After School Program
YAC Program Hours
After School Program - Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
|After School Program - Wednesday
||1:30 pm to 5:30 pm|
|Open Gym - Monday through Thursday
||5:30 pm to 6:00 pm|
|No programs offered during SCUSD breaks.|
The Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC) offers FREE sports related activities for Santa Clara Youth who are elementary or middle, or high school age. The After School Program is open to elementary and middle school students only. High school students may participate in the Open Gym program.
Resident Youth Card
Each participant must register for a resident youth card prior to attending. Cards are good from September through the following August. Participants must register for a new card each year. Participants are required to bring their ID cards each time they visit. Please check the monthly calendar for program plans and times.
Homework Room & Computer Lab
Open during the after-school program, the homework room is a quiet area where kids can get a head start on their homework. YAC Homework Hour is available for the first hour of the After School Program in the San Tomas Room. During this time, participants can get help with their homework from YAC Staff. Textbooks from the elementary and middle schools are available for participants to use. The computer lab features 10 workstations with Microsoft Office programs, for participants to do their homework, and internet access.
Organized Sports & Games
Organized Sports & Games are offered during the After School Program, Monday through Friday. A variety of recreation from high-energy games to more passive activities is offered.
The Open Gym program is open to elementary school, middle school, and high school participants. Parents are welcome to participate in the Open Gym program with their children.