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After School Extended Day Program:

Ages 4-12

Current School Year: 8/10/22 - 5/25/23

Upcoming School Year: 8/9/23 - 5/23/24

The Extended Day After School Program at the Phelps Activity Center is designed for students at Rock Quarry Elementary School (RQE). The program is open to all students, but parents are responsible for providing transportation for their child to the Phelps Center if they do not attend RQE. 

Monday-Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(Students will be walked from RQE to the Phelps Center)

Students will be given time to complete homework assignments with assistance from staff, outdoor/playground time, and other activities such as indoor rock climbing, visits to indoor playgrounds, swimming, and more! Fee also includes a daily snack.

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Extended Day is open to ALL students, but at this time PARA is only able to provide transportation for children who attend Rock Quarry Elementary School. Parents are responsible for transportation arrangements for any child participating in the program who attends a school other than Rock Quarry.


Please sign up by Friday the week before your child attends ($3.00 late fee applies for signing up after that). Space is limited, so register early to save your child's spot! 


Students must be registered before being dropped off. The parent handbook form must be printed out and turned in on the first day your child attends any PARAkids program. Click HERE for parent handbook.

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Extended Day (weekly):
PARA members:




Extended Day (daily):If space allows: $17.00/day

$25.00 registration fee per child (covers administrative costs)

Sibling discount available*

*Discount applies to weekly rates only.(no discounts on registration fees)
*$1.00 off for second child

*$2.00 off for third+ child

Late pick up charge:
$5.00/every 10 minutes

This Week's Extended Day Activity Schedule

Kids Night Out

Grades K-6

Drop the kid(s) off for engaging activities and recreational fun! A dinner consisting of pizza (or something similar), juice, and dessert is included for each child. The location, cost, and amount of time varies. Please see the description for each Kids Night Out event for more details!


Upcoming Dates & Location:


• March 8, 2024 | 6-8PM — Game Night (Belk Activity Center) $15 per child ($12 for members)

Sack races bounce & score, twister, bowling, hungry hungry hippos, musical chairs and so much more! Dinner provided by Chickfila. 


• March 22, 2024 | 6-8PM — BBQ & Bingo (Belk Activity Center) $15 per child ($12 for members) 

Come join us for a fun bingo night, watch or play and test your luck! Don't miss this opportunity to have fun and win prizes. Dinner is BBQ/plain nachos, cookie and soda. 


• April 26, 2024 | 6-8PM — Pizza & Pool Party Parent's Night Out (Tingle Activity Center) $10 member $12 non-member



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