You can find New York City after school programs for elementary, middle school, and high school students. Some after school programs require enrollment, while for others, preregistration is not required.

These programs are offered without any cost to parents or children.

The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) offers after school programs for young people in all 5 boroughs of New York City.

Online

Learn about DYCD after school programs.

Use Site Finder to search for an After School Program. Call the program for more information.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Youth Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The City provides information about programs for children and young adults run by the New York Police Department (NYPD). To get information about programs in the neighborhood, contact a Youth Officer at your local police precinct.

You can also get information about The Police Athletic League (PAL) programs offered in the City. The City's Police Department and PAL work in partnership to provide communities with needed summer and after school recreational and educational activities throughout all 5 boroughs.

By Phone

In Person

Contact a Youth Officer at your local police precinct.

Call 311 for assistance.

Through New York City’s Ranger Conservation Corps program high school students can work on environmental conservation and restoration projects. The Ranger Conservation Corp program environmental internship, is run by the Urban Park Rangers.

Online

Get information about the Ranger Conservation Corp.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

You can make a complaint about an after school program.

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Youth Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM