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City of Astoria, Oregon


Child Care at the ARC


We offer a unique after school program that serves Astoria's Kindergarten through 5th grade students! Each day we will help your children with homework and offer exciting crafts, games and team building activities. We celebrate birthdays monthly and also have special themes. Register for the day, for the week, or for the month HERE.

Monday-Friday, Sept- June, After School, Astoria Recreation Center, Grades K-5, $175/ month, $12/day (pre-registered), or $15/day Drop-in.
Kids Zone: Monday- Friday 3:00- 5:30 pm, (Thursdays 2:00- 5:30 pm for early release) 

School's Out Play: In-service/ Conferences/ Holidays: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm 

A new adventure awaits your child every week. We have an incredible summer planned, full of field trips, swim lessons at the Astoria Aquatic Center, outdoor play, crafts, and so much more. Don't forget to bring a water bottle and a lunch. Afternoon snacks are provided. For grades K-6. Registration is due the week prior to service or a $10 late fee will be charged. Register online or call (503) 325-7275.
CAMP HOURS: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
$175/Week or $40/Day (pre-registered), $50/Day drop-in
*Scholarships available

Date Field Trips & Activities Theme
Wk 1: Jun 17-21 Traveling Insect Zoo  Swim Lessons Creepy Crawly Creatures
Wk 2: Jun 24-28 Firefighter Museum/Police visit Swim Lessons Public Safety Officer Camp
Wk 3: Jul 1-5* Lewis & Clark National Park  Swim Lessons Early Explorer
Wk 4: Jul 8-12 High Life Adventures  Swim Lessons Amazing Bodies
Wk 5: Jul 15-19 Maritime Museum  Swim Lessons H2Oh!
Wk 6: Jul 22-26 Fort Stevens & Battery Russell  Swim Lessons Outdoor Adventures
Wk 7: Jul 29 - Aug 2 Clatsop County Fair  Swim Lessons  Awesome Animals
Wk 8: Aug 5-9 Astoria Trolley & Astoria Ferry  Swim Lessons Astoria Regatta Week
Wk 9: Aug 12-16 Peter Iredale Beach  Swim Lessons Science Fun
Wk 10: Aug 19-23 Astoria Column  Swim Lessons Our Earth, Our Home
Wk 11: Aug 26-30  Oregon Zoo  Swim Lessons Sea Life
 *Indicates 3 day week, CLOSED July 4 & 5  

School's Out Play

Send your kids to our "school's out" play on in-service and conference days. The children will enjoy varied themes, art and crafts, games, and much more. Dates will be based on the Astoria School District Calendar.

Astoria School Year, 7:30 am -5:30 pm, ARC, Grades K-5, $40/day (pre-registered), $50/day Drop-in


Hey Teens!  Are you looking for a place to hang out after school? Come to the Astoria Recreation Center’s Teen Zone, open after school until 6:00pm.  It’s FREE! There is plenty of space to relax and do homework - or if you’re looking for something else to do, we have foosball, air hockey, video games, computers and more.  The Teen Zone is open to students from 6th-12th grade.  For more information, call (503) 325-7275. 





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Adriana Caron has been with the Parks and Recreation department for more than 5 years. Originally hired on as a Clerk, Adriana has had many roles within our department – and continues to take on more! She became one of our most requested Zumba instructors back in 2017, has worked at both the Aquatic Center and Recreation Centers, and has recently been promoted to the Lead Group Fitness Instructor AND the Lead Clerk for the Recreation division. Adriana is a true joy to be around. She not only brings an unprecedented level of positivity and energy to the team, she is both diligent and driven in her work; the true definition of a team player. She is a greay asset to the Department and community. Thank you, Adriana!


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