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For the Kids

The city of Burlington offers a variety of youth programs through the Burlington recreation and parks department.

From fishing, drama, tennis and art camps to a children’s garden at the Forest Hills Community Center, there are opportunities for children throughout the school year and the summer months. Thataways Youth Center, located in the Burlington City Park, also provides year-round opportunities for family fun with family movie nights and a Teen to Teen Theatre Program. The Alamance County YMCA also offers programs for kids, adults and families.

The Children's Museum of Alamance County, set to open in 2012, will provide opportunities for children to play and create in a hands-on environment. The Greensboro Children's Museum provides similar activities and programs, including an edible schoolyard.

There are opportunities to participate in numerous athletic teams within Alamance and the surrounding counties. Follow the links below to head to the local sports and recreational websites.

In addition, many locations offer art, dance, martial arts and more.