After School Programs

After-school programs play an important role in the success of the community by creating a safe place for school-age kids and teens to learn, explore and grow. Columbus Recreation and Parks offers a variety of after-school programs to meet the diverse needs of the Columbus community.

Arts Academy

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Arts Academy allows young artists, ages 5-15, to grow through an in-depth experience in visual art, dance, music and theatre, taught by professionals.

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Afterschool Rec Club

Afterschool Rec Club is a free afterschool program aimed at students K-8th grade that provides them with a safe place to learn and engage in a wide variety of recreational activities. The popular Capital Kids program is now part of this new initiative.

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Afterschool Classes

Columbus’ community centers offer a variety of classes for youth of all ages after school. Each center provides programming unique to that community. Check out your local center to learn more about the programs offered.

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