After School

The After School Program provides enrichment learning including physical activity and fitness, homework assistance, STEAM-based activities in the areas of science, engineering, art, music, and much more. The program operates from school dismissal until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday when school is in session. After School serves students enrolled at Pathways, River Park, and Central Elementary Schools. The program is located at the Central Recreation Center in downtown Hillsborough. Transportation from your child's school to the Recreation Center is provided via County owned- and operated- 15 passenger vans. Snack is provided.


After School follows Orange County Schools Traditional Academic Calendar for Students. Daily schedule will include physical activity (3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.), snack (3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.), homework help or quiet self-directed activity (3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m.), theme/enrichment activity (4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.), and group games or activity centers (5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.).


Priority registration is given to returning students. For September enrollment, any open spaces will be filled first-come, first-served beginning July 15. For all subsequent months, enrolled students must confirm enrollment with payment by 5:00 p.m. on the 15th of each month (or first business day following in the event of weekend or holiday). At 5:00 p.m. any remaining spaces will be available for open enrollment online or in person with payment due at the time of enrollment. 

Registration is not confirmed and student may not begin attendance until a welcome notice is received in writing from After School staff in order to ensure transportation arrangements are secured.

Program Requirements

Enrolled participants must be potty-trained. Diapers or pull-ups are not acceptable in After School.


Program Details

  • Grades: Pre-K-5th
  • School Requirement: Pathways Elementary, River Park Elementary, and Central Elementary 
  • Fee: $99/mo
  • Instructor: Recreation Division Staff
Session: Dates: Program #:
August/September Aug. 29-Sept. 30
(no class Sept. 5 & Sept. 26)
October Oct. 3-Oct. 28 800000-2022B
November Nov. 1-Nov. 30
(no class Nov. 8, 11, 23 & 25)
December Dec. 1-Dec. 16 800000-2022D