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For Immediate Release: August 15, 2013 

City of Alexandria Power-On and Power-Up School Year Registration Now Open

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Power-On and Power-Up Out of School Time Programs are currently taking registration for the 2013-14 school year. The program is available at the Charles Barrett, Charles Houston, Cora Kelly, Nannie J. Lee, Patrick Henry, and William Ramsay Recreation Centers; the John Adams and MacArthur After School Centers; and the GW and Hammond Power-Up Programs. Registration at the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center is currently closed, but a wait list is available.

The theme for this school year is “Let’s Get Connected.” The theme recognizes the many ways we are connected globally through both the diversity of our community and the worldwide web providing opportunities to share arts, culture and caring.

Registration forms are available at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St., City Recreation Centers, or by visiting Power-On and Power-Up web page. The Program fee is $300 for the school year. To register online, click here.  Online registration requires full payment.

Fee assistance is available to qualified families who can register at the recreation centers or Lee Center with documentation for free/reduced school lunch, SNAP, or TANF. For more information, call the Out of School Time Program office at 703.746.5429 or 703.746.5411 or your neighborhood recreation center.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Margaret Orlando with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.5429, Virginia Relay 711, or e-mail