After School Extracurriculars in the Community



Obviously the most important after school activity is homework, but after the traditional snack followed by homework, what is a kid to do?

Check out this list of extracurricular activities for kids to get involved in this fall:

1.) Eugene Parks & Recreation

This September-December Eugene Parks & Rec has an abundance of activities for kids 5-12 as well as teens. Read up on everything from karate, lego architecture classes, fencing, fashion design, hip hop dance, and more! Dates and rates vary for each activity.

Visit for access to the Fall 2015 Recreation Guide.

2.) Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley 

Eugene’s own Boys & Girls Club offers mentoring programs, various athletics, and even the arts, which includes an opportunity for youth to enter their work in a national photography contest.

Visit to find out more about what the emerald valley Boys & Girls Club has to offer.

3.) Eugene Family YMCA 

Youth sports are plentiful at the Eugene Family YMCA. Kids from a wide range of ages can participate in youth basketball during the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Junior sports camps are also available for kindergartners and first graders.

Visit for more information about sports programs available in the area.

4.) Willamalane Park & Recreation 

The Willamalane Sports & Recreation Center in Springfield has a variety of activities for children of all ages to enjoy. Activities include the Willamalane Running Club for K-5, the Two50 club for 6th-8th graders, early-release Friday field trips, no school day activities, and more.

Visit for the complete Fall 2015 Recreation Guide.