After School Programs

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department offers after school programs for the community that foster youth development in a safe and caring environment. The four core components include a healthy snack, active play, enrichment and homework help. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 2:45-6:00pm, except on City of Austin or school holidays. 

Online Registation

Forms and Documents

Important Announcement

Our top priority remains the safety, health and well-being of all participants, staff and the Austin Community. Please continue to remain vigilant and take all necessary steps to ensure you and your family remain healthy and are reducing the risk of illness across the Parks and Recreation Department and at home.  We are grateful for your participation in our programs and services. If you have questions regarding the information in this letter, please contact us. For more information on the symptoms of COVID-19 and resources to keep you safe, please visit COVID-19 in Austin | or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC.

To view our current modified guidelines and procedures visit the Forms and Documents page. 

North Austin 

Staff reading to children

Gus Garcia Recreation Center Graham Elementary and Harmony Elementary
Hancock Recreation Center Lee Elementary and Maplewood Elementary
Northwest Recreation Center Gullett Elementary, Brentwood Elementary, and Lamar Middle School
Turner Roberts Recreation Center Barbara Jordan Elementary, Oak Meadows Elementary and Volma Overton Elementary 
Virginia L. Brown Recreation Center Pickle Elementary 

Central Austin 

Students learning Computer Programming

Givens Recreation Center Ortega Elementary, Sims/Norman Elementary, Oak Springs Elementary, and Blakshear Elementary
Rodolfo "Rudy" Mendez Recreation Center Sanchez Elementary and UT Elementary
Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/Pan Am Recreation Center UT Elementary and Zavala Elementary
Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center Blackshear Elementary, Govalle Elementary and UT Elementary
Delores Duffie Recreation Center Blackshear Elementary and Maplewood Elementary 

South Austin

Two girls with thumbs up

Dittmar Recreation Center Casey Elementary, Cowan Elementary, Kocurek Elementary, and Williams Elementary
Dougherty Arts Center Zilker Elementary and Becker Elementary
George Morales Dove Springs Recreation Center Palm Elementary, Perez Elementary, and Widen Elementary
Montopolis Recreation Center Allison Elementary, Baty Elementary, and IDEA Montopolis
South Austin Recreation Center Galindo Elementary and Zilker Elementary