Free After School Programs For Teens Now Available In Vancouver Community Centers –


Extracurricular activities at both community centers include free time in the gymnasium and access to the playroom

VANCOUVER – Middle and high school students ages 11-18 will find safe, supervised, drug-free spaces to socialize and have fun after school at the Firstenburg Community Center (700 NE 136e Ave.) and Marshall Community Center (1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.).

Extracurricular activities at the two community centers include free time in the gymnasium and access to the games room. Marshall Community Center also offers Xbox One and PlayStation 4 video game systems. The Firstenburg Community Center after-school program for teens runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Marshall Community Center program runs from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday.

A free Youth Program ID is required to participate. To receive an ID card, teens must complete the Teen Program Agreement form and drop it off at the community center they plan to use. The Youth Program Agreement is available online at To receive a printed copy, visit the Firstenburg or Marshall Community Centers.

Learn more about Vancouver Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department’s teen programs at For details, contact the Firstenburg Community Center at (360) 487-7001 or the Marshall / Luepke Community Center at (360) 487-7100. Face coverings are mandatory at both community centers.

Information provided by the City of Vancouver.


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