Yvonne Richardson Community Center

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Register for Programs

Visit our Program Registration page to learn about and sign up for programs!

Program Calendar (School Year)

Afterschool Program3 - 6 p.m.3 - 6 p.m.3 - 6 p.m.3 - 6 p.m.3 - 6 p.m.
Fitness Classes

10 - 11 a.m.
PickleballNoon - 2 p.m.
Noon - 2 p.m.
Noon - 2 p.m.
Preschool Playtime10 a.m. - Noon

Open Gym Basketball
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  1. Youth Programs

After School Program

During the fall and spring semesters, we offer an after school program for ages Kindergarten to 6th grade from 3-6 p.m. on Monday through Friday

We provide fun and structured programming that includes educational enrichment and homework assistance. Youth are fed a snack provided by the Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition Department. Additional activities include field trips, cooking, gardening, games, crafts, computer coding, physical education, outdoor education, and so much more!

X-Factor Home School Physical Education

The YRCC offers a low-cost weekly physical education class for children enrolled in home-school to ensure that participants receive training in Health and Fitness as part of their studies. Classes teach the fundamentals of warm-up, physical activity, teamwork, health education, and nutrition all while partnering with local organizations to enhance and expand learning opportunities. 

X-Factor is scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters.

Junior High After School Program

NEW to YRCC is an after school program just for teens. Junior High (7-8th grade) students can join us once a week (Wednesdays from 4-6pm) for tutoring, snacks, sports, video games, and a monthly field trip. This program will be focused on social, physical, emotional wellbeing and will include service learning components for teens.

Girls on the Run

YRCC serves as a community host site for the Girls on the Run program of Northwest Arkansas. The "Heart & Sole" program is for girls in 6-8th grades. GOTR will meet once a week for 10 weeks, on Tuesdays from 4:00-6:00pm. Registration is through Girls of the Run of NWA. This wonderful collaborative opportunity affords young ladies the chance to have fun, make friends, increase their physical activity levels, and learn important life skills. 

Preschool Playtime

This is a special (free!) open gym time for ages 2-4 years and their caregivers. It features our imagination playground and obstacle course. 

Check in at front desk, no sign up needed. 

Kid Crops Gardening

The ARPA award-winning Kid Crops program gives children the opportunity to learn about gardening and nutrition, while planting and harvesting their own crops with Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Horticulturists. 

Kid Crops is offered seasonally throughout the school year as a part of our after school program on Wednesday evenings from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the garden located on YRCC’s premises. 

YRCC's summer gardening program is available from 9-10 a.m. to youth registered for Summer Fun4Kids Camp.

  1. Youth Camps
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  1. Community Events
YRCC spring fitness poster