Aspires West Pasadena

The Aspires Program seeks to guide young people through the critical stages of their lives. Mentors assist through tutoring, sharing employment skills, training, and counseling. Other areas include parenting and Kid's Law.

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Mackenzie-Scott Branch

Child development programs for ages 5-17 offering homework assistance, tutoring, mentoring, leadership training, art, sports, computer classes, music, basketball training, summer field trips, private swim lessons, and free food program during the summer. Program year round.

Flintridge Center 

Wide range of after-school programs for high school-age youth to boost academic achievement, foster job and life skills and promote artistic expression and exploration. Activities include: tutoring, SAT and CAHSEE prep,  computer training, digital photography and graphic design, personal health and self-esteem, cooking, yoga, art, performance, and leadership and job training.

Options Child Development Centers 

Children must be 3-5 years old (not eligible for Kindergarten) and fully potty trained. Parents must be employed, attending school, or have a need for full-time care. Enrollment is based on income eligibility.

Pasadena Family YMCA

The before and after school programs provide academic and physical enrichment activities for children ages 5-13. Activities include homework, sports, arts, and crafts. The YMCA youth sports program offers Jr. Lakers and Shooting Sparks basketball in the summer and winter. Other sports include: flag football, indoor soccer, golf, and a Scooter Program for 3-5 year olds. Y-SPIRIT is and an after school recreation/socialization program for teens with developmental disabilities.

Pasadena LEARNs After School Program

The Pasadena LEARNs After School program is a structured, school-based program that offers a wide range of activities, classes and support that helps students achieve, develop skills, and explore opportunities that deepen their love of learning. All academic enrichment classes are standards-based, include writing activities, and are taught by qualified after school professionals.

  • 351 S. Hudson Ave., Room 207
    Pasadena, CA 91109
  • (626) 396-3614

YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley

The YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley offers a free multi-disciplinary program for girls ages 10-14 that fosters a sense of community and self-confidence. Activities include: printmaking, screenprinting, crafts, painting, 3D printing and design, robotics, hands-on science experiments and more.

Girls' Empowerment After-School Program