Youth Programs


After School Program (Grades K-5)

The youth program offers a wide range of recreational and enrichment activities geared toward various age groups. The activities include homework help, computer lab, dance, basketball, flag football, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, arts and crafts, character development, field trips, and several different recreational games. Daily snack and dinner are provided.

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Tween After School Program (Grades 6–9)

The Tween After School program at WPCC offers activities designed to keep tweens engaged. While in the after school program, tweens will get to be a part of sports teams, play various gaming systems (Wii, PS3, X-BOX), play pool, ping-pong, air hockey, get homework help, play board games, go on field trips, "talk it out" groups on hot tween topics, boy and girl groups, and just chill with their friends in a safe, positive environment. Daily snack and dinner is provided.

UKUU Teen Program (grades 8-12)

The purpose of UKUU (which means greatness in Swahili) is to help teens achieve greatness in all aspects of life. This program is designed to encourage service in the community, foster leadership development, expose teens to different vocations, and promote educational excellence. UKUU teens will get to learn from speakers weekly, do community service, and take college trips and other various field trips.


All Washington Park Community Center members are invited to participate in our various sports teams, for a $10 participation fee.

  • Flag Football
  • Basketball
    • Teen Basketball League (July-August)
    • Adult Men's Basketball League (June-August)
  • Cheerleading

All practices take place on site and we compete with local community centers and other not for profit organizations.

High School Basketball at WPCC

For those looking to zone in on improving a certain skill, or to learn what it takes to succeed on the court. You will work together as a team. Each team must have their own team uniform. WPCC will provide trophies for 1st and 2nd place teams.

Location: Washington Park Community Center

Dates: April - May

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