After School Programs

Aug 14, 2013


Check out Alameda Recreation and Park Department’s After School Programs:



Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP)

  • Supervised recreation program for boys and girls enrolled in 1st through 5th Grades
  • Kindergartners at Paden and Maya Lin only
  • Meets every day of school at dismissal time – including modified or early dismissal school days
  • Activities include daily choice of games, arts & crafts, cooking, sports, etc
  • Daily snack will be provided
  • All children must be picked up or checked out by 5:30 p.m.


Parks & Playgrounds

  • Free drop-in program open to youth kindergarten through 5th grades
  • Monday-Friday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the following sites:  Bayport, Franklin, Lincoln, Longfellow, Tillman and Washington Parks
  • Activities include but are not limited to: arts & crafts, cooking, drama, games, nature, and special events – see your Recreation Leader for a monthly activity calendar
  • This is not a childcare service; children can come and go as they please.  


Club Underground

  • After school transportation program 6th to 8th grade students (6th-8th grades) for the following middle schools:  Academy of Alameda, ACLC, Bay Farm School, Lincoln, Junior Jets, NEA, and Wood
  • Participants are transported in ARPD vehicles to The Underground (Veteran’s Memorial Building, 2203 Central Avenue, Room 170)
  • Participants must be registered before allowed to ride in the ARPD vehicles.


The Underground Teen Center

  • Open Monday through Friday, 3:00-5:30 p.m. (hours are altered on Wednesdays), for all 6th-12th graders in Alameda
  • The Teen Center has computers, big screen TV, pool table, video games, ping pong, board games, music, snack bar, and adult supervision.
  • Participants need to register at the ARPD office and must sign-in/out on a daily basis.  


Registrations and payments are taken Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Alameda Recreation and Park Department, 2226 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda.