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Recreation Worcester

Recreation Worcester

Recreation Worcester is a free year-round out-of-school time program run by the City of Worcester. Students engage with program staff and community partners in enriching, athletic, artistic and academic programming. By enhancing these community partnerships through programming, Recreation Worcester aims to develop linkages between youth and community leaders through mentorship. The after school program is placed in 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. The summer program is placed in 10 parks across and serves children ages 7 to 13.

The Recreation Worcester summer program is run out of the City's Division of Youth Opportunities. The summer program The Program Coordinator oversees 3 Assistant Coordinators with specialties in curriculum development, specialty programming, data collection and evaluation. Each Recreation Worcester site will have a minimum of 5 staff assigned to implement programming in addition to two site coordinators.

Food will be provided to all youths that participate in the Recreation Worcester Program provided by the Worcester Public Schools and/or Friendly House.

Transportation will not be provided by Recreation Worcester. Parents will have the option to select whether their child walks home or is picked up.

NOTICE: Recreation Worcester's last day for the Summer Session is Thursday, August 17th.

Programs will be offered at the following sites:

Beaver Brook Park
9 Mann Street
526 Burncoat Street
East Park
180 Shrewsbury Street
Grant Square
21 Northampton Street
Greenwood Park
14 Forsberg Street
Indian Hill Park
165 Ararat Street
Lake Park
281 Lake Avenue
Logan Field
539 Mill Street
University Park
965 Main Street
Vernon Hill Park
43 Ames Street

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