Vancouver Parks and Recreation provides a variety of free and low-cost community events, recreational sports leagues, and programs for people of all ages and abilities.
We're is open to sponsorships, donations, or in-kind giving to support programs and events. Your contribution helps to keep programs affordable and accessible to the community.
Vancouver Parks and Recreation offers recreational leagues for ages 3 1/2 - 14 years old in a fun, noncompetitive environment. League offerings include soccer, basketball, flag football, baseball and volleyball. Your sponsorship benefits the leagues by keeping registration fees affordable, provides team uniforms and helps offset the cost of equipment. Click here to sponsor a team today!
Access to Recreation and Inclusion programs are available year round and enable people with disabilities to participate in recreation activities and to establish ongoing friendships through discovering common interests. To make a donation to this program contact Dave Perlick at 360-487-8314.
Esther Short Park Brick Program
Provide a legacy for the future and have your name or that of someone you wish to honor engraved in a brick in Esther Short Park. These bricks are located around the bell tower in Propstra Square and are an excellent way to commemorate a loved one or friend. Proceeds from the sale of bricks benefit the Parks Foundation of Clark County and the maintenance of flowers and plants growing in the park. Click here to place an order.
The Vancouver Parks and Recreation scholarship program has made the benefits of recreation accessible to thousands of kids, teens, and people with disabilities who would not otherwise have the means to participate in recreation activities. Click here to donate today or contact Dave Perlick at 360-487-8314.
Sensory Camp provides a safe, structured, and engaging environment strategically designed for children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) which is part of, but not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This is the only program in Clark County providing this recreational program to children with SPD. Given the intensive services needed by campers with SPD, the camp provides a tailored environment and a ratio of well-trained staff to camper at approximately one-to-two. To make a donation to this program contact Dave Perlick at 360-487-8314.
The Summer Playground Program is a free seven week program for children ages 6 – 11. The program provides a safe, supervised and positive refuge that is critical to many families during the summer break. Each day provides a combination of games, crafts, and physical activities, along with a free nutritious lunch as part of the program’s participation in the USDA summer meals program in association with Share. To make a donation to this program contact Dave Perlick at 360-487-8314.
The Teen Late Night program fills a void in our community by offering healthy and free activities for middle and high school age youth in a safe, supervised, drug-free environment. Teen Late Night runs annually October through June from 8 to 11 p.m. each Friday night at Firstenburg Community Center and Marshall Community Center. To make a donation to this program contact Brandon Artz at 360-487-7082.
The mission of VTCF is to raise community awareness of the Vancouver Tennis Center, assist in developing a secure financial base, support program enhancements and lesson subsidies, and support building and capital improvements through fundraising activities and financial contributions.