LOOP 21st Century Afterschool Learning Centers

The LOOP 21st Century Afterschool Learning Centers, in conjunction with Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS), provides over 600 elementary, middle and high school children a safe, engaging place to learn, grow, and thrive, both individually and academically. The LOOP 21st Century Afterschool Learning Centers are available free of charge to participants.


The staff are certified teachers that provide each child academic support through tutoring, homework assistance, and other core academic enrichment activities, in addition to recreation, arts and humanities, field trips and more. The program takes place during critical after-school hours at the following sites:

LOOP Program Sites

  • Alberdeen Elementary
  • Alger Middle School
  • Buchanan Elementary
  • Burton Elementary
  • CA Frost Elementary
  • Campus Elementary
  • East Leonard Elementary
  • Grand Rapids University Prep Academy
  • Harrison Elementary
  • North Park Elementary
  • Riverside Middle School
  • Sibley Elementary
  • Westwood Middle School

Loft 21st Century Afterschool Learning Centers

  • Central High
  • Ottawa Hills High
  • Union High

If you are interested in learning more, please send an email to communityoutreach@grymca.org or call us at 616.855.9648.