Neighborhood Youth Recreation

Thank you for your interest in the Neighborhood Youth Recreation Program. NYRP is a Department of Recreation Services and Syracuse University-sponsored program, providing free recreational opportunities for youth ages 5-13 from the City of Syracuse community. NYRP is designed to give community youth, ages 5-13, regardless of their economic situation, the opportunity to participate in safe, structured recreational activities. Instruction is available in Basketball, Swimming, Yoga, Salsa Dancing, Tutoring and (some activities are designed for parents and kids to participate together). Sessions are held on Saturdays throughout the school year, from 9:00am to 11:30am. 

Parents/guardians must attend the Open Registration session in order to register.  A calendar with class times and dates will be handed out at the registration session.

Spring 2018 Registration Form

9:00am - 11:30am
Women's Building Lobby

Spring 2018 Class Dates:
Session 1: January 27
Session 2:
February 3
Session 3:
February 10
Session 4:
February 17
Session 5:
February 24
Session 6:
March 3
Session 7:
March 24 - Program will be in Flanagan Gym; No swimming this day
Session 8:
March 31
Session 9:
April 7 - Program will be in Flanagan Gym; No swimming this day
Session 10:
April 14


Open registration is from 9:00am - 11:30am during class dates / program hours in the Women's Building lobby.
Parents / guardians must attend the open registration session in order to register. A calendar with class times and dates will be handed out at the registration session.


So, what would my child do during the NYRP?
To answer that question, lets take a look at what a typical day at the NYRP looks like: 

Participants can choose from a variety of activities, including:

- Basketball fundamentals

- Open Swimming

- Yoga, and Salsa Merengue (for kids and parents together)