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Manchester

Manchester After School Program provides free access to recreation, education and leisure programs and services that promote healthier lifestyles and encourage academic success.

This program is located at a community house on Manchester Avenue. Manchester After School Program fosters independence, self esteem and community spirit.

Manchester After School Program provides nutritious snacks and offers free activities for kids to choose from. All activities are handpicked by the kids that attend: cooking, crafts, scrapbooking, gym games, special outings and much more.


After School Program

45 Manchester Ave, Unit #48, St. Catharines, ON L2R 1P1

Monday to Friday | 3:30pm - 5:30pm | during the school year, closed statutory holidays

Group | 10-14 years


Teen Program

45 Manchester Ave, Unit #48, St. Catharines, ON L2R 1P1

Monday to Friday | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Group | 12-17 years


After-School Program Schedule

Manchester ASP Schedule 2022

Teen Program Schedule

Manchester Teen Schedule 2022

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Life Unscripted Interview

May 11th, 2022

Our Executive Director Mike Lethby was interviewed by Janice Arnoldi from Life Unscripted. "I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Janice Arnoldi on her show “Life Unscripted” on CKTB. The interview covered the RAFT’s history and our unique and successful service for youth in Niagara." - Mike Lethby, RAFT Executive Director

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  • I enjoyed cooking group because it teaches us to cook new things we didn't know how to before. The instructor Brian did an amazing job running the program because he made cooking fun. I always look forward to it. It's great to learn how to cook good tasty food when you're on a tight budget.
    - John, Age 20
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