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​​Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC)​

Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) will resume and be available citywide during the 2021-22 school year. 

Registration opens: ​July 21, 2021 at noon

Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis and a waitlist will be available.​​​


Contact the PAC team at 602-262-7370 or pac@phoenix.gov​​​




2021-22 Registration:

Register for the 2021-22 School Year Registration How-To

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




2021-22 Program Information:

2018-19 Program Brochure ​​​​​​​


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The Phoenix Parks and Recreation ​Department's Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) is a fun, supportive and educational place for youth ages 6 to 13 to spend critical afterschool hours.

PAC is offered at school sites citywide. 

Experienced recreation staff lead structured activities and supervised free-play.​




Additional Parent Resources:

PAC Program Guidelines



​​Contact the PAC team:

Phone: 602-262-7370
E-mail: pac@phoenix.gov​​​​​

Homework Help

On a daily basis, youth 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 finished.

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 Fitness

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

Socialize

Supervised free time where youth can play, socialize and develop important interaction skills.

Arts and Creativity

Youth will have the opportunity to expand their creative abilities through a variety projects.