In search of after-school care? Here is a list of after-school activities available locally.
For more enrichment opportunities, check out our directory of local programs for kids.
Various Locations, 405-297-7777
The YMCA is the Metro’s largest provider of school-age childcare. Visit their website for a lengthy list of schools served. Ages 6-12.
Three locations in the Metro:
- 1520 SW 119th, Oklahoma City OK 73170, 405-793-6000
- 15000 N. Western Ave, Edmond OK 73013, 405-285-6787
- 6101 NW 139th Street, Oklahoma City OK 73142, 405-721-2200
Their Explorers Club program offers homework support, physical activities and healthy snacks as well as creative activities. Ages 5-12.
Six locations in the metro, (866) 521-KIDS (5437)
A Young Achiever’s Club offers students daily experiences in math, science, language, and art as well as outdoor time to run and play. Students have the freedom to make choices about the activities. Ages 5-12.
First Presbyterian Church, 1001 NW 25th, 405-525-0018
SPARK’s mission is to provide neighborhood children a safe, loving atmosphere with opportunities for enrichment in reading and the arts. Kids are offered healthy snacks, homework help and tutoring, the chance to work with artists through the OKC Arts Council, group games, and free play. K-8th grade.
Various locations, 405-236-2069
On-site care at multiple school locations offering homework help, story time, art, science and math activities, as well as physical activities, both indoor and outdoor. Pre-K-6th grade.
14400 N. Pennsylvania Ave., 877-797-1417
The after-school program offers homework assistance, team-building activities and educational enrichment opportunities. Ages 5-12.
In a safe environment, your child will be presented with opportunities for fun, socializing and learning. They’ll do homework, get some exercise, create projects, and participate in group activities and more. Ages 5-12.
The Boys and Girls Club After-School Program offers Power Hour homework time, tutoring, snacks, basketball, soccer, cheer, dance, karate, flag football, ballet, baseball, guitar, an art studio computer lab, library, Keystone teen program and Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts. Ages 6-18 (must be enrolled in school).
Most centers offer a homework center to complete individual assignments and projects from school. Ages 5-12.
3900 N. Martin Luther King Ave., 405-424-5243
The Urban League provides daily after-school academic enrichment activities and homework assistance to students in pre-K through 6th grade.
The PAL program provides mentoring to students in South Oklahoma City.
Open to anyone who has access to the base, the Tinker Youth centers offers kids a variety of activities and clubs.
The Oklahoma Science Olympiad is the Oklahoma affiliate of the National Science Olympiad, providing standards-based challenges to nearly 6,000 teams in 50 states. Ranging from kindergarten students to high school seniors, a Science Olympiad Team functions much like a football or soccer team, requiring preparation, commitment, coaching and practice throughout the year. Each school-based team is allowed to bring 15 students who cross-train for a variety of events in their skill set. Competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in on a range of topics: genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology.
The Metropolitan Library System offers a wide variety of after-school activities and clubs from Anima, Minecraft, Lego, juggling, art, science, gaming, books to fashion and more. To see the latest information about library events and programs, visit metrolibrary.org and check out their calendar of events.
Day and times vary by location. Most programs are free. No transportation provided.
Oklahoma FIRST is dedicated to inspiring young people’s interest in science and technology. Through the programs, kids team with local engineers, professors and business people to solve real-world engineering challenges.
Days and time vary by teams. Cost varies by program, grants are available. No transportation provided.
Know of a program that’s not on the list? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.