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After-School Programs

Oakland Leaf

Oakland Leaf provides quality, culturally responsive, and free after-school programming for Cleveland Cubs. After school is a critical time of day for youth to further explore their interests and passions, develop their voice, and grow as students and individuals. Oakland Leaf daily afterschool programming is project-based and emphasizes:

  • Social-Emotional Learning & Critical Thinking

  • Creative Expression

  • Gardening and Connection with Nature 

  • Leadership Development & Social Justice 

  • Academic Support & Literacy 

  • Sports & Movement

Oakland Leaf staff ensure safe and supportive communities for youth to thrive in and out of school.


Jake Tane
Oakland Leaf After-School Manager 

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Off-Site Afterschool Care Options

Mosswood Recreation Center, F.M. Smith Park & Recreation Center, and Lakeshore Children's Center and will pick up children from Cleveland and take them to off-site after school programs.  Contact the programs directly for more information to see if they are right for you:

Mosswood Recreation Center

F. M. Smith Recreation Center (walking distance from Cleveland)

Lakeshore Children's Center