Youth Recreation

Afterschool care, summer camp, and more

Afterschool Programs:
Rec Squad

The REC SQUAD is a PAID afterschool recreation program for elementary school aged students. The program is Monday through Friday taking place August 12, 2019 - May 27, 2020. Time is after school until 6 p.m. The weekly cost for the program is $30 regular fee, $20 reduced lunch fee, $15 free lunch fee and $7.50 food stamps. A letter showing which program the child is in is required in order to qualify for the lower fees. The program will consist of homework time, sports, games, arts and crafts, guest speakers and more. A hot meal and a snack will be provided each day by Second Harvest Food Bank. Space is limited at each park and transportation will be provided only to the schools listed for each site. Please call the park you are interested in for further information (see list below).



  • Capehart Park
    Schools: Chickasaw Elem
    Contact: (407) 254-9160.
  • South Econ Recreation Center
    Schools: Deerwood Elem, Hidden Oaks Elem & Vista Lakes Elem, Andover Elem
    Contact: (407) 254-9092
  • Bithlo Park
    Schools: Columbia Elem, East Lake Elem & Wedgefield Elem
    Contact: (407) 254-1905.
South: West:
  • Orlo Vista Park
    Schools: Orlo Vista Elem, Frangus Elem, Oak Hill Elem & Metro West Elem
    Contact: (407) 254-9050.
  • Barnett Park
    Schools: Ridgewood Park Elem, Mollie Ray Elem, Rolling Hills Elem & Pine Hills Elem
    Contact: (407) 836-6248
Northeast: Northwest:
  • Silver Star Recreation Center
    Schools: Pinewood Elem.
    Contact: (407) 254-9250.
  • Lockhart Baptist Church
    Contact: (407) 836-6248
  • Willow Street
    Contact: (407) 254-9436

Afterschool Programs:
Rec Zone

The REC ZONE is a FREE afterschool recreation program for elementary and middle school student, conducted at parks with pavilions. Please note there are no indoor facilities at this park. The program is Monday through Friday, August 12, 2019 - May 27, 2020, after school until 6 p.m. Cost for the program is FREE! The program consists of sports, games, arts-n-crafts, guest speakers and more. Space is limited per park; call the park for further information.



Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

Phone: (407) 836-6200
Parks' Events InfoLine: (407) 836-6280
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