As the new school year rapidly approaches for area students,  the City of Lubbock's Parks and Recreation Department offers some after-school programs.

These after-class programs will be held at the Rawlings Community Center, the Simmons Community Center, and the Trejo Supercenter, and include a hot meal, homework assistance, computer classes, games, and more.

The Simmons and Trejo centers are partnering with Lubbock ISD to provide transportation from some elementary schools as well.

Transportation will be provided to the Trejo Supercenter for students attending McWhorter and Wolffarth Elementaries, and to Simmons Community Center from Iles, Wheatley, Parkway, and Bozeman Elementaries. Students ages 5 to 12 are eligible to attend.

The cost is weekly, and varies depending on the individual center. To register, contact the centers directly.

Rawlings Community Center, located at 213 40th Street costs $5 per week. They can be reached at 767-2704. Hours for the program will be from 3:20 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Simmons Community Center is located at 2004 Oak Avenue, and costs $10 per week. Their phone number is 767-2700. Hours for this program will be 3:20 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Trejo Supercenter is at 3200 Amherst Street, and charges $10 per week for the program. They can be contacted at 767-2705. This program’s hours will be from 3:20 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.