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Posted on: March 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Teen Programs Offered in Middle Schools

REC Connect

James City County’s REC Connect program is available to middle school students, offering after school and break programs for youth attending Berkeley, Lois S. Hornsby and Toano middle schools. The middle school after-school program is available Monday-Friday, school dismissal to 6 p.m. The program is held at the James City County Recreation Center, and transportation is provided daily from the middle schools to the Recreation Center.

Youth can take part in a variety of fun and educational programs each day – from games (athletic and cooperative), to character development, arts and crafts, health and wellness as well as having a safe place to hang with friends. Daily snack provided. 

Registration is required. The middle school after-school program weekly fee is $50, or $45 for James City County and Williamsburg residents. You can also get a 10 visit punch card for $110, or $105 for James City County/Williamsburg residents. Registration forms and information are available online at REC Connect Registration, any of our payment locations (see below) or by calling 757-259-5356. 

Payment Locations (during business hours): 

  • James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road
  •  Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901 Pocahontas Trail
  •  Freedom Park Interpretive Center, 5537 Centerville Road 
  • Satellite Services Office (Toano), 3127 Forge Road 
  • Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Highway

The REC Connect youth and teen program has been providing safe and enjoyable summer camps, before- and after-school programs and school break experiences for over 30 years! The year-round partner-coordinated program is offered with the Williamsburg-James City County School system – featuring a before- and after-school program in the elementary schools, and an after-school program in the middle schools. All summer camps and before- and after-school programs are state-licensed. Programs are closed in observances of holidays. For more information, visit us online, call the REC Connect Info Line at 757-259-3170 or contact staff at 757-259-5351.

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist
757-259-5415; veda.mcmullen@jamescitycountyva.gov

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