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K-5th Grade Programs

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*** Due to the shelter in place order over the concern of COVID-19 and its effects on all of our lives, the Parks and Recreation Department will be doing the following with regards to our Preschool, Breakfast Club, Afterschool and Teen programs…

New fall registration Information for 2020-2021 school year

Current families: Preschool/Breakfast Club/Afterschool (RAP)/Teens

Priority registration for the 2020-2021 school year will be extended to April 15. Current families can register between March 23 and April 15. 

To register: Look for the registration packet that will be sent via email. Delivery of completed packet along with payment may be done through one of the methods outlined below.

Public registration: Preschool/Breakfast Club/Afterschool (RAP)/Teens

Public registration will now begin on April 20, and will be accepted during REC EXPO WEEK April 20-24. 

*The REC EXPO WEEK 10% discount does not apply to the above programs. However, you can receive a 10% discount off other programs and classes the Park and Recreation department offers if paid in full. 

Assuming the shelter in place order we will still be in effect, there will be three ways to drop off your registration packets and take payment.

  • Email:
  • Drop-box (open 24 hours): at CSC 2001 Refugio Valley Road
  • Phone: (510) 799-8291 


There are two (2) acceptable forms of payment: either by check or credit card. Each packet will have a credit card form attached to the registration packet on the back page. If paying by check, attach to check to packet. 

If shelter in place has been lifted, the Community Swim Center will take registration from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. during REC EXPO week. Since all this information is still very fluid and constantly changing/updating, we will plan to send more communication as we get closer.  Thank you for your support and patience during this unprecedented time, and above all stay safe. ***


The City of Hercules currently offers Before and After School Programs for grades K-5.

The Breakfast Club is an exciting morning program that opens at 6:30 a.m. on school days. Come experience a fun, thrilling alternative for children of working parents.

Kaleidoscope Kidz Recreation Afterschool Program is a rebranding of our Child Care program. Participants enjoy a variety of activities including inside and outside games, arts & crafts, cooking, nature, drama and daily snacks.