All programs are free.
New 2013/2014 Neighborhood Program Calendar now available for download!
Fall Youth Programs:
October 8-February 11
All students participating in the fall program must complete a registration form at the Jennings Recreation Center.
Thursdays, 6-7:45 pm
Movies are family-friendly and free.
Arts and Crafts
Monday-Thursday, 4-5 pm
Participants enjoy fun arts & crafts projects
Ms. Lovie’s Kids’ Cafe
Monday-Friday 5-6 pm
Kids’ Café is a feeding program; offering youth a nutritious meal.
Monday- Friday, 3:30-4 pm
Lil Ladies – Ages 5-13
Tuesday, 5-7:15 pm
Lil Ladies is a personal & social enrichment, community service and community awareness sisterhood. Participants learn skills necessary to make positive choices and have healthy relationships, etiquette, and respect. They enjoy a variety of projects and field trips. This group meets October – April. Contact Delilah Simmons for more information.
Passage 2 Manhood
Monday, 6-7 pm
Boys to Men is a life skills program designed to give middle and high school boys the tools that will help them be successful in their life endeavors. Facilitator: Terrance Miles.
SBA Academy – Grades PK – 12th
Tuesday, 5 – 7:15 pm (Transportation provide from Jennings and back to Jennings)
SBA Academy assists students in language arts, mathematics, African and African American history and culture and homework. The program also assists junior and senior high school students with college preparation. The program meets October – April.
Jump for Life – Ages 5-15
Monday, 4-5 pm
Jump for Life is an exercise, nutrition and hygiene program. Youth enjoy a variety of fieldtrips involving swimming and hair, skin and nail care and dining. The youth also are exposed to health related businesses within the community and learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks. The group meets October – April.
Fridays, 3:00-6:00 pm
Computer, Games, Playground
3:30-4:30 pm Kids Cafe
4:30-5:45 pm Open Recreation
5:45-6:00 pm Backpack Program
Basketball Program/Leagues (Transportation provide from Jennings and back to Jennings)
Our basketball program is designed to help children and teens develop basketball skills. This program also helps build
self-confidence, develop leadership ability and promote sportsmanship. For more information, call Michael Ayers at 479-8588
Days Time Location
Ages 10 & Under
Mon/Wed 5:30-8 p.m. Weisser Elem
Tuesday 6-8 p.m. Lakeside MS
Thursday 6-8 p.m. Lakeside MS
63rd Annual Wassail @ Jennings
Community Kwanza Celebration @ Weisser
Monday, December 29, 6:00p.m.
16th Annual Black History Bowl @ Weisser (even though it is a Jennings event)
February 26, 2015
Weisser Program Participation Recognition Ceremony @ Weisser
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Community Malcolm X Celebration @ Weisser
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Community Juneteenth Celebration @ Weisser
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00-8:00 p.m.