After-School Enrichment Program & Summer Enrichment Program


  - Online Registration
  - Online Registration Instructions

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department 2021 -2022 After School Enrichment Program will operate at 52 Community Centers from September 7, 2021 - May 20, 2022, Monday through Friday from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm for ages 6 - 13. The program offers activities that include crafts, nutrition, fun fitness, nature exploration and instructional sports. Transportation to and from community center is the parent’s responsibility. The staff-to-youth ratio is 1 to 25 with qualified professional recreation staff. The program is FREE of charge for all participants. Online registration will be available at

AEP operates under Standard of Care, an exemption from day care licensing, under Article X11 of Chapter 32 of Code of Ordinances.

Ages: 6 - 13 years old
Registration: Online registration required or
 Contact nearest community center for additional information.
Fee: FREE (PDF Flier of sites)
Program Dates September 7 2021 – May 20, 2022
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Visit link for a PDF Flier of sites


  - Online Registration
  - Online Registration Instructions

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s 2021 Summer Enrichment Program will operate at twenty of our larger Community Centers from June 14, 2021 – August 20, 2021. The program will operate with one staff member for every eight children, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm for ages 6-13. The cost for the program is $30 per week per child with fee exemptions available for qualified persons.

These measurers ae based on guidance from Center for Disease Control, National Recreation and Parks Association: Open Texas Minimum Standard Health Protocols for Day Youth Camp Operators ad Staff, and the City of Houston AP 3-39, Access to City Buildings or Facilities During a Medical Epidemic or Pandemic.

H.P.A.R.D.’s Summer Enrichment Program operates under “Texas Standards of Care” as defined by the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. No field trips during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frequently asked questions about Summer Enrichment Program - Click here

Ages: 6 - 13
Registration: Begins May 10, 2021
Fee: $30 per child per week (fee exemptions are available for qualified persons)
Program Dates June 14 - August 20, 2021
Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: 20 Community Centers (English pdf) | (Spanish pdf)
Information: 832.395.7294