Welcome to the Mason-Rice Afterschool Program!

MRASP is...

 The Mason-Rice Afterschool Program is a safe, nurturing, fun environment for children.  By actively collaborating with families and school staff, we have built a supportive "neighborhood of the 21st Century" that meets the needs of an increasing number of students K through 5.  We are a  private, non-profit, parent cooperative and have been serving the families of the Mason-Rice community since 1980.

Our Mission...

Our mission is to provide high quality out-of-school time programming for school-age children and to support families.

Services Provided...

* Quality, on-site program, open from 12:30-6 every school day


* Professional staff - creative, fun, and nurturing


* Effective coordination & communication with Mason-Rice staff


* February and April school vacation week full-day programs, Tuesday through Friday


What We Do...

* Comprehensive programming designed to meet the children’s social, emotional, educational, physical, and recreational needs


* Diverse activities for recreation, learning, exploration, growth, and just plain fun!


* Daily activities—arts & crafts, sports, games, hands-on science, outdoor/gym time


* Hang-out-time—time to relax, chat with friends, play chess, read a book


* Clubs— Newspaper, Writers’ Workshop, Floor Hockey, Puppets, Dance


* Special Events—Capture the Trout, Super Bowl Party, Gold Rush, Spy Day


* Field trips— pumpkin & apple picking, Museum of Science, Crystal Lake


* Homework Club—quiet time to focus on school work for 2nd - 5th grades


MRASP does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Mason-Rice Afterschool Program
149 Pleasant Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459

MRASP office & Mason-Rice based components 617-244-7260
Hut 617-244-9434