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youth programs

We are proud to offer a variety of programming, events and opportunities for our youngest WVU community members. Check out all of our youth programming options below.

Campus Recreation offers a variety of programs and events for our younger members. Explore youth rock climbing, swim lessons or host a birthday party at our facility! Mountaineer Kidzone, located inside the Student Recreation Center, offers fun and engaging childcare for members of Campus Recreation with children. 

MKZ Virtual Zoom Events

While the Mountaineer Kidzone (MKZ) facility is closed, we will be offering a series of virtual Zoom events. More details for programs are available on their individual pages. See what is available below.  

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Mountaineer Kidzone

Mountaineer Kidzone

Mountaineer KidZone (MKZ) is a flex-care center for children located in the Student Recreation Center. Staff provide safe and developmentally appropriate activities for children aged six weeks through eight years of age. 

Mountaineer Kidzone
kids playing in the pool

Swim Lessons

The aquatics department offers a variety of both private lessons and group parent-child Water Readiness classes each semester for several age groups.

 Take Swim Lessons 
child climbing at climbing wall

Kids Climbing Club

Do you have a child interested in climbing? Campus Recreation’s Kids Climbing Club is a great way for children to learn about rock climbing. 

 Kids Climbing Club Information 

Birthday Parties and Group Events

The Rec Center is the ultimate place to host a fun, safe and memorable party or event! Click here to learn more about our rental offerings.

Read About Parties & Events
Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp will be back this summer in-person with Campus Recreations Camp Counselors. Each week will be filled with fun themed activities for kids of all ages to enjoy. Registration is open now!

Summer Camp Information
Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out

Campus Recreation is excited to provide an evening out for parents/guardians and a memorable night for your children! Kids Night Out offers a positive and affordable alternative to having a babysitter for the night.

Kids Night Out

Virtual Summer Camp

Each week followed a unique theme with activities and crafts. You can check out the amazing activities created by our staff on the Summer Camp page.