Afterschool Programs & Rec Days

  1. Afterschool Program
  2. Rec Days
  3. Rec Day Snow Days

2021-2022 Afterschool Programs

2021-22 Afterschool Program begins Monday, August 23 for students of Alamance-Burlington and River Mill Academy! 

Registration begins Monday, July 26! 

NEW UPDATES for the 2021-2022 Afterschool Program:
NEW! Registration can now be completed online using Civic Rec! 
To register online, please click here.
  • Select the "Camps & Childcare" tab


1. Visit

  • On your desktop, select Log In/Create Account in the top left corner, then select Create Your BRPD Account.
  • On mobile devices, select Account in the upper right corner and then select Sign Up.

2. Fill out all the required information (address, personal info, contact numbers, etc..)

  • To receive text alerts regarding programming (cancellations, important info), make sure to select your mobile carrier next to your cell phone number.
  • Add additional members (spouse, children, etc.) at any time in your account settings- this keeps your entire household in one convenient account.

*If using a mobile device, to add additional members you must select 'Desktop Version' in the left hand menu.*

If you need any assistance with setting up your account, please call 336-222-5030 or email

About the program

Children are provided a healthy dinner, snack, homework assistance, and organized games in a safe, fun, recreational environment to keep children active and engaged in physical activities [enhancing their daily routine]. There will be special activities throughout the school year with field trips, and special guests offering fun projects and treats. Full Time and Part Time options are available! 
To lock in a spot for your child at an Afterschool Program, register online or in person. Sites are tentative based on enrollment. 

To be eligible for Afterschool & Rec Days: 1) a child must currently attend kindergarten AND 2) be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2021.

Please view the 2021-22 General Information and Fees for additional polices and procedures such as pick-up, discipline and important phone numbers. 

See the Health and Safety Precautions for protocols related to COVID-19. 

Programs sites

The Burlington Recreation and Parks Department and the Alamance-Burlington School System offer Afterschool Programs at the following locations: 
• Andrews Elementary
• Grove Park Elementary
• Hillcrest Elementary

*We must have a minimum of 10 students to operate any Afterschool program.*

Pick up & drop off programs

• Thataways Youth Center for students of River Mill Academy 

Due to previous low attendance, Smith Elementary &  Newlin Elementary will no longer operate as an Afterschool site.

To Register:

Afterschool registration begins Monday, July 26 online and in-person at the Burlington Recreation & Parks Main Office (1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215). 
  • If registering in person, completed registration form and signed COVID-19 wavier is due at the time of registration.
  • If registering online, all questions and waivers must be answered/signed electronically before you are able to check out. Please answer each question with as much detail as possible. 
There is no August/June payment for Full Time and Part Time participants once September/May are paid in full. September is the first payment to secure a space for the first day of school. Rec Days are not included in Afterschool fees. 

There is no registration fee, supply fee, or transportation fee. Space is limited. For more information call (336) 222-5030. 

For those starting after the first of the month, you must register in person to receive the pro-rated monthly fee.

Switching statuses (part time and full time) must be made before the 1st of the month & cannot be changed once that month begins or is paid.


 Full Time (must be picked up by 6pm sharp)  $140/month per child 
 Part Time (must be picked up by 4:30pm sharp  $90/month per child 

Late Fees
Parents that are late picking up their child will be charged a late fee of $1 per minute per family. The late fee must be paid before your child can return. If you are consistently late, your child will be dropped from the program.


Afterschool Full & Part Time Fees are due “BEFORE” the 1st of every month and must be kept current. If payments are not received before the 1st of every month, your child will not be able to attend the program until it is paid.

For those starting after the first of the month, you must register in person to receive the pro-rated monthly fee.

Payments can be made: 
Please be sure to include the following on your check or money order: your driver's license #, phone #, child's name &program site.

With recent changes in PCI Standard Compliance and to protect information and financial sources, we are no longer permitted to accept over the phone payments for any Burlington Recreation and Parks program.

Payments will not be accepted at the Afterschool sites.


There are no refunds or transferable options for Afterschool payments. (i.e. payments cannot be transferred to another Burlington Recreation & Parks program, another month or to the next school year). 

*Payment information is subject to change.