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Recreational/Enrichment Classes & Activities

Everett Recreation Department

Cost: $25 per 8 week program, sibling discount $20/additional sibling

Target Population: K-8 Everett students

Dates/Times: 8-week programs begin in early January and meet weekly, times vary depending on classes.

Location: Locations vary by program, usually Everett Recreation Center or Everett Armory

Description: Programming ranges from sports to arts, cooking, karate, and more. Winter programming calendar found here.

Contact: Mike DiPietro
[email protected]

Everett Public Libraries 

Register: No registration needed, drop in any time!

Cost: Free

Target Population: All ages welcome, some programs are age specific

Dates/Times: Varies by program, see calendar for details.

Parlin Memorial Library 410 Broadway
Shute Memorial Library 781 Broadway Everett MA

Description: Monthly reading challenges, after school programming like drama and art classes, family movie nights and storytime for little ones. Find out more by visiting the monthly calendar:

ArtLab - Art After School

 Register: Registration is not required, but recommended. https://www.artlabeverett.com/scheduled-workshops-and-classes.html#/

Cost: Sliding scale $0-$190 for an 8 week course.

Target Population: 5-13 year olds

Dates/Times: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3 to 4 p.m. or 4:15 to 5:15 p.m.

Location: 132 Bucknam St Everett MA

Description: 8 sessions beginning January 3rd through February 28th (no class on February 21st) Spend time in the art lab exploring a variety of materials. Create sculptures from recycled plastics, make pictures with all kinds of drawing tools and paint with watercolor, tempera and acrylics. In eight sessions you will learn about artists making work and engage in your own creative artmaking. ​No experience necessary. All supplies included.

Contact: Martha Chason-Sokol
[email protected]

EPS K-8 Extracurriculars

Register: Coming soon!

Cost: Free

Target Population: Students in grades K-8

Dates/Times: Varies by school, programming occurs Monday through Friday, 2:45 to 4 p.m. October-December and February-May

Location: All EPS schools

Description: Participate in meaningful and engaging programming during after school hours in a variety of program areas: debate, robotics, coding, art, physical activity, music and more. Extracurricular clubs run for 12-week semesters depending on teacher and student interest, students may choose as many as they wish to attend.

Contact: Heather McCormack [email protected] or contact your school principal for current programming options. New clubs will be announced in January and begin in February 2023.

Everett Little League

Cost: Majors (ages 11-12) - $100 / Minors (ages 8-9) - $100 /  Farm (ages 6-7) - $75 / T-Ball (ages 4-5) - $50

Target Population: Students age 4-12

Dates/Times: Fall Season and Spring Season

Location: Santilli Way Everett MA

Description: Little league baseball club for ages 4-12

Contact: Jacqui Bullens
[email protected]

Everett Haitian Community Center
Emerging Bright Stars Academy

Cost: Free

Target Population: 1st-5th grade students

Dates/Times: TBA

Location: TBA

Description: In 2016, EHCC founded Emerging Bright Stars Academy after-school and weekend program which provides youth aged 5-17 with enrichment programs across disciplines and French cultural exchange promoting Francophonie. The Academy provides yearly summer programs, weekend online programs, and after school programs during the week in partnership with the Everett Public Schools.

Contact: Reverend Myrlande Desrosiers
[email protected] 

Everett Soccer Club
Intramural Soccer, Travel Soccer, and Junior Academy

Cost: Travel - $150 / Intramural - $100 / Junior Academy - $100

Target Population: Grades Pre-K-8

Dates/Times: Varies by age group/program - Fall and Spring seasons

Location: Various locations


  • Travel Soccer - Everett Soccer Club is a member organization of Middlesex Youth Soccer League (MYSL). Teams will compete in the league with games being on Saturdays. Practices are twice during the week and is subject to the availability of the coach. Players must have availability on Saturday to travel to nearby cities and towns for away games. This is geared for players of all skill levels, and is for a player looking for a competitive environment.
  • Intramural Soccer - Our intramural soccer program is an in-town only soccer program geared towards teaching the rules of the game in a non-competitive game environment. All kids are separated into teams that play games 1 night a week. Games are in 6v6 format. We encourage all kids who qualify for this program to participate!
  • Junior Academy: Our Junior Academy is our grassroots program for players ages 4-6, or grades PreK and Kindergarten. Players will learn basic skills such as dribbling and passing in this program and the program is geared towards social emotional development, teamwork, and fostering a passion for soccer. Children must be enrolled in preschool at least part time and be 4 years of age to register for the program.

Contact: [email protected]

MetroROCK Everett
After School Climbing Club and Climbing Teams


Cost: Varies

Target Population: Students age 5-18

Dates/Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Location: MetroROCK Everett - 69 Norman Street Unit 9 Everett, MA 02149

Description: This Team is for climbers between 8-18 who are looking to improve at rock climbing regardless of experience. The program is designed to follow each climber's individual goals and motivations while simultaneously exposing them to the benefits of self discipline and perseverance. We aim to teach high levels of movement, strength, flexibility, technique, and the ability to solve complex problems. This team is the first step to joining one of our higher commitment teams.

Contact: Kevin Donovan 
[email protected]

Everett Girls Softball League

Scholarships:  Apply Here

Target Population: Girls

Dates/Times: Varies - Spring season schedule TBA

Location: 116 Malden St Everett MA - Lafayette, Glendale Park, and Pope John for games/practices

Description: The purpose and mission of EGSL is to foster, promote, develop, and regulate youth softball in Everett.  To achieve this purpose, EGSL shall strive to create an atmosphere of informed instruction of the sound fundamentals of fast pitch softball, encourage and demonstrate sportsmanship and good character, respect for umpires, and the fun of healthy competition.  Emphasis shall be on participation, sportsmanship. enjoyment of the game, working together as a team, and the physical and mental development of each participant.

Contact: [email protected]

Everett Community Growers Youth Crew

Pay: $16/hr

Description: Get paid to learn about urban agriculture and food justice by growing food for your community at our ECG urban farms. Contact us to learn more and get involved.

[email protected]

Eliot Family Resource Center Youth Programming

Cost: All programs are free

Target Population: Youth and families from Everett and surrounding communities    

Dates/Times: Varies - see Facebook page for most updated information

Location: 548 Broadway, Everett

Description: Babysitter training classes for teens, Girl Talk group for middle school girls, preschool dance classes and more - visit our website to learn more about our youth programs and other free services provided to all families.

[email protected] 

Summer Jobs Program

Pay: $16/hr

Description: Work for the City of Everett Parks and Recreation and other city departments, earning money while serving your community. Open to all Everett residents age 14-21. More info for Summer 2023 coming soon!

Contact: [email protected]

Cambridge Health Alliance

Description: Earn a stipend to serve as leaders in community health initiatives such as mental wellness, substance misuse prevention, sexual health, and more. Contact us to learn more!

Currently recruiting for Photovoice Project - apply now!

Contact: Jaime Lederer
[email protected]

Do you like working with kids? Looking for a job before school, after school, or during the summer where you can be a mentor to younger students, lead fun games and activities, develop your leadership skills and earn money? Many of our EPS programs are looking for teen staff age 14+ who are responsible, available before or after school and/or during the summer, and will be enthusiastic and energetic while working with children. Not all programs have jobs available currently, but when they do we will reach out to everyone who has expressed interest.