Scottsdale's After-School Program

Learn about the benefits of Scottsdale's After-School Program in these videos from the perspective of:

Review Youth Development After-School Program guidelines for important information regarding our programs.

Program details:

  • Registration is required to attend programs, for children entering grades K-6 depending upon location.
  • Participants will be divided into small groups relative to age.
  • Children should bring a water bottle (clearly marked with their name), wear closed-toe shoes, and apply sunscreen upon drop off (if necessary).

After-School Programs

After-School programs run Monday - Friday from school release until 6 p.m., (start times vary due to school schedules).

All programs start and end in correlation with the Scottsdale Unified School District calendar links to external site including all regular school breaks. Please refer to each program’s monthly activity calendar for specific dates closed.

Our trained recreation leaders conduct daily activities including:

  • Arts & crafts
  • Sports, fitness & games
  • Educational programs
  • Gardening & nutrition
  • Drama
  • Cookouts
  • Homework help
  • Guest speakers
  • Special events

Who Can Register

Youth in grades K-6, depending on location. The cost is $600 for the year; payment plans are available. Monthly cost is $60. Our programs are located at the following locations. 

Scottsdale's After-School programs may have limited registration based upon the school your student attends. Please contact Youth Development at 480-312-2329 to locate the closest after-school program location where you can register your child. 


Resident Registration: July 26th

Non-Resident Registration: July 27th

Visit online registrationlinks to external site to register your child. Search "After-School Program" to find the appropriate location. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis - space is limited. 

Drop-in Policy

During most program days, participants may arrive at any time after the program begins and they may depart at any time without signing in or out. By having your child handle these issues they will be developing responsibility and trust.

Special Needs

If your child has special needs relating to disability, please contact Adaptive Recreation Services at 480-312-2234. Staff will discuss your child’s needs and determine appropriate accommodations. Children with disabilities are included into existing programs with their non-disabled peers.

Contact Information

Scottsdale Youth Development
8625 E. Mountain View Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250 
P:  480-312-2329

Contact Information

Scottsdale Youth Sports
5401 N Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250 
P: 480-312-7657