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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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SOAR AfterSchool Program

 Registration Update for the 2020-2021 School Year

Registration via the Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year is postponed at this time. We are working on a plan to reopen and safely operate for our community and staff. At this time, new families are welcome to submit an application to participate in the registration lottery, which may be held at a later date. Please be aware that submitting an application does not guarantee a place in our program. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.


 Student Oriented Afterschool Recreation (SOAR) AfterSchool Program | Grades K-5

The SOAR Program is an enriching environment with entertaining and challenging activities that enhance children's development and promote self-esteem. Enjoy opportunities such as homework assistance, sports, games, social interaction, arts, crafts, education, and time making new friends. 

Transportation: A school year program serving James John, Astor and Sitton Elementary Schools. Bus transportation is provided from Astor and Sitton Elementary. Students attending James John Elementary are escorted from the school to the community center immediately following dismissal.

2:15-6:00 pm | Monday - Friday 
Financial assistance is available. Inquire at the SJCC office for more information.

Contact Kim Birch to learn more at 503-823-3192 or Kim.Birch@portlandoregon.gov


AfterSchool Handbook

After School Program Handbook