YMCA Afterschool Program
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!
The Benbrook Community Center YMCA provides care at the following schools:
All of our afterschool programs are licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
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.
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. Employees must register in-person for the discount.
Pro-Rating & Drop-in Care
Prorating and Drop-in Care are not available.
YMCA Before School Care
Before School Care at Westpark Elementary only for the 2018-2019 School Year!
6:30am- until school begins.
Before School Care Cost
Before School Only
Before & Afterschool
Before + Year Round: $80/week- YMCA Members $90/week- Non YMCA Members
Year Round: $80/week- YMCA Members $100/week- Non YMCA Members
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.
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
The All Day Out program is available during most school closings and holidays. Care is provided from 7:00a-6:00p. AM and PM snack is provided. Parents need to provide a lunch during all school holidays and closings.
|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:
|September||3rd Labor Day – No Childcare Programs|
|November||22nd-23rd Thanksgiving Holiday – No Childcare Programs|
|December||25th Christmas Holiday – No Childcare Programs|
|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.
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 the Westside YMCA for more details 817-244-4544.