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Afternoon Access

DPR offers Afternoon Access, a free, afterschool program for youth, ages 6 - 12 years old.  Afternoon Access offers youth a safe, supportive and well structured environment Monday through Friday. Activities provide quality educational, recreational, and cultural experiences that promote physical, intellectual, and emotional development.  Participants receive assistance with homework, participate in fitness activities and explore arts & cultural opportunities. 

Program Information

DPR offers Afternoon Access during the DC Public Schools (DCPS) calendar school year on Monday through Friday from 3:30 pm to 6 pm. Afternoon Access is free to District Residents, however registration is required. 


  1. Afternoon Access registration is now available.
  2. You will be redirected to the Afternoon Access registration page.
  3. Log-in with your username and password or create an account.
  4. Select the camp location.  It will be automatically added to your cart.
  5. Select "check-out" and make payment.

For assistance or additional information, please contact DPR's Kids, Camps & Co-op Division via phone at (202) 671-0372 or via email at [email protected] - Subject line: Afternoon Access.  


- Ward 1 -
Park View Community Center - 693 Otis Place, NW

- Ward 3 -
Hearst Recreation Center - 3950 37th Street, NW
Macomb Recreation Center - 3409 Macomb Street, NW
Glover Park Recreation Center - 4001 Calvert Street, NW

- Ward 4 -
Lamond Recreation Center - 20 Tuckerman Street, NE
  ** Riggs-LaSalle & Upshur will not be offered in 2017/2018

- Ward 5 -
Joe Cole Recreation Center - 1299 Neal Street, NW
Langdon Park Community Center  - 2901 20th Street, NE
Trinidad Recreation Center  - 1300 Childress Street, NE
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center  - 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE
Edgewood & Harry Thomas will not be offered in 2017/2018

- Ward 6 -
Kenilworth Recreation Center - 4321 Ord Street, NE 
Kennedy Recreation Center - 1401 7th Street, NW
Randall Recreation Center - South Capitol & I Streets, SW
Sherwood Recreation Center - 640 10th Street, NE
Watkins Recreation Center - 420 12th Street, SE
  ** RH Terrell will not be offered in 2017/2018

- Ward 7 - 
Deanwood Recreation Center - 1350 49th Street, NE
Fort Davis Community Center - 1400 41st Street, SE
Ridge Road Recreation Center - 800 Ridge Road, SE
  ** Marvin Gaye will not be offered in 2017/2018

  - Ward 8 -
Ferebee Hope Recreation Center - 3999 8th Street, SE

Kids, Camps & Co-op Division
Out of School Time Programs (OSTP)

Columbia Heights Community Center
1480 Girard Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 671-0372
Fax: (202) 671-2796
Email: [email protected]