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The Lincoln Recreation Center operates year round and provides a positive after-school and summer environment for ages 6 to 18 years. The center offers a supervised, activity-oriented program on school days. With guidance from well-trained staff, the children will learn new games, sports, create their own special works of art, and have a chance to work on homework.


AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM • REGISTER TODAY! 
With guidance from well-trained staff, ages 6-15 can engage in games, sports, arts and crafts, and have time to work on homework. Transportation is provided from South Knoll, College Hills, Rock Prairie, Southwood Valley, Oakwood Intermediate and A&M Consolidated Middle School for those that have paid the appropriate semester fee and signed waiver. Register at the Lincoln Recreation Center. 

FALL SEMESTER: Aug. 20-Dec. 21: Mon.-Thu. 3-6:30 p.m. & Fri. 3-6 p.m.
All Day Program: Oct. 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Early Release Day: Dec. 21, 12:30-5:30 p.m.
Closed: Sept. 3, Nov. 21-23 & Dec. 24-Jan. 4 

SEMESTER FEES

Resident & Non-Resident: $60 per semester
Qualifying Households: $45 per semester (must bring proof of eligibility)
Transportation: $45 per semester


PROGRAMS

MINDS OF CHAMPIONS REGISTRATION REQUIRED
This class will raise your child’s confidence, and remove their fear of singing and acting in front of an audience. Our award-winning instructor’s former students have performed with Grammy Award winners Kirk Franklin and Donald Lawrence, as well as acted in New York. No class on Nov. 22.

Ages 6-15 • $45/semester or $3/class • Tue./Thu. • Aug. 23-Dec. 18 • 5:30-7 p.m.

TEEN NIGHTS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Teenagers are invited to hang out with us and their friends for tutoring, homework assistance, board games, sports, foosball, pool, video games and more in a fun, safe environment. Computers and free Wi-Fi available. Register at the Lincoln Recreation Center.

9th-12th grade • $45/semester • Mon.-Thu. • Aug. 23-Dec. 20 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.

BUTTERFLY EFFECT CHEERLEADING PROGRAM • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Participants will learn the fundamentals of cheer and practice routines as well as gain confidence along the way. No class on Nov. 22.

Ages 6-13 • $40/month + $35 uniform fee • Thu. • Aug. 30-Nov. 29 • 5:30-6:30 p.m.

KIDS OKINAWAN KARATE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Martial arts helps develop discipline, self-defense skills, and proper judgement regarding when skills are used. This non-contact training program emphasizes the traditions of Karate-Do (the way of karate). The instructor, Chiyo Spaulding, is an AAU National Champion and has been teaching martial arts to children for the past 15 years. She has produced several nationally-ranked competitors. Parents are welcome to enroll with children.

Ages 4-5 • $50/month • Wed. • Sept. 5-Dec. 12 • 3:30-4 p.m.
Ages 6+ • $50/month • Wed. • Sept. 5-Dec. 12 • 4:15-5:15 p.m.

ENGINEERING CLUB • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Want to create a better world and improve people's lives? Join Texas A&M Engineering to try your hand at creating solutions to real world problems. You'll get to design a healthier, happier and safer world for us all.

Ages 8-15 • $20/month • Wed. • Sept. 26-Nov. 14 • 4:30-6 p.m.

SEASONAL CRAFTS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Explore seasonal projects that include learning about African fabrics, prints, lace, Kente cloth, handmade, vintage and aesthetic textiles. Supplies provided.

Ages 16+ • $10/class • Wed. • Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14 & Dec. 12 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sept. 19 • Afrocentric dolls using wine bottles, African fabrics, beads, ribbon and raffia
Oct. 17 • Fall themed decorations to accent your home
Nov. 14 • Design your own Thanksgiving centerpiece
Dec. 12 • Design a Christmas holiday wreath using grape vines as the foundation

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
A 45-minute workout that contains kickboxing, jiujitsu and self-defense techniques.

Ages 16+ • $50/month • Tue. • Oct. 2-Dec. 18 • 6:30-7:30 p.m.


SPECIAL EVENTS • ALL AGES WELCOME

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
You’re invited to enjoy a hot breakfast, entertainment, Christmas-themed games and more! Ages 12 and under will receive a gift from Santa. Hosted in collaboration with Pi. Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Omicron Omega Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Interested in volunteering? Click here.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • Dec. 1 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


VOLUNTEERS
To start making a positive impact in the lives of youth by becoming a volunteer. Please download the volunteer application and bring it to orientation. Orientation is held the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. or by scheduling an appointment. Please note: All volunteers must complete a volunteer orientation before beginning their service.

---> Volunteer Application (PDF)
---> Background Disclosure (PDF)


STANDARDS OF CARE
THE FACILITIES OF COLLEGE STATION PARKS & RECREATION ARE NOT CHILD CARE FACILITIES AND THE 2015 PROGRAMS ARE NOT LICENSED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS FOR CHILD CARE UNDER TEXAS HUMAN RESOURCES CODE SEC. 42.041(B)(14).

---> Standard of Care for Ages 5-13 (PDF)


MORE INFORMATION 
For more information, call 979.764.3779 or visit the Lincoln Recreation Center, 1000 Eleanor Street. 

Cheletia Johnson
Lincoln Recreation Center Supervisor
979.764.3779, cjohnson@cstx.gov

Isaiah Smith
Lincoln Recreation Center Assistant Supervisor
979.764.5042, wsmith@cstx.gov

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Last updated: 11/13/2018 10:00:23 AM