Afterschool Programs & Fundays


(336) 222-5072
(336) 229-3150 
(336) 222-5030


  1. Afterschool Program
  2. FunDays
  3. Snow Days Fundays

2016-2017 Afterschool Programs


2017-2018 Afterschool Program registration will begin July 5th, 2017. Information coming soon!

The Burlington Recreation and Parks Department and the Alamance-Burlington School System offer Afterschool Programs at the following locations:

Programs are held at theses school sites:

• Andrews Elementary
• Grove Park Elementary
• Hillcrest Elementary
• Newlin Elementary

Pick up & drop off programs available at:

• Thataways Youth Center for students of Smith Elementary (limited space) & River Mill Academy (full with waiting list)

Children are provided a healthy snack, homework assistance, and organized games in a safe, fun, recreational environment to keep children active and engaged in physical activities [enhancing their daily routine]. There will be special activities throughout the school year with field trips, special guests offering fun projects and treats, and children are also able to experience free tennis lessons through a grant provided by NC CAP and the USTA. Full Time, Part Time, and Drop In options are available! To lock in a spot for your child at an Afterschool Program, just complete a registration form and make your payment for the first month at the Burlington Recreation & Parks! Sites are tentative based on enrollment.

To Register:

Afterschool registration begins August 1, 2016 at the Burlington Recreation & Parks Main Office (1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215).

The first day of the Afterschool Program will be Monday, August 29th for ABSS. The first payment (September) will need to be received by the first day of school to complete registration and attend for Full Time and Part Time participants of ABSS. There is no August/June payment for Full Time and Part Time participants of ABSS once September/May are paid in full.

River Mill’s first payment (August) will need to be received before the first day of school Wednesday, August 10th to complete registration & attend.

There is no registration fee. Space is limited. For more information call (336) 222-5072 or (336) 229-3150.


Afterschool Full & Part Time Fees are due “BEFORE” the 1st of every month and must be kept current. If payments are not received before the 1st of every month, your child will not be able to attend the program until it is paid.

Payments will not be accepted at the Afterschool sites, however you can bring them to the Main Office (1333 Overbrook Road), drop them in the drop box, pay over the phone with your debit or credit card (Visa or MasterCard), or mail them to the following address:

Burlington Recreation & Parks, ATTN: Youth Programs,
P.O. Box 1358, Burlington, NC 27216

Make sure to include your child's name, program site, & month on your check or money order.
*BRPD is not responsible for any items brought from home. Participants are responsible for their belongings brought to BRPD youth programs. Electronics are not allowed to be brought to Afterschool or Fundays, including hand held games, iPods, tablets, & cell phones.