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Winter/Spring After School Youth Program  
For school-age children ages 5-18
Youth registered in the After School Program are admitted FREE M-F, 3-7 pm  

Registration Information

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Youth After-School Program is limited. Youth will be admitted daily on a first-come/first-served basis. Students will not be re-admitted after leaving the facility on a particular day.  Admission begins at 3:00 pm daily. For additional information about the 2021 Policies and Procedures including How to Register  please check out this information and read it carefully.

Parents please complete the following on-line form and submit for your children that participate in the programming at McMillen Park Community Center.  Thank you!  On-line McMillen Youth Program Registration form  Please call 427-2420 if you have any questions.

Students interested in virtual programming can call McMillen Park Community Center (260-427-2420) to inquire.

Social Distancing Guidelines

Following the social distancing guidelines set forth by the CDC, there will be some changes in the operations of the youth program for the safety of our youth, their families, and our staff. For your safety, upon entering the facility all students:

Must have previously registered for the program including signing a waiver regarding COVID-19.

Must have temperature taken 1st thing upon entering building.

Must practice social distancing (6 ft apart).

Must wear a mask. 

** NOTE: Masks may be removed during any physical recreation but please continue to practice social distancing.

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FREE After School Fun for students registered in our program! 


Kids’ Café

Monday-Friday, 4:30 p.m.

A nutritious meal including protein, grain, vegetables, fruit and milk is prepared on site and served daily.

Dance Collective

Mondays, 4:00 p.m. Virtual; 5:30 pm on site 

Powered by Fort Wayne Dance Collective dance professionals, students learn body awareness, coordination and musical expression.

McMillen Music Academy Powered by Sweetwater

Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. on site; 4:30 pm virtual

Virtual as well as in person guitar lessons are provided free of charge by Sweetwater instructors.

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Arts & Crafts Powered by ACPL (Pontiac Branch)

Mondays, 4:00 p.m.

Library personnel lead super fun, super easy crafts.

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Jump for Life

Monday-Thursday, 4:00 p.m.

Group physical fitness gets the kids moving!

Self Care

Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Youth learn to take time out of each day to show themselves respect and love.

Junior Achievement Financial Literacy

Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m.

Financial Literacy aims to equip young people with the skills needed to take control of their economic future.

Culinary Arts

Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m.

Student gather in the kitchen to learn basic culinary concepts.

Story Time with ACPL (Hessen Cassel Branch)

Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m.

Library personnel read and interact with youth to develop literary skills and a love for books.

Drug Awareness

Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m.

This program promotes an anti-drug mindset and increases children’s likelihood to remain drug- free.


Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Students love Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math . . . as long as it’s fun! 

Movie Night

Thursdays, 5:30-7:00 pm

Thursdays are family-friendly movie fun!

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Jr. NBA Information

McMillen Park Community Center Youth Basketball Leagues as a part of the Jr. NBA gives us access to a national network of Jr NBA events, such as NBA cares community events, and NBA / WNBA games: discount uniform offers; coaching education and certification as well as professional development opportunities. We will also have opportunities for appearances from NBA and WNBA players (Pacers, Fever, Mad Ants and Legends) and access to grant funding.   

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Sisters of the Cloth 

The Master quilters of Sisters of the Cloth work one-on-one with youth ages 8-18, teaching the craft of quilting. Class sizes are limited. Call 427- 2420 for more information.

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Kids’ Korner Indoor Playground 

The Kids' Korner Indoor Playground will be open 12:30-2:30 pm Monday-Friday.  Please call 260-427-2420 to verify the schedule as due to COVID-19 the situation may change.

Virtual Programming   Check out the Virtual Programming link to learn more....


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Mrs. Cin. is very professional, nice and overall helpful.  The staff is wonderful with children.  L. Crawford
Staff is very professional. Tami C.
Awesome job-keep up the great job! Proud of the Center-Sandra W.
My son gets to enjoy some of his summer with other kids he may not get to see during the summer. Jennifer C.
Great program.  Glad that it is available to my kids. B. Pritchard
Your doing good.  Ms. Cin is great! N.G.
The program is very helpful because I didn't have anywhere to take my grandchildren for the summer. C. Shepherd
Great program for the kids, they also have plenty of activities. Kristal S. 

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