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Rykert

In partnership with Niagara Regional Housing, the RAFT became the coordinator of Rykert's After School and Teen programs.

These programs give the youth an opportunity to access free recreational, educational, and leisurely activities during the school year which helps encourages academic and personal success.

The programs provide a nutritious snack to youth who attend as well youth are able to participate in a number of activities each day. Some of these activities include homework clubs, active games, arts studies, movie nights and much more

Programs run Monday to Friday during the school year and are closed on statutory holidays.


Westdale Public School

Niagara Regional Housing, Community House
59 Rykert Street, Unit 92, St. Catharines ON L2R 1P1

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

Group | 10 - 14 years


Teen Program

Niagara Regional Housing, Community House
59 Rykert Street, Unit 92, St. Catharines ON L2R 1P1
(Unit 92 faces onto Powerview Ave.)

Serves | 12 - 18 years | 6:15pm - 8:15pm


After-School Program Schedule

Rykert ASP Schedule 2017

Teen Program Schedule

Rykert Teen Schedule 2017

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RAFT Featured in CBC Documentary - Next of Kin

Nov 13th, 2018

The Eternal Routes program of the RAFT was featured in the CBC Docs POV documentary Next of Kin.  You can view the documentary at https://www.cbc.ca/cbcdocspov/episodes/next-of-kin

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