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
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
- Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901
- Freedom Park Interpretive Center, 5537
- Satellite Services Office (Toano), 3127 Forge
- Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler
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.
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist