Afterschool Care

Westside YMCA

$30.00 per child

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YMCA Afterschool Program

2017-2018

In a time when schools and families are cutting back to basics, your child, more than ever, needs the Y! Sports, homework support, exposure to the arts, technology and time to have fun with friends are just a few highlights of the YMCA Afterschool Program!

Program Highlights

  • Planned Curriculum (science, literacy, arts and crafts, homework support, group games, nutritious snack)
  • Qualified & Caring Staff
  • Character Development
  • Licensed Child Care Program
  • Y-Fit – Program that encourages physical fitness in a fun atmosphere
  • On-Site at your child’s elementary school
  • Holiday Care Available
  • Affordable, financial assistance is available to meet your family’s needs

The Westside YMCA provides care at the following schools

  • Benbrook Elementary
    • Pre-K thru 5th grade
  • Blue Haze Elementary
    • K thru 4th grade
  • North Elementary
    • K thru 4th grade
  • Ridglea Hills Elementary
    • Pre-K thru 5th grade
  • Waverly Park Elementary
    • K thru 5th grade
  • Westpark Elementary
    • Pre-K thru 5th grade
  • Tannahill Intermediate School

All of our afterschool programs are licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Program Hours

Monday- Friday

School dismissal- 6:00pm.

Additional hours of care are provided on early release days.

Afterschool Paperwork & Registration Forms

Program Rate Plans

There are several rate plans available to meet the needs of your family.

Plan A (Year Round)

This option provides afterschool care, holiday break care, school days out, and summer Day Camp. Your weekly rate is locked in for 1 year (August 2017-August 2018) without increasing for extended hours of care (holidays) or Day Camp.

With this rate plan, ALL weeks must be paid during this time period regardless of attendance however, you are allowed two Vacation Weeks to use whenever you choose that will exempt you from a week’s payment.

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Plan C (School Year)

This option is designed for participants who do not consistently need care during school days out, holidays, or summer weeks. This option only includes school days and early release days. Additional payment will be required for extended hours of care (holidays).

With this rate plan, ALL weeks must be paid during this time period regardless of attendance however, you are allowed one Vacation Week to use whenever you choose that will exempt you from a week’s payment.

$65/week- YMCA Members $80/week- Non YMCA Members

With this rate plan holidays, camp and school days out are not included.

Part-Time (2 days or less)

This option is for parents only needing weekly care for 2 days or less. $35/week- YMCA Members $50/week- Non YMCA Members.

If any additional days are needed, parents must pay the full weekly rate of $65/ $80.

School ISD (30% off the weekly rate)

This plan is available to all full time school district employees working within our service area. This plan includes childcare during the school year only. It is the ideal plan for parents who do not need care during holiday breaks, school-days-out, and/or summer care.

Pro-Rating

We do not prorate weeks based on attendance, school closings or holidays.

YMCA Before School Care

This year we will be Before School Care at Westpark Elementary only for the 2017-2018 School Year! 

Program Hours

Monday- Friday

6:30am- until school begins.

Before School Care Cost

Before School Only

$45/week- YMCA Members $55/week- Non YMCA Members

Before & Afterschool

Option A: $90/week- YMCA Members $110/week- Non YMCA Members
Option C: $80/week- YMCA Members $95/week- Non YMCA Members

Afterschool Only

Option A: $75/week- YMCA Members $95/week- Non YMCA Members
Option C: $65/week- YMCA Members $80/week- Non YMCA Members

Vacation Week

Vacation weeks are used with Option A and Option C to allow you to skip a weekly payment due to illness, vacation etc. The Vacation Week form (below) must be completed and returned to the Westside YMCA Childcare Billing Dept. two weeks in advance.

Vacation Week Request form

If not submitted two weeks in advance, we cannot guarantee that the payment will be skipped.

How to Cancel

To cancel childcare a two weeks’ notice must be giving as well as an EXIT FORM (click here). Please send Exit Forms directly to Childcare Billing at the Westside YMCA. If no two weeks’ notice is given, we are not responsible for any refunds.

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Financial Assistance

The YMCA also provides scholarships/financial assistance to those in need. Please click the financial assistance form and allow at least 1 week to process. This form may be submitted to Lorinda Muhammad at LMuhammad@ymcafw.org at the Westside YMCA.

 

School Day Out & Holiday Camp Programs

Westside YMCA offers a School Days Out program during most school holidays and waiver days. We provide all day care from 7:00a-6:00p where the children rotate through various activities.

Registration
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School Day Out Registration form must at the Westside YMCA. Payment must be received prior to the program start day to ensure enrollment.

Location & Fees

White Settlement Recreation Center: 8213 White Settlement Rd. 76108

Westside YMCA: 8201 Calmont Ave. 76116

Benbrook Community Center YMCA: 1899 Winscott Rd. 76126 (Only Winter & Spring Break)

Option A participants will not pay an additional fee; Option C participants will pay the rates listed below.

Date   Fees Location
October 10 FWISD&WSISD $30.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
October 11 WSISD $30.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
November 18 WSISD $30.00 per child Westside YMCA  
November 21-23 FWISD&WSISD $80.00/ non members & $95.00/ YMCA Members White Settlement Rec.  
December 23 FWISD&WSISD $30.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
December 26-30 FWISD&WSISD $140.00/week non members & $110.00/week YMCA Members White Settlement Rec.  
January 2-6 FWISD&WSISD $140.00/week non members & $110.00/week YMCA Members White Settlement Rec. Benbrook YMCA
January  9 FWISD $30.00 per child Westside YMCA  
February 3 FWISD $30.00 per child Westside YMCA  
February 20 WSISD $30.00 per child Westside YMCA  
March 13-17 FWISD& WSISD $140.00/week non members & $110.00/week YMCA Members White Settlement Rec. Benbrook YMCA
April 14 FWISD& WSISD $30.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
April 17 WSISD $30.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
May 30,31 WSISD $30.00 per child TBA  
June 1 WSISD $30.00 per child TBA  

 

YMCA Program Closings:

The Westside YMCA is closed and does not operate SDO or Holiday Camps on the following dates:

2017

August 21st FWISD Aftershcool Start Date
  22nd WSISD Afterschool Start Date
September 4th Labor Day – No Childcare Programs
October 6th WSISD Staff Devlopment Day – All Day Out @ White Settlement Rec Center
  9th FWISD Waiver Day – All Day Out @ Benbrook YMCA
  9th WSISD Holiday – All Day Out @ White Settlement Rec Center
November 17th WSISD Staff Development – No Childcare Programs
  20th-22nd FWISD Thanksgiving Break @ Benbrook YMCA
  20th-22nd WSISD Thanksgiving Break @ White Settlement Rec Center
  23rd-24th Thanksgiving Holiday – No Childcare Programs
December 20th-31st WSISD Winter Break @ White Settlement Rec Center
  22nd-31st FWISD Winter Break @ Benbrook YMCA
  25th Christmas Holiday – No Childcare Programs

 

2018

January 1st- 3rd WSISD Winter Break @ White Settlement Rec Center
  1st-5th FWISD Winter Break @ Benbrook YMCA
  1st New Year’s Holiday – No Childcare Programs
  8th FWISD Teacher In-Service – No Childcare Programs
  15th MLK Holiday – No Childcare Programs
February 2nd FWISD Waiver Day – All Day Out @ Benbrook YMCA
  19th WSISD Staff Development Day – All Day Out @ White Settlement Rec Center
March 12th-16th FWISD Spring Break @ Benbrook YMCA
  12th-16th WSISD Spring Break @ White Settlement Rec Center
April 16th WSISD Staff Development Day @ White Settlement Recreation Center
May 24th WSISD Last Day of Afterschool Care
  28th Memorial Day – No Childcare Programs
June 1st FWISD Last Day of Afterschool Care
  4th First Day of Summer Day Camp

Last Day of Program

The last day of the afterschool program will be on June 1, 2018. In order to prepare for our summer programs there will not be a School Day Out program offered after this date.

Click here for the 2017-2018 School Day Out Calendar!

If you are not an Option A, these fees are in addition to your weekly rate.

AM and PM snack is provided however, you will need to pack a healthy lunch for your child on all School Days Out program days.

Y-Fit

What is Y-Fit?

Y-FIT Program: provides students with 60 minutes of structured physical activity and nutrition education programming. Y-Fit utilizes SPARK, a research-based physical education and coordinated school health program designed to increase physical activity and promote physical activity beyond classes to become a component of an active lifestyle. Students will participate daily in activities such as Fitness Fun, Cool Cooperatives, Great Games & Super Sports. In addition, students will experience hands on nutrition education with recipe planning, food demonstrations & more.

Get to know our great staff! Let our counselors create a great afterschool experience for your child! All staff are at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma. Background checks including FBI fingerprinting are done along with personal and professional references. A certified teacher from your school will also be on staff to provide homework help and enrichment tutoring! All staff receive many hours of training and are all CPR and first aid certified.

Contact Information

Contact the Westside YMCA for more details 817-244-4544.

For more specific program information please contact Holli Winn, Child Care Director, hwinn@ymcafw.org or Stephanie Johnson, Childcare Coordinator at sjohnson3@ymcafw.org.

 

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