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) 283-2684.

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 § 63.2-1715(B)(6)
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Ask Sites

 2021-2022 Spaces Available*
 Back Creek
FULL FOR 2021-2022! Call (540) 283-2684 for waitlist.
 Cave Spring K-2
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
 Cave Spring 3-5
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
FULL FOR 2021-2022! Call (540) 283-2684 for waitlist.
 Glen Cove
FULL FOR 2021-2022! Call (540) 283-2684 for waitlist.
 Glenvar Elementary Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
 Green Valley
FULL FOR 2021-2022! Call (540) 283-2684 for waitlist.
 Herman L Horn
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
 Masons Cove
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
 Mountain View
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
 Oak Grove FULL FOR 2021-2022! Call (540) 283-2684 for waitlist.
 Penn Forest K-2
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0
 Penn Forest 3-5
FULL FOR 2021-2022! Call (540) 283-2684 for waitlist.
 W.E. Cundiff
Call (540) 387-6078 ext. 0

*Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will begin on Monday, March 15, 2021

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) 283-2684 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) 283-2684.



Program Fees 2021-2022


Automatic Draft

 Payment Taken
 First Child
 Each Additional Child
 Grades K-5 (five day week) - Payment drafts on 3rd & 18th beginning August 3, 2021.
 $135  $127

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 180 days of service.  Draft will occur on the 3rd and 18th of each month.  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.
  • Select MY ACCOUNT > PAYMENT ACCOUNTS to manage your card(s) on file
  • Select the ADD NEW button to add a card
  • Under the ACTIVE PAYMENT SCHEDULES header, you can change which card is applied to your scheduled payment

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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