Out-of-School Time (OST)

Out-of-School Time (OST) Program

The Out-of-School Time (OST) Program provides a mix of academic, recreational and cultural activities afterschool, during holidays and summer vacation for young people enrolled in grades K-12.   Programs are free of charge and are located in neighborhoods across all five boroughs of New York City.

New York City's OST programs provide:

  • Separate programs for elementary, middle school, and high school students
  • Quality programs with trained staff in a supportive environment
  • Homework help and tutoring
  • A schedule that meets the needs of working parents
  • Healthy snacks for all participants