Beginning July 1, Rainier Beach Community Center’s Late Night Program, which has been taking place at Rainier Beach High School while the new Rainier Beach Community Center is under development, will move to South Lake High School, 8601 Rainier Ave. S, while Rainier Beach High School undergoes floor refinishing projects.

The summer Thursday Late Night program will begin on July 7 and will also be located at South Lake High School. All program times are 7 p.m. to midnight. The program is scheduled to return to Rainier Beach High School in late August.

Beginning June 25, the Asa Mercer Late Night Program will be located at Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S Myrtle St. This program is offered only on Saturdays and will operate at Van Asselt until September 3. The program will then return to Asa Mercer Middle School when the new school year begins.

For information on programs and activities at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s southeast Late Night sites, please call Nicole Franklin, Sr. Program Coordinator, at 206-255-2546 or email her at

Seattle Parks’ Late Night programs provide a safe, supervised, environment for teens ages 13- 19 to socialize with friends, interact with staff and participate in a variety of formal and informal recreation and learning opportunities that build capacity and help teens develop self-esteem and life skills that will help them as they grow up.