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Recreation Worcester

Recreation Worcester

Recreation Worcester is a free, year-round, out-of-school time program for youth run by the City of Worcester. Youth participate in curriculum based learning while focusing on our three main enrichment activities: athletics, arts, and academic programming. Youth also engage with community partners that help build programming and introduce participants to a number of positive, healthy, fun, educational activities. 

Food will be provided to all youth 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.

Program Updates

News and information on Recreation Worcester from the City of Worcester Youth Opportunities Division.

School Year Program

Recreation Worcester's School Year program offers students in grades 4-6 the opportunity to engage with volunteers, on-site personnel and other community partners in enriching, recreational, academic and art programming. By enhancing these partnerships, Recreation Worcester aims to develop linkages between youth and community leaders through mentorship.

WHERE: Belmont Community School, Canterbury Street Magnet Computer-Based School, Chandler Magnet School, Nelson Place School and Rice Square School.

WHEN: The program runs October 25, 2021 through May 12, 2022. Additionally, we will be offering a free virtual program that will take place online on Wednesdays via Zoom from November 2, 2021 to May 12, 2022 (after school).

COST: Participation is free for Worcester students in grades 4-6.

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School Year Program Sites

Recreation Worcester programs will be offered at the following sites:

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