Before/After Care

  • Rec & Ed's Before/After Care program promotes children's well-being through enrichment activities, positive relationships, and a safe environment. Our caring staff create a welcoming environment for all.  

    We are excited to announce the opening of four new after care programs at Bach, Eberwhite, Logan, and Thurston for fall 2024! 

    For a full list of Rec & Ed Before/After Care programs, click here

    Registration for Bach, Eberwhite, Logan & Thurston for the 2024-25 school year opens May 30 at 10:00 a.m. 

    Registration for the other nine schools is open now!

    CLICK HERE for 2024-25 Before/After Care Program Registration
    For help with the registration process, please check out these tips.

    Lower Fees and Part-Time Schedules available for the 2024-25 School Year!

    • With the expansion of the child care program to additional schools, Rec & Ed was able to lower fees for Before and After Care.
    • A non-refundable registration fee of $7 per "activity" per student is charged at the time of registration. For example, registering for M/W/F After Care is one "activity." 

    Days and fees:
    Before Care Monthly Fees
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday - $128.00 
    Tuesday, Thursday - $86.00 
    Full time (M, T, W, Th, F) - $214.00

    After Care Monthly Fees*
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday - $193.00
    Tuesday, Thursday - $128.00
    Full time (M, T, W, Th, F) - $321.00
    *Elementary only
    Fees are billed in 10 monthly installments. 

    Minimum enrollment for the 2024-2025 School Year

    • With county and state grant funds ending and a permanent increase in staff wages, Rec & Ed has established minimum enrollment numbers in order to cover all program costs.
    • Before care programs must have a minimum of 15 students enrolled to open.
    • After care programs must have a minimum of 30 students enrolled to open.
     

    Join Our Friendly and Caring Team!

    Rec & Ed wages and benefits are highly competitive. Schedules are flexible, with both part-time and full-time opportunities ranging from assistant to program director. Find out more on our employment opportunities page.

    Assistance for Program Fees

    Programs are available to families needing financial assistance who meet income eligibility requirements:

    • Childcare Network offers family support and a scholarship program.   Apply for this scholarship program and obtain additional information here.
    • The Rec & Ed Scholarship Program offers fee waivers to families each year. We offer 25%, 50% and 75% fee waivers to those who apply and qualify. Families may apply for assistance for the 2024-25 school year beginning on July 15, 2024. Check back closer to that date for a link to the registration form.

    After School Enrichment Classes

    Looking for after school classes? Rec & Ed offers after school enrichment classes that run until 5:00 or 5:30 p.m. one day per week for 6-12 weeks. Classes include art, drama, science, chess, sports, and more. For more information regarding after school enrichment classes, check aarecedonline.com. Interested in offering an after school class? Visit the Apply to Teach page.

Before/After Care Contacts