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After School in the Park Program


Throughout the school year, the City of Rochester's After School in the Park Program provides a safe, engaging and nurturing after school environment for city youth in grades K-6. Now conveniently located at both Cobbs Hill Park and the Danforth Community Center, kids can take in an array of fun fitness and art activities, get help with homework, enjoy a free hot dinner and best of all, make lasting friendships.

Register now for top-notch after school care at an unbeatable price. Open spots are limited.

Download the registration packet 

  This school year, the program will from September 4, 2013 through June 26, 2014 on weekdays from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $55 per week; $45 per week for siblings for city youth
For just $85 per week, youth can receive all-day care through this program during the Winter and Spring school recesses from 9a.m. – 5p.m.

For non-city residents, the prices are $65 per week, $55 for siblings, and $125 for school recesses.

After School in the Park Program provides an array of elements, activities, and benefits, including:

  • School bus drop-off (Drop-off only. Must be arranged through the child's school by parents)  
  • After school hours (2 to 6:30 p.m.)
  • Fitness and Arts Activities
  • Healthy Snacks and Hot Dinners
  • Homework Help
  • Field Trips
  • Well-trained and friendly staff
  • Convenient East Side and West Side Locations

Registration and Information

Those interested should call 428-6755 to learn about availability. The registration form must be returned to mail to the City’s Bureau of Recreation offices, 400 Dewey Avenue, 14613. Registration forms can also be picked up at 400 Dewey Avenue. Note that full immunization records and deposit are required!

For more information, registration and placement availability, call 428-6755.

Other Important Information

Download the registration packet
Download an information packet
Download an important date calendar

After School in the Park is an NYS OCFS registered school-age child care program
operated by the City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Youth Services



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