YMCA Afterschool Program

2018-2019

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!

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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 Benbrook Community Center 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
    • Before School Available
  • 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.

Afterschool Parent Handbook

Program Rate Plans

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

Year Round Plan

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 2018-August 2019) 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.

$80/week- YMCA Members; $100/week- Non YMCA Members. Deadline to register for this plan is September 31st.

School Year Plan

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.


With this rate plan holidays, camp and school days out are not included.
$65/week- YMCA Members $80/week- Non YMCA Members

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. 

  • 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
    • Before School Available
  • Tannahill Intermediate School

Click here to learn how to register a full time school district employee working within our service area!

Pro-Rating & Drop-in Care

Pro-rating and Drop-in Care are not available. 

 

YMCA Before School Care

Before School Care at Westpark Elementary only for the 2018-2019 School Year! 

Program Hours

Monday- Friday

6:30am- until school begins.

Before School Care Cost

Before School Only

$25/week

Before & Afterschool

Before + Year Round: $95/week- YMCA Members $115/week- Non YMCA Members
Before + School Year: $80/week- YMCA Members $90/week- Non YMCA Members

Afterschool Only

Year Round: $80/week- YMCA Members $100/week- Non YMCA Members
School Year: $65/week- YMCA Members $80/week- Non YMCA Members

Vacation Week

Vacation weeks are used with Year Round and School Year Options 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.

Cancellations

  • Two weeks’ notice is required to cancel
  • Must complete the Cancellation Request Form (click here)
  • Refunds will not be issued unless two weeks’ notice is given

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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 [email protected] at the Westside YMCA.

 

 

 

School Day Out & Holiday Camp Programs

The All Day Out program is available during most school closings and holidays. Care is provided from 7:00a-6:00p. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided. Parents need to provide a lunch during all school holidays and closings. 

Click here for a PDF of the Afterschool Care All Day Out & Holiday offerings!

Registration
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Locations

White Settlement Recreation Center: 8213 White Settlement Rd. 76108

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

YMCA Holiday Offerings:

Year Round Plan participants will not pay an additional fee; School Year Plan participants will pay the rates listed below.

Date   Fees Location
October 5 WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
October 8 FWISD & WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec. Benbrook YMCA
November 16 WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
January 7 FWISD & WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec. Benbrook YMCA
January  8 FWISD & WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec. Benbrook YMCA
February 1 FWISD $25.00 per child   Benbrook YMCA
February 18 WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  
March 25 FWISD $25.00 per child   Benbrook YMCA
May 28-31 WSISD $25.00 per child White Settlement Rec.  

 

YMCA Program Closings:

2018

September 3rd Labor Day – No Childcare Programs
November 22nd-23rd Thanksgiving Holiday – No Childcare Programs
December 25th Christmas Holiday – No Childcare Programs

 

2019

January 21st MLK Holiday – No Childcare Programs
April 19th WSISD Make Up Day- No All Day Out offered. If school attended, afterschool care available
  19th FWISD  – No Childcare Programs
May 24th WSISDMake Up day- No All Day Out offered. If school attended, afterschool care available
  27th Memorial Day – No Childcare Programs

Last Day of Program

The last day of the afterschool program will be on May 31, 2019. 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 2018-2019 School Day Out Calendar!

If you are not a Year Round Rate Plan, 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.

 

Contact Information

Contact the Benbrook Community Center YMCA for more details 817-249-0500.

For more specific program information please contact Executive Director of Association Child Care, Holli Winn, [email protected] or Childcare, Stephanie Johnson, [email protected].