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 The City of Hercules believes in our Teen/Youth population. Our goal is to provide programming that will foster human development, promote health and wellness, and increase cultural unity with life experiences. As our youth grow into teens, we want to give them a sense of belonging to the community and ownership.

Come out and enjoy the programs and activities at the new Teen Center “T.H.E. S.P.O.T.” (Teens of Hercules Empowering through Spirit, Perseverance, Outreach, & Teamwork) located at 2007 Refugio Valley Road.

T.H.E. S.P.O.T. Before and After School Program (Grades 6th-8th)
Teens come and kick it at T.H.E. S.P.O.T.! It is just the place to get help with homework assignments and socialize with your peers in an exhilarating, fun, and safe environment. Our staff is there to provide assistance in all areas. In addition to our homework club, we will provide teens with books for each grade level, in each subject. Staff provides arts and crafts, sports, and a variety of activities and events catered exclusively for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Members of this exclusive group will participate and be challenged with various activities:

  • Homework Assistance, Small Group On-Site Homework
  • Sports Activities (Basketball, Volleyball, Co-ed Games etc…)
  • Weekly Arts & Crafts, Board Games
  • Daily snacks provided and concession stand available to purchase goodies.
  • Access to Dual Pool, Air Hockey & Ping Pong Tables, Lounge Room with Big Screen T.V., Video Games, Xbox 360, Wii, Play station PS3, DDR- Dance Dance Revolution and much more…

T.H.E. S.P.O.T Before & After School Program is located at the Hercules Teen Center, 2007 Refugio Valley Road. Note: Students are to check-in after school, in the Hercules Middle School Multi-Purpose Room on campus. After check-in, staff will escort students to the Hercules Teen Center. Please drop off and pick up you

morning Program (Flat Rate Whether used for 3, 4, or 5 days)

Resident 7-8:30am $189.00
Non-Resident 7-8:30am $237.00
ent at the Hercules Teen Center.

afterschool program
     3-Day 4-Day  5-Day 
resident Dismissal-5:30pm $227.00 $303.00 $379.00
non-resident Dismissal-5:30pm $284.00 $378.00 $473.00
Dismissal-6:30pm $378.00 $504.00 $630.00

evening Program (Flat Rate Whether used for 3, 4, or 5 days)

Resident 5:30-6:30pm $174.00
Non-Resident 5:30-6:30pm $218.00 

The s.p.o.t before & after school program

 Registration Form

Potential Instructors
Our teens need you; if you are interested in becoming an Instructor or offering a fun recreational class to mentor and help our teens develop into good citizens and future leaders feel free to contact us! You may either fill out an instructor application or feel free to contact Andrea Mendez at (510) 799-8290 or via email at, to set up an appointment.

Teen Trips
Be on the lookout for wonderful trips planned! Location and adventure to be determined. For suggestions on where you would like to go give us a call at (510) 799-8289 and let us know.

Hercules Teen Center Party Rental Information
Need a place to hold your Youth/Teen birthday party in your own community? Well, look no further, because teens now have a place to party. At your party, teens have access to Pool Tables, Ping Pong, Air Hockey, XBox 360, PlayStation PS3, Rock Band, Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, and much more. You may also take advantage of our Pizza Party Packages. We make all the arrangements, and you just show up!
To make reservations, call (510) 799-8291 and fill out the Teen Center Rental Application to reserve this facility today.

Teen/Youth Council (T.Y.C.) (Ages 10-18)
The City of Hercules Teen Youth Council (T.Y.C.) is always on the go, supporting and assisting with Community activities and Special events. Our energetic group of 6th-12th grade teens and youth demonstrate leadership skills through their participation at City Council meetings, interaction with the Hercules Senior Center, and the planning of Teen/Youth Special occasions. This successful program recruits active members from the Hercules Community, and the Hercules Middle and High School. If you enjoy working in our community and are great with decision making, this program is for you!

T.Y.C. Members : Serve as an advisory body to the Park & Recreation, Community, Library Services Commission, and the Hercules City Council to:

-Give advice and make recommendations relating to the needs of the teen population of Hercules.

-Stay informed of teen/youth related issues, identify the needs, and take action when necessary.

How can you join the Teen/Youth Council (T.Y.C.)? Membership to the Hercules T.Y.C. is open to teens & youth in grades 6th through 12th. Teens & Youth must reside in Hercules or attend Hercules Middle High School. Members may also be selected to participate on the Executive Board to represent the Middle and High School. For more information about T.Y.C., call recreation offices at (510) 799-8291 or email at Hurry and fill out the TYC Application to enjoy and volunteer for the community of Hercules.

Teen in Crisis, Hope Matters!
Are you a Teen in crisis? Contra Costa Crisis Center is here to help you 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Issue Phone Number
Crisis/Suicide (800) 833-2900
(800) 273-TALK
Youth/Teen Crisis (800) 863-7600
Child Abuse     (877) 881-1116
Homeless (800) 808-6444
Grief (800) 837-1818
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Last updated: 7/7/2014 5:26:55 PM