Welcome Parents and Families!
This page is dedicated to serve as a resource center for parents who are looking for after school activities, daycare, sports or other "character buidling" programs that are offered in Alameda. We have tried our best to include all programs- however, as this information is constantly changing, we may have missed a few. If so, please contact our After School Programs staff and the program will be added to the list. Thank you!
Non-student day Options
Boys and Girls Club
After School/Before School Programs at our Schools
*The below links will take you outside Alameda Unified School District's website. AUSD cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by linked sites. Linking to a website does not constitute an endorsement by AUSD, or any of its employees, of the sponsors of the site or the products presented on the site.
After school care: RAP- Supervised after school recreation program for 1st-5th graders (some schools may offer Kindergarten)
Locations: RAP is provided at Leydecker Park for students of Earhart, Tillman Park for students of Bay Farm, Lincoln Park for Otis and Edison, Washington Park for Paden and Washington, Franklin Park for Franklin and Lum, Littlejohn Park for Haight School and Bayport Park for Ruby Bridges. There are a minimum number of students needed to be enrolled at each school listed.
Times: After school- until 5:30 pm RAP does not meet on public school holidays, legal holidays, or AUSD staff development days.
Link to RAP website: http://alamedaca.gov/recreation/recreation-afterschool-program-rap
After School Teen Center: The Underground Teen Center- An open drop-in basis for all 6th-12th graders in Alameda. Offers computers, big screen TV, pool table, video games, ping pong, board games, music, snack bar, and adult supervision.
Location: Inside the Veteran’s Memorial Building at 2203 Central Ave. Rm 170
Times: M-F 3-5:30pm (closed on school holidays) call 748-9466 for more info
ARPD also offers many classes for children as young as 6 months old.
NON- STUDENT DAY- Visit website below for more information and enrollment.
For more information and list of all available classes: Go to www.cityofalamedaca.gov/Recreation/
After School Care: Boys & Girls Club offers pick up from Paden and Ruby Bridges Elementary Schools. The program is open Monday- Saturday for drop-off/pick-up from 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm (pick up is offered on minimum days at 12:30pm)
Program Overview: The Alameda Boys & Girls Club provides a safe place for kids to go for educational activities and companionship after school and on Saturdays. They offer fun adult-supervised programs and activities for kids from ages 12* to 18, six days a week, 52 weeks a year. Membership is only $50 per year.
Location: 1903 Third St (510) 864-0580 http://www.alamedabgc.org
After School/Before School care: Alameda Island Kids Program is a licensed child care service for boys and girls that is offered to families, onsite, at six elementary schools in Alameda.
Locations: Bay Farm, Lum, Earhart, Otis, Edison, Franklin
Times: please visit their website for accurate information (depends on location)
NON STUDENT DAY- Alameda Island Kids will be closed. Meyers Camp a new child care service for boys and girls will be open. For more information about this camp, please refer to Girls Incorporated of the Island City’s Non Student Day information below.
After School Care: The Girls Program is open to all girls in 1st - 5th grade who are at least 6 years old. Girls register on a quarterly basis and there is a new sliding –scale fee structure based on income.
Girls Inc. offers walking programs from Franklin, Haight, Lum and Washington.
There is also a free middle and high school program, Girls Inc. Teens!, for girls in 6-8 grade and 9-12 grade.
Location: 1724 Santa Clara Ave. (510) 521-1743
Times: 2:50 – 6pm (Wed. from 1:50-6pm)
For more information go to: www.girlsincislandcity.org/programsGirls.php
NON STUDENT DAY- Special Holiday and Non-Student AUSD Day Service for Boys and Girls. Meyers Camp, a service of Girls Incorporated® of the Island City, will be available for all boys and girls during AUSD closed days at its central location, 1724 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda, CA 94501. The service is available for children in grades K-5 and is open to all children attending school in Alameda.
After School Classes: Site-based classes offering the children of our community the opportunity to enjoy a variety of fun and exciting after-school classes.
For more information go to: http://alamedaeducationfoundation.org/programs/enrichment/ or ask your school site.
Kids' Club is our after school program for children grades 1-6. We pick the children up from both Amelia Earhart and Bay Farm elementary schools, bring them back to the club for snack, homework time and various activities. This program is available to both members and nonmembers.
Contact: 200 Packet Landing Rd. Alameda, CA 94502 Phone: (510) 521-5414
For more information go to: www.harborbayclub.com/
Woodstock Child Development Center offers Before and After School Child Care at Haight Elementary School and Ruby Bridges Elementary School.
Monday - Friday before school starting at 7am and after-school until 5:45 pm
Year round program including non-student days, winter break, spring break and summer
Fees are on a sliding scale
Academic support and enrichment opportunities
Applications available in the front offices at Haight and Ruby Bridges or Woodstock Child Development Center at 500 Pacific Avenue
For more information call (510) 748-4001
Addition Programs (not on school sites)
Story times- Available at main library and West End library for a variety of ages
Homework Help- visit their website for more information
For more info: www.cityofalamedaca.gov/Library/
Mathnasium is a learning center where students go year-round to boost their math skills. We are highly specialized; we teach only math. Our program is for students in pre-K through 12th grade. Members pay a monthly membership fee, and usually attend twice a week for about an hour.
Location: 2253 Harbor Bay Parkway Alameda, CA 94502 (510) 836-1919
For more information to go: www.mathnasium.com
Search for More After-School Programs!
If you need more options, please visit: www.californiaafterschool.org/c/@I.A8HhTMgUpFg/Pages/index.html
This is the California After-School Resource Center; it is not affiliated with AUSD.
To find more childcare providers in Alameda
This is a childcare resource center; it is not affiliated with AUSD
Sports Programs Available in Alameda
ARPD- Multiple sports/additional activities for Kids
Alameda Recreation and Parks Department offers a wide range of classes and programs for kids of all ages. From flag football, tee ball, and soccer to ballet, gymnastics and aikido.
For the current classes/programs list go to: www.cityofalamedaca.gov/Recreation/Programs-Camps-and-Classes
Alameda Youth Basketball, Inc. (“AYB”), is a non-profit organization that has been providing a recreational basketball league for the youth of Alameda, boys and girls, grades third through eighth, for 16 years.
For more information go to: www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Client.asp?ClientID=271
Better than any other youth sport activity, baseball has become the thread that has sewn together a patchwork of nations and cultures around the world.
For more information go to: www.eteamz.com/alamedalittleleague/
Dance Arts Project- 1201 Chestnut Ave., Alameda (510) 521-2270
Alameda Ballet Academy- www.alamedaballet.com/
West Coast Dance- 1701 Lincoln Ave. Alameda (510) 523-2828
Pacific Fencing Club offers a children's program, which is great fun and provides boys and girls, ages 9-13, a mental challenge, a physical discipline, and guidance in sportsmanship, self-reliance, cooperation, and problem solving.
For more information go to: www.pacificfencingclub.com/
Alameda Pirates is a program that offers football and cheerleading for alameda youth starting at age 6.
Contact: 535 South Shore Center #118 Alameda, CA 94501
For more information go to: alamedapirates.org
Bay Island Gymnastics has been servicing families in Alameda County for over 20 years. We offer Birthday Parties, Camps, Parents Night Out, Preschool, Recreational and Competitive Gymnastics Classes.
For more information go to: www.bayislandgymnastics.com/
USA Kung Fu Studio- www.usakungfustudio.com/ (after school care available)
Kuk Sool Won of Alameda- www.kuksoolwonofalameda.com/
Alameda Aikikai- www.alamedaaikido.com/
West-Winda Karate School- 1429 Park st. (510) 523-2000
Elite Kicks Martial Arts Acadmey- 2307 Blanding Ave (510) 522-2224
Lim’s Martial Arts- 2064 Lincoln Ave. (510) 522-2224
The Alameda Soccer Club is located in Alameda, California. Our soccer club fields more than 100 teams with over 1,400 kids from the ages of four and one-half to nineteen. Membership is open to all. The Alameda Soccer Club is a volunteer, non-profit organization. An elected Board of Directors runs ASC. Each director is a volunteer, participating in the management of the club and its programs. Also, many parents participate in the club by coaching teams, refereeing games, and by helping in other ways to make the club work.
Contact: 2233 Santa Clara Ave. #2A Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 337-9183
For more information go to: www.alamedasoccer.org/
For all the information on Bladium Sports and Fitness Club go to: www.bladium.com
Alameda Girls Softball Association provides recreational and tournament league softball programs for girls age 5 to 14 with the overall goal of developing sportsmanship, citizenship, friendship and leadership.
For more information go to: www.alamedagsa.com/
The Alameda AlaGator Swim Team (ALGA) is a year-round competitive USA Swim Team that has been offering excellent value and performance to the Alameda swimming community for more than 30 years.
For more information go to: www.alameda-alga.com/
Swimming- Alameda Island Aquatics
Alameda Island Aquatics is dedicated to developing world class citizens and world class athletes. We are a member of USA Swimming, the national governing body of amateur, age-group swimming and a member of the Pacific Swimming LSC.
For more information go to: http://www.alamedaislanders.org/Home.jsp?team=aia
You may have played ping-pong, but have you played the sport of Table tennis? Table tennis is an Olympic sport and the most popular racket sport on the planet. Table Tennis is also a fun, low impact sport that can be enjoyed year round by those of all ages, sizes and fitness levels. Come to Alameda TTC and learn to lob, smash, loop, chop and spin the ball by USATT certified coaches.
For more information go to: www.alamedattc.org
Other “Character Building” Programs in Alameda
The Alameda Council, Boy Scouts of America, has a 93 year history of helping shape and mold the values and character of youth and adults in Alameda. We collaborate with local organizations like schools and churches to provide resources to our youth as well as the community at large. Offering Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Co-ed venturing
For additional information go to: www.bsa-alameda.org/
Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. is the largest voluntary organization of girls in the world. In our council, the Girl Scouts of Northern California over 50,000 girls and 31,000 adults take part in Girl Scout programs each year. We tailor our programs for the developmental, educational, emotional and social needs of girls at six levels:
Girl Scout Daisy (grades K-1)
Girl Scout Brownie (grades 2-3)
Girl Scout Junior (grades 4-5)
Girl Scout Cadette (grades 6-8)
Girl Scout Senior (grades 9-10)
Girl Scout Ambassador (grades 11-12)
For additional information go to: www.girlscoutsnorcal.org/
Boys and Girls Club Alameda
We currently serve youth ages 6 – 18 from three locations. Our doors are open to kids from all schools and all backgrounds. Over 38 percent of our members are children from single-parent households. Over 50 percent of the children come from economically disadvantaged families.
For more information and hours go to: www.alamedabgc.org/
And MANY MORE!
If you know of any other options for parents, please let us know! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org