Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC)

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Registration Info:

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​For in-person registration, please visit a Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department community center​.



2016-17 PAC Brochure

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​​Contact PAC:

Phone: 602-262-7370


​Welcome to Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC)

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department's Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) is a fun, supportive and educational place for children ages 6 to 13 to spend crucial afterschool hours. PAC is available at 38 school sites throughout the city. An experienced recreation staff leads structured and age-appropriate activities that include:

  • Homework help: On a daily basis, children will have a dedicated time to complete homework assignments with assistance from PAC staff.   

  • Educational enrichment:

    • Book Blast – Books are provided for all levels of readers to enjoy once homework is completed.

    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Twice a month, participants will engage in fun, interesting and hands-on STEM projects. 

  • Guest presenters: Enrichment presentations are given by a variety of kid-friendly partners.

  • Physical recreation: Organized games, sports and activities designed to promote health and wellness. Additionally, children are provided weekly nutrition workshops that educate about the importance of healthy eating.

  • Social recreation: Supervised free time where kids can play, socialize and develop important interaction skills.

  • Arts and creative recreation: Children will have the opportunity to expand their creative abilities through a variety of staff-guided projects.