

Summer "Fun" Day Camp - Before and After Care


This youth program is run in conjunction with the Summer "Fun" Day Camp program. This program provides care and supervision for children who need to be dropped off before the start or picked up after the end of the Summer "Fun" Day Camp.


Program Location

Johnson Park in Scottsville NY

Open Swim


This program provides children with the chance to enjoy the swimming pool during holidays or other school breaks. Certified lifeguard supervision is provided. Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied in the pool by an adult.


Program Location

Swimming Pool at the Wheatland-Chili High School

Candy Bar Bingo


Winter school recess program. Lunch and candy bar bingo for students with Wheatland Seniors. Lunch is followed by 1.5 hours of bingo where game winners receive a candy bar.


Program Location

Wheatland Municipal Building in Scottsville NY

School Recess Fun Days


A really fun time for the kids while school is on recess. Enjoy playing games, making crafts and meeting new friends. Program is held in the Johnson Park heated pavilion. Dress appropriately for some outdoor fun as well.

Program Location

Johnson Park Pavilion

Visit Santa at the Parade of Lights


Huge Holiday-Time Event! Bring your entire family out to Main Street in Scottsville for the annual parade of lights. There are a host of festive events put on by local businesses and various others organizations. Be sure to bring the children as the Wheatland Recreation Department works with Santa Claus on this event, helping Santa pass out gifts to all of the children. This event is held the first Friday in December.


Program Location

Main Street in Scottsville NY



Take a step back in time and enjoy a true rollerskating event provided Be-Mar Rollerskating. Be-Mar provides the skates and offers instructions and games while playing popular music. Skates have four wheels similar to roller derby players. Parents are welcome to join the fun, a waiver required for 18 years and older. Personal skates are not allowed.


Program Location

Gymnasium at the Wheatland-Chili High School

Easter Party


An Easter holiday celebration for the youth of our community. Come on out and play games, make crafts, and enjoy an Easter Egg hunt. Open to Town of Wheatland youth up to age 8.


Program Location

Scottsville Firehouse Pavilion in Scottsville NY

Sweetheart Dance


Come join us for a truly enchanting evening. This is an annual family event held around Valentines Day for TJ Connor School students and their families. Get dressed up with your Mom, Dad, brothers or sisters for a semi-formal dance with a DJ, Karaoke and always a special dessert. Students must be accompanied by an adult.


Program Location
TJ Connor School Cafetorium

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