Afterschool Programs

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Lakewood’s After-School Activity ZONE is a free drop-in program for school-age children, teens and preteens at city parks, Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m.

Schedules flex to accommodate school holidays and vacation periods. You can pick up a current schedule at a Lakewood park or at City Hall, or anytime online.

Get the current schedule

Trained, responsible recreation staff are on site, supervising all activities. Rules of good conduct are enforced.

Spring, summer and winter break activities too

Activity Zone continues during spring break, summer vacation and winter break too.

Dates and park locations will vary, due to the different break schedules for the school district. 

Get the vacation break schedule

Activities offered

  • Arts and crafts
  • Homework help
  • Organized indoor and outdoor games
  • Peer sharing and support
  • Sports clinics and leagues for all ages

Most programs are free and do not require pre-registration. Some specialized activities may require a minimal materials cost.  


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