After School Program
Fort Worth’s community centers place a high value on providing structured youth programs to keep students focused, active and engaged with their peers.
Centers offer after school programming five days a week that provides recreational, cultural and educational activities for kids between the ages of 5 and 13. The programs value education as a top priority, with center staff assisting with homework completion and tracking student grades, citizenship and STAAR results throughout the school year. In addition, students have access to computer labs and learning centers to supplement their education.
Fitness and activity are also fundamental aspects of the after school programs, as participants are encouraged to participate in a variety of sports, games and artistic pursuits in order to develop teamwork, improve social skills and build self-esteem. Nutritious snacks are provided to students every afternoon, and outside guest speakers often stop by to talk with students about ways to handle difficult situations, or discuss other opportunities and life skills.
Learn more about the specific dates, pricing and transportation offerings at your local community center by contacting the center directly.
Fort Worth community centers partner with Fort Worth SPARC to provide more accessible, measurable and innovative out-of-school-time programs.
School Break Camps
School may be out, but the learning and fun doesn’t have to stop! Camps are usually held at centers when FWISD takes the day off, and are a good way for your child to have positive experiences on the days when they are not in school. Be sure to sign up early, because camps fill up fast.
Camp hours are from 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m., and campers will need to bring a sack lunch. Camps are available at all 21 City of Fort Worth community centers. Contact your nearest center for more information, including prices and specific dates.
This program adheres to the Fort Worth Park & Recreation Department's Standards of Care.
Stop Six Juneteenth : 5 p.m. June 21, 2019; MLK Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.
Karate Tournament at North Tri-Ethnic Community Center: 9 a.m. June 22, 2019; North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.
Fourth of July Parade at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 10 a.m. July 2, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.
Independence Day Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. July 3, 2019; Eugene McCray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger.
July Fourth Celebration at Chisholm Trail Community Center: 1 p.m. July 3, 2019; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 McPherson Blvd.
Fourth of July Cookout at Victory Forest Community Center: 6 p.m. July 3, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill.
Lock In at Highland Hills Community Center: 8 p.m. July 12, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..
Toddler's Day Out at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. July 17, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox .
Christmas in July at Highland Hills Community Center: 10 a.m. July 20, 2019; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..
Movie in the Park at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. July 23, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.
Lock In at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.
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