Feb. 18-21: Island Rec's LEGO Camp in Friday Harbor

Island Rec is offering a LEGO Camp during Mid-Winter Break February 18-21 in Friday Harbor.  The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi. Explore engineering principles as we construct the Ewok Village on Endor, fly through space on our X-Wings, and defend the Echo Base on Hoth. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire.

An instructor from Seattle’s Play-Well TEKnologies will be here to organize this one-of-a-kind camp.

Participants ages 5-7 will partake in Jedi Engineering with Lego Materials camp that runs from 9 am to 12 noon

Participants ages 7-12 will be taking the Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO from 1 to 4 p.m. 

Both camps will be held in the Friday Harbor High School STEM Building, February 18-21, 2020.

Register by February 6 for $138. The cost is $148 for registration after Feb. 6. 

For more information or registration, call 360-378-4953, visit www.islandrec.org, or stop by our office at 580 Guard Street from  11 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.


Island Rec Resolution Run Results

Island Rec's Resolution Run 5K took place January 1, 2020 in Friday Harbor. FIfty-four hardy souls registered, the largest number so far. A few brave participants jumped into the waters for Island Rec's Salish Splash at Jackson's Beach, then warmed up by the bonfire.

Here are the results:

Pictured the first three men across the finish line and the first woman.  Contributed photos

Place Name Time


FANS Thanks Donors for $6,000 End-of-Year Donation to Island Rec

This December, FANS’ (Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec) generous donors helped the group contribute $6,000 to Island Rec, for a 2019 total of $12,000. These funds provide much needed support for Island Rec programs, parks and events, including Music on the Lawn, swimming lessons and vital scholarships to provide assistance for families, just to name a few.


Island Rec – Winter Break School’s Out Camp available

Are you looking for somewhere for your kids to be during their winter break from school? Island Rec's Winter Break Camp will provide structured, themed activities for your Kindergarteners-5th Graders in two-day sessions at Friday Harbor Elementary School.

We will operate camp in the following 2-day sessions with the following themes:


30th Annual Children’s Festival committee members needed

Plans are just beginning for the Annual San Juan Island Children’s Festival scheduled for May 2, 2020. Island Rec needs people willing to work as a team, committed to creating this fun-filled festival dedicated to celebrating children. The Children’s Festival attracts over 1,200 people and is in its 30th year as a hallmark event for San Juan Island and Island Rec.


October 11: Island Rec's Touch-a-Truck at Friday Harbor Elementary School

School’s out early on Friday, October 11, 2019, so grab your pals and come explore rigs of all shapes and sizes at Island Rec’s annual Touch-a-Truck event. From 11 am to 12:30 pm, the trucks will be at the Friday Harbor Elementary School playground. Kiwanis will be there in their K-Boose providing free hot dogs. Don’t miss out on the raffle to win a ride to school in a patrol car. For more information please visit Island Rec's website, www.islandrec.org, call (360) 378-4953, or stop by the office M-F between 11am-5pm, 580 Guard St.

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