Community Center Full-Day & After-School Programs

Your child can experience countless benefits from participating in our after-school program, which takes a holistic approach to students through activities engaging their mind, body, and character. We strive to complement the school system and create a safe and positive environment for a student’s success.

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Elementary School Programs

Grades: K5 – 5th (open to students in eLearning)
When:
 Monday – Friday
Time:  7:30am – 6:00pm
Locations: Brutontown, Freetown,  Mt. Pleasant, Phillis Wheatley, Slater Hall (begins Sept. 8), Sterling, Staunton Bridge

Cost: A one-time $30 registration fee per student is required for the school year in addition to a weekly program fee, which is listed for each eLearning plan in the Parent Handbook.

Program fees are based on the Return to School Plan chosen weekly by the School District.  For a complete list of fees per plan, please visit our website and/or parent/guardian handbook. Transportation is only available from select schools (listed here) to the community center on in-school attendance days. Offerings for the following week will be announced each Thursday of the week prior.

Registration

  1. Click here to download registration forms 

  2. Take the completed forms and initial payment to the community center OR Greenville Rec’s Main Office: 4806 Old Spartanburg Road, Taylors, SC 29687.

Snacks:
Healthy after-school snacks served daily.

Scholarships
Download our scholarship application here. 
A limited amount of scholarships are available. Contact the individual center managers for more details. Click Here for a list of community centers.

Teen Leadership Programs

Grades: 6th – 8th
When: We are unable to offer Teen Leadership programs during the 2020-21 school year.
Time:  N/A
Where: N/A
Cost:  N/A

The after-school program operates on the same schedule as the Greenville County Schools calendar.

Registration

  1. Registration information is not available at this time.
  2. Take the completed forms and initial payment to the community center OR Greenville Rec’s Main Office: 4806 Old Spartanburg Road, Taylors, SC 29687.

Snacks:
Healthy after-school snacks served daily.

Scholarships
A limited amount of scholarships are available. Contact the individual center managers for more details. Click Here for a list of community centers.

Transportation

Limited transportation by Greenville County Rec is available from schools to select community centers. Contact center managers for more information.

Transportation is available for an additional fee from Duncan-Chapel, Stone Academy, E. North Street, Cherrydale, Berea, and Paris Elementary Schools.

There are some school bus routes that drop off at/near the center.  Check with staff for previous list of schools and then contact the individual schools for up-to-date information.

Transportation is available for an additional fee  from Armstrong, Alexander, Westcliff, and Welcome Elementary Schools.

There are some school bus routes that drop off at/near the center.  Check with staff for previous list of schools and then contact the individual schools for up-to-date information.

Elementary Program: Transportation is available for an additional fee from Blythe, Robert E. Cashion, Sara Collins, Sue Cleveland, and Thomas E. Kearns Elementary Schools.

There are some school bus routes that drop off at/near the center.  Check with staff for previous list of schools and then contact the individual schools for up-to-date information.

Teen Leadership Program: Transportation is available for an additional fee from Beck Middle School.

Phillis Wheatley Center does not currently offer transportation. Contact April Jackson at 864-380-3940 or Greenville County Rec at 864-288-6470 for more information.

There are some school bus routes that drop off at/near the center.  Check with staff for previous list of schools and then contact the individual schools for up-to-date information.

Transportation is available for an additional fee from Welcome, Thomas E. Kearns, and Blythe Elementary Schools.

There are some school bus routes that drop off at/near the center.  Check with staff for previous list of schools and then contact the individual schools for up-to-date information.

Elementary Program: Transportation is available for an additional fee from Welcome, AJ Whittenburg, and Hollis Elementary Schools.

There are some school bus routes that drop off at/near the center.  Check with staff for previous list of schools and then contact the individual schools for up-to-date information.

Teen Leadership Program: Transportation is available for an additional fee from Tanglewood Middle School.

Community Partners

Greenville County Rec Community Centers partner with the following agencies (and many more!)

  • United Way of Greenville County – provides resources to ensure that after-school programs throughout Greenville County offer quality activities and services in a safe, engaging and fun environment for students and their families.
  • LiveWell Greenville – a network of organizations partnering to ensure access to healthy eating and active living for every Greenville County resident.
  • Upstate Circle of Friends – provides a daily snack for students in the after-school programs through the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program).
  • South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association – an organization comprised of park and recreation professionals throughout the State of South Carolina who are committed to “Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs.”

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