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Staff that manage the care for your kids have been doing so for a combined 100+ years. We are committed to serving Denton kids.


After school childcare
  • After School Childcare, Grades K-5
    After School ChildCare, Grades K-5

    We will resume next school year (2021-2022). Thanks for your patience and understanding. For more information, call (940) 349-8730.

    Denton Parks and Rec offers affordable after school care with extended hours. Each day of school, students are picked up from school and transported to one of our recreation centers for an array of activities and tutorial time. All drivers are City employees and have completed a training course in defensive driving.

    We offer a variety of activities including snack time, homework time, crafts, games, intramural leagues, and more.

    • Dates are TBD
    • Every school day, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
    • Monthly fee, $165

    Transportation is provided to the following recreation centers from the schools listed below. Students must be picked up by 6:30 p.m. from the corresponding center.

    After School Action Sites (ASAS):

    • Denia Rec Center: Borman, Houston, LA Nelson, McNair, Ryan, Denton Classical
    • MLK Jr. Rec Center: Hodge, Alexander, Pecan Creek, Rivera, Stephens
    • North Lakes Rec Center: Evers, Ginnings, Rayzor, Wilson
  • Kids' & Teens' Day Off | DISD In-Service and Holidays
    These will resume next school year (2021-2022). Thank you for your patience! 

    Whether it's a holiday, winter break, or teacher work day, we've got you covered! We jam-pack each day with physical activity, creativity, and play through a variety of fun, enriching activities and field trips. 

    Kids must be dropped of by 9 a.m. each day and need to pack drinks, snacks, and a lunch. The fee includes all activities, field trips, and transportation. Preregistration is required two days prior to each date to avoid cancellations due to a lack of minimum enrollment. Register online.
    • $30 per student, per day at Denton Civic Center
    • Field trip fees are included in the fee
    • 7 a.m. drop-off and 6 p.m. pick-up
Holiday Break Camps
  • All-Day Spring Break Camps

    Unless otherwise noted, campers need to bring a lunch, snacks, and drinks each day. Field trips fees are included. The camp fee includes field trips, themed activities, arts, crafts, and swimming. Nonresidents add $5 per session/week.

    Camps are at Denton Civic Center, Denia Rec Center, MLK Jr. Rec Center, and North Lakes Rec Center. Each location has different field trips organized. Please review the online guide for more information. 

    Click here for online registration.

    For any questions, please call (940) 349-7275. 

Summer Camps


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321 E. McKinney St. Denton, TX 76201
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(940) 349-7275


Ofrecemos assistancia bilingue durante horario normal. Por favor, consulte al director de cada campo para el campo de preguntas especficas.