Before & After School Programs

Keep your child safe with a quality after school program that will enrich and enhance their school age years. The Recreation and Parks Department offers seven after school programs located throughout the City. Each of the seven locations for the program includes:

  • Qualified staffWacky Tacky Kids day
  • Ratio of 1:16
  • Group activities
  • Homework time
  • Snack time
  • Arts & crafts

Registration dates for the 2021/2022 School Year:

  • City Residents - June 28
  • Non-Residents - July 6

Program Locations

Before School Program is located at:  Carolina Forest Elementary School (Grades K-5)  Cost: $30R/$60NR Monthly

After School Programs are located at:

  • Carolina Forest Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Jacksonville Commons Elementary (Grades K - 2)
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center (Grades 3 - 5)
  • Northwoods Recreation Center (Grades K - 5 for Northwoods & Clyde Erwin Elementary Schools)
  • Parkwood Elementary School (Grades K - 5)
  • Bell Fork Elementary (Grades K - 5)
  • Jacksonville Commons Middle School 
    • Program is held at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center

After School Program Cost

Cost Per Child Per Month
Cost Per Child
Per Month
City Residents$75


To register, please Register Here .  If you have more than two children, each additional child after the second is half price. Annual registration for this program begins in July before the school year begins.

For additional information or questions regarding registration, please contact the administrative office at 910 938-5312.