Kids Activities

The following is a list of regularly-occurring activities for children, youths and teens at DC Ranch. See the community Calendar for dates, times and locations of upcoming programs.

Storytime at DC Ranch
Ignite your child’s imagination and inspire a lifelong love of reading. Join your neighbors every Thursday morning. Your child will visit new places and meet new characters within the colorful pages of children’s books read aloud by Community Council staff or special guests. Each storytime features a theme and related activities. Recommended for children ages birth to 5 years; all children welcome.

TGIF Fun Nights for Kids
Little Wranglers
: Children in the community ages 4-7 can meet new friends and build relationships with neighbors in their own age group in a fun and safe atmosphere.

Tween Nights: A safe and entertaining outlet for children in the community ages 8-12. Participants enjoy themed activities, contests, and games. Dinner included.

Dive-In Movies
Wipe out high temperatures in June at in the Desert Camp pool while enjoying a free movie on a full-sized outdoor screen. Wear swim suits and bring picnics, blankets, towels and summer spirit. Cool treats and movie munchies provided.

Workshops for Youth and Families
The DC Ranch Community Council is a proud sponsor of Workshops for Youth & Families, a Scottsdale-based organization whose mission is to foster personal leadership and resiliency through programs that inspire positive growth and change. Led by co-founder and Program Director Frances Mills-Yerger, Ph.D., programs offers a hands-on, personal approach to learning life skills. Visit for upcoming schedule of workshops.

AquaSafe's Recreational Swim Team at DC Ranch
For the past several years, Aqua Safe’s swim team has been honored to be a part of the Desert Swim League whose goal it is to provide recreational level swimmers a venue to develop their love for the sport of swimming. With 10 teams, the DSL has been in the Valley over 30 years. The Swim Team participates in 10 meets between May and July; more information is available on the DC Ranch calendar.