After School for Kids

After School for Kids (ASK) is a recreation program where children in grades K-5 can have fun while learning through age-appropriate activities that foster physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

For More Information

If you have any questions or would like more details, please contact our administrative office at (540) 647-7404.

Registration, Fees & Scheduling

Scroll down, or follow the links below for answers to these frequently asked questions:

 EXEMPTION: Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism ASK Program is exempt from licensure by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Code of Virginia § 22.1-289.030 (B)

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ASK Sites (Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year will begin Monday, April 10)


 2023-2024 Spaces Available*
 Back Creek
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Cave Spring K-2
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Cave Spring 3-5
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Glen Cove
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Glenvar ElementaryCall (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Green Valley
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Herman L Horn
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Masons Cove
Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Mount PleasantCall (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Mountain ViewCall (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Oak GroveCall (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Penn Forest K-2Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 Penn Forest 3-5Call (540) 647-7404 to register.
 W.E. CundiffFULL for 2023-2024 School Year. Call (540) 647-7404 to be added to the waitlist.

How to Register

Step 1: 

Check the list of elementary schools above to make sure there is still space available at your child’s school.  Specific school information is updated WEEKLY but may not reflect recent changes in program status.  Call our administrative office at (540) 647-7404 to be completely certain of program availability.

Step 2:

  Click on the link below and complete the Roanoke County Health History Form. (NOTE: Please DO NOT sign-in or create an account on this page)  At the bottom of this form click the submit button.  If you prefer, you may print it out and mail to Roanoke County Parks - ASK Administration, 1206 Kessler Mill Rd. Salem, VA 24153 or email to

Step 3 (Option A - Register by Phone):

Register by phone at (540) 647-7404.

Program Fees 2023-2024


Automatic Draft

 Payment Taken
 First Child
 Each Additional Child
 Grades K-5 (five day week) - 20 Payment drafts on beginning August 11, 2023 - May 4, 2023.
 $146* $137

 *Final, 20th payment will be $126.00

Please use your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover cards to make bi-weekly or monthly payments. Please note that cash/check payment will NOT be available this year. All outstanding balances for the previous year must be paid in order for a child to continue in ASK for the next year. Payments are based on days of service, and divided into 20 equal payments beginning August 12, 2022 through May 5, 2023.  Click here to fill out the ASK Automatic Draft form online. Call 540-387-6078 ext.0 if you have any questions.

Update Your Payment Information Online Anytime

 New this year, you can change your credit card on file or update payment at any time!

  • Log in to online registration portal. If you don't remember your password, please use the Forgot Password function with your email on file to retrieve your account, or call (540) 387-6078 x0 to inquire about your online login.
  • Scroll down and Select FINANCE INFO to manage your card(s) on file.
  • Select the NEW button to add a card
  • Check the DEFAULT box to manage which card will be applied to your scheduled payment(s).

Typical Daily Schedule

Daily activities at all After School for Kids Programs include gym or playground time, snack time, quiet time for homework or other quiet activities, and group or self-directed activities.  A daily schedule is posted at each program.  An example of the daily schedule is:


  • 2:25pm School is dismissed and participants go to the cafeteria
  • 2:25pm Roll-call and Check-In, Quiet Activities
  • 2:35pm Restroom Break
  • 2:40pm Active Time (Gym or Playground)
  • 3:15pm Restroom to wash hands
  • 3:30pm Snack
  • 4:00pm Restroom to wash hands
  • 4:15pm Homework or Quiet Activities
  • 5:15pm Group Activities, Enrichment Activities
  • (This is flexible based on Homework needs and facility schedule)

**This schedule may vary at each site based on homework needs, school use, enrollment and planned activities.


Parent Guide

View the current After School for Kids Parents Guide

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