ATB at the YMCA of Jefferson County

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS FOR FAMILIES

After the Bell is designed to promote and enhance academic achievement, spark your child’s imagination and expand their confidence, skills, and talents by pairing physical activity with homework support and project based learning. Every day at the Y we create outstanding child-centered programming in a nurturing learning community where the values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring are learned and developed.

Part Time Students:

Activities are from school dismissal until 5:30 pm. This includes a healthy snack, exercise, homework help and one enrichment class each day.

Prices for Part Time Students:

  • 2-3 days a week $40/week YMCA member; $45/week community member

Full Time Students:

Activities are available from school dismissal until 5:30 pm. This includes a healthy snack, exercise, homework help and one enrichment class each day.

Prices for Full Time Students:

  • 4-5 days a week classes $60/week YMCA member; $65/week community members

After the Bell Pass

Ineligible for discount*

  • $20 per day 

Financial Assistance:

Everyone is welcome at the YMCA! No child or family will be turned away due to inability to pay. Thanks to generous donors we have financial assistance available for all programs to those in need. Pick up the Member Support form at the front desk of your local YMCA.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

2:30 – 3:00 pm    Super Rec and Snack Time
3:00 – 3:30 pm    Physical Activities
3:30 – 5:00 pm    Enrichment Activities
5:00 – 5:30 pm    Supervised Rec

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Super Rec Time:

Children need the opportunity to unwind after a day of being “on” at school. We provide that at the Y, allowing down time and a healthy supper before academic support and enrichment activities each afternoon.

Physical Activities:

Physical Activity– Fun, quality movement and varied activities are the basis for Fundamentally Fit, providing a solid foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Group games, dance and sports are introduced throughout the school year. Swimming is offered on early release Wednesdays at the Mountain View ATB Campus. Daily Academic Support– Youth have access to staff for traditional homework help with all school subjects and are introduced to additional exercises and stimulating activities that promote literacy and hone skills.

Components of Physical Activities:

  • Daily Physical Activity Period- Fun, quality movement and varied activities are the basis for Fundamentally Fit, providing a solid foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Group games, circuit style exercises, dance and sports are introduced throughout the school year.
  • Homework Assistance – Children have access to staff for traditional homework help with all school subjects and are introduced to additional exercises and stimulating activities that promote literacy and hone skills.

Enrichment Activities:

In addition to providing physical fitness activities and academic support, our After the Bell Program staff offer a variety of enrichment activities to inspire creativity, support teambuilding, and develop leadership skills and core values. Activities may include art projects, theater, cooking, baking, STEM activities and more!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Transportation:

In collaboration with Chimacum and Port Townsend School Districts, transportation to the YMCA After the Bell sites will be available from each school. Check with your child’s school to determine specifics. Children will be met at the bus stop by Y staff.

Early Release Days:

On early release days the kids will follow their regular bus routes arriving at 12:30 pm.

Supervised Recreation:

“Super Rec” The Y understands that everyone, including children, needs time to unwind from the days pressures. Children arriving at the Y for after school classes can enjoy short periods of supervised recreation time in our ATB space and gym, while they wait for classes to begin. Super Rec is also offered from 5:00-5:30 pm each day after structured activities conclude.

Healthy Snacks/Supper:

Each day during Super Rec there will be a 5-component supper available to all students. An additional 2-component snack is served on early release days. Students are welcome to bring and eat their own snack. Sharing is allowed only if enough is available for all children.

NOTICE: The Mountain View sites operate NUT-FREE programs for the safety of your children.

Registration:

Register in advance at the YMCA of Jefferson County.

Holidays:

If public schools are closed for holidays there will be no After the Bell program. Watch for specialty offerings (additional fees apply) on in-service days and during extended school breaks.

Dates to Remember:

Holiday Closure
Nov 23-24 Thanksgiving
Dec 25 Christmas
Jan 1 New Years
Winter & Spring Break
Dec 22-Jan 4
Apr 3-Apr 7