Rochester Summer Parks Program

  Rochester's Summer Parks Program is designed to bring together the children and young adults in the community in a structured environment other than school.  The program consists of children, staff and the community.  Any child who has completed kindergarten thru age 12 may attend.  The staff is a combination of professionals and young adults.  In addition, many community businesses donate money and prove many services for our program  

General Info

Cost: $60 per child.  The program will be limited to the first 100 children paid.


Length of Program

3 weeks



children that have completed kindergarten thru age 12.


General Location of Program

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday at the Rochester City Park; staff arrives at 8:00 a.m.



Athletic games, such as kickball, wiffleball, basketball; nature hikes; swimming at the city pool; bowling at Country Lanes; craft making; watching a movie at the theatre; other various activities.



In case of weather cancellations, please listen to WROI 92.1 FM for cancellations.



Transportation is left up the guardians of the child; however, a bus will make pickup stops at the following locations and times.  Drop off times occur in reverse order starting at 12:00 p.m. (Time subject to change by a few minutes.


Other Information

We expect the same behavior from the children attending the Parks Program as they would demonstrate at home or at school.  Foul language, fighting, and being disrespectful will not be tolerated.  For the first offense, a warning will be given to the child.  If the behavior continues, parents will be called.  After parents are called and the behavior continues, time away from the program will occur.

  Links of Interest

City of Rochester     320 Main Street     Rochester, IN 46975     Phone: (574) 223-2510     Fax: (574) 223-6509