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After-School Activity Zone opens August 27 at Lakewood parks

After-School Activity Zone opens August 27 at Lakewood parks

Lakewood’s After-School Activity Zone is a free drop-in program for school-age children and preteens. City parks offer the supervised after-school activities Monday to Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning Monday, August 27.

Kids are provided with playground games, arts and crafts, and homework help. Parents can be assured that their children are properly supervised in a safe and creative environment. Each Lakewood park has its own schedule of programs and activities.

Program schedules are available online at www.lakewoodcity.org/afterschool and can be picked up at Lakewood City Hall, all parks and city libraries.

Hours of supervision at all city parks are:
• Monday to Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Sundays and holidays: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Parks are open additional hours for scheduled programs and permits. Call your local park for more information regarding supervision hours and the Activity ZONE program. Park phone numbers are at www.lakewoodcity.org/recreation.

Teens have the option of using the Lakewood Youth Center at Del Valle Park or the Teen Resource Center at Bloomfield Park as their afternoon hangout. Both centers have computers, filtered Internet access for homework, game tables and video game systems. 

For more information, call City Hall at 562-866-9771, extension 2408.