Registration is open for the 2019 –2020 school year!

The Pharr After-School Activity Program is a recreation program for students in Kindergarten – 5th Grade and shall take place on instruction days from 3:40 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at school sites throughout the City.

Under the supervision of the City of Pharr Parks & Recreation staff, each day, students will partake in structured activities, as well as supervised free play.

Parents/ Guardians must enroll their children at the Pharr Parks and Recreation office located at 413 E. Clark Ave. Pharr, TX 78577.

*All students are required to be enrolled one day prior to begin participating in the program. *

Fee Per Child: $50 per semester

Fall 2019 Semester:
August 26, 2019 through December 20, 2019

Spring 2020 Semester
January 8, 2019 – May 22, 2019

Registration is open and ongoing until a site meets the capacity.
Registration is first come, first serve.

Current Participating Pharr Elementary Schools:

Dr. William Long Elementary Kelly-Pharr Elementary
Allen & William Arnold Elementary Graciela Garcia Elementary
Raul Longoria Elementary Geraldine Palmer Elementary
Aida Escobar Elementary Caesar Chavez Elementary
Daniel Ramirez Elementary Bertha Palacios Elementary
Henry Ford Elementary Carmen Anaya Elementary

Frequently Asked Questions

This is an on-site program which requires for City of Pharr Parks & Recreation staff members to occupy areas allotted by the campus such as the cafeteria, gym, and playground areas.

This program shall take place on student instruction days from 3:40 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, in accordance with the school district calendar (observing holidays, non-school days, or when school is dismissed due to inclement weather.) Students are not required to stay the entire time and are not required to attend every day. An additional fee will be charged if the student is not picked up by 6:00 p.m.

Opportunity is given for students to work on homework during after school time. Students will be offered Supper, a small meal, provided by PSJA ISD. Students will also partake in a variety of group activities which can vary from arts & crafts, sports, board games, and team building activities.

The Pharr After-School Activity Program setting and format of large group activities may not be appropriate for all students. Failure to follow the program rules could lead to disciplinary action, including suspension and/or dismissal from the program, with no refund. Common sense, respect, safety, and good judgement should be used as a guide for the rules of this program. Program rules can be found in the Parent Handbook.

Refunds will be allowed only prior to the first week of enrollment or if a program is cancelled. Programs will cancel if the school site does not meet the minimum of 15 students enrolled. No refunds shall be issued due to participant’s premature dismissal of the program

Contact Us

For any questions or concerns, please contact the After School Programs Supervisor at:
(956) 402-4550.

The Pharr Parks and Recreation Department is located at:
413 East Clark Ave., Pharr TX 78577.

Contact Email Address:
[email protected]