Winter Guide Registration begins Dec. 7 for city of Milwaukee residents

December 2, 2021

Milwaukee Recreation provides fun and affordable activities for all ages and abilities. This winter, join us for a variety of programs at locations throughout the city! Visit to view the full Winter 2021-22 Recreation Guide.

Participants are encouraged to register for our wide range of programs, including aquatics, cooking, fitness, outdoor education, music, driver education, martial arts, sports leagues and activities, and much more!

Here is everything you need to know for winter registration.

Important dates Registration Dates for Winter Programs in the Recreation Guide:

• City of Milwaukee Residents: Registration for programs in the Winter 2021-22 Recreation Guide begins Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m.

• Non-residents: Registration for programs in the Winter 2021-22 Recreation Guide begins Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.

Registration dates for driver education: MPS Drive

• Registration opens on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. for all MPS students.

Community-based driver education

• Registration opens on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. for city of Milwaukee residents.

• Registration opens on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. for non-residents.

• Visti to register online when your registration period opens in December.

New classes

Milwaukee Recreation continues to offer new classes each season to better serve the community and our participants. See below for a list of several new classes, and review the full guide to see all programs:

• Youth Enrichment
• Music Technology and Production
• Adaptive Drum Line
• Prehistoric Exploration
• Gooey Concoctions
• Adult Enrichment
• Be Active Wisconsin
• Total Wellness
• Korean Cooking Series
• Hip Hop Cardio

Winter Wonder Woods

Celebrate winter in style with Milwaukee Recreation’s Winter Wonder Woods! Join us to safely experience seasonal serenity in the city while creating lasting memories and new traditions.

See Hawthorn Glen in a new light as you stroll through our trails that are twinkling with holiday cheer. More than 25,000 lights will illuminate the beauty of the Glen, winding you through the woods and past displays. Winter Wonder Woods will feature a selfie station, hiking Santa, educational facts along the trail, and more!

Visit to learn more and register! Registration is currently OPEN for this event.

Daddy/Daughter Dance

Stay tuned for information about the 2022 Daddy/ Daughter Dance. We hope to bring back the annual Daddy/Daughter Dance this winter.

Please look for updates on our website and social media platforms. We hope to share more information very soon!

Inclusion Services Policy

Milwaukee Recreation is committed to creating and promoting inclusion within all facilities and programs that the department manages. Through the Inclusion Services Policy and supporting practices, we aim to ensure that everyone has access to the benefits of quality parks and recreation.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed for a participant to fully enjoy a recreation class, submit an ADA Accommodation Request by clicking this link: ADA Accommodation Request / Inclusion Complaint Form. If registering in person, please indicate that an accommodation is needed to the Recreation team member processing your registration.

Once your request is received, you will be contacted by a member of the Recreation team to discuss the specific accommodation needs prior to the start of the class.

Milwaukee Recreation needs two weeks to process accommodation requests.