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Childcare Programs

For School Year 2017-18

Register for our child care programs for the 2017-18 school year. Emphasis is on providing leisure and recreation programs utilizing our facilities while having lots of fun! There is a 20% deposit due at the time of registration. The remaining balance will be divided into monthly payments beginning October 1st.

Morning and Afternoon Addition are offered at the Takoma Park Community Center – Sam Abbott Citizens’ Center.

After the Bell is offered at the Takoma Park Recreation Center located on New Hampshire Avenue.

Registration opened Tuesday, March 15, 2017 at 11am for the upcoming school year.

 

NOTE:

Registration for the 2018-2019 School Year will open Thursday, March 15 for TP residents and Thursday, March 22 for non-residents.

 

Youth with globe at After the Bell program
Learn and have fun in a safe environment with Recreation Department at After the Bell!

Paperwork

All participants are required to complete a Participant Profile Form prior to the start of the school year.

If it is necessary for a participant to take over-the-counter or prescribed mediation during program hours, his/her Authorization for Medication Form must be completed in full by the physician and signed by the parent or guardian.

Childcare Program Spotlights

For a complete list of offerings visit ActiveNet.

After the Bell

This after school childcare program  for MCPS 2017-18 school year will provide a safe environment for children in grades K-5. Participants will engage in daily indoor/outdoor group activities and special events. Each day they will receive a snack, have homework time, and enjoy arts and crafts, sports, board games, free play and more. Transportation is not be provided by the Recreation Department, please contact MCPS Transportation at 301-840-8130 to change your bus route to New Hampshire Towers and we will meet them at the bus stop. The “After the Bell” Program will not operate on days MCPS is closed.

After the Bell – Costs & Schedule

Takoma Park Recreation Center
7315 New Hampshire Avenue
Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Monday – Friday
September 5, 2017 – June 15, 2018
3:30 – 6:00 PM
$1,250 per child for the school year

 

Afternoon addition kids
The Recreation Department runs programs for kids and adults of all ages including the popular after school “Afternoon Addition” program!

 

 As of 03/29/17 both Morning and Afternoon Addition are full for the 2017-2018 School Year.  We are accepting waitlists.

Morning Addition

This before-school program is designed for those families that need early morning options before the school day starts. Staff will be available to provide informal recreation activities and will escort participants to Takoma Park Elementary School and Piney Branch Elementary School. Children will also have time for homework assignments, breakfast (not provided) or to prepare for their day at school.

Morning Addition – Costs & Schedule

Takoma Park Community Center
Azalea Room
7500 Maple Avenue
Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Monday – Friday
September 5, 2017 – June 15, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 AM
Resident: $1,300.00 / Non-resident: $1,600.00 per child for the school year

Afternoon Addition

Emphasis is on providing leisure and recreation programs utilizing our facilities to include, but not limited to, the computer center, dance studio, art room, game room, athletic fields, library and more. We have some exciting activities planned this year including: drama, music, art, special guests, sports, study time and playtime that will enlighten, empower and enrich minds and imaginations.

Afternoon Addition – Costs & Schedule

Takoma Park Community Center
Azalea Room
7500 Maple Avenue
Kindergarten-5th Grade
Monday – Friday
September 5, 2017 – June 15, 2018
3:00 – 6:30 PM
Resident: $2,100.00 /Non-resident: $2,600.00 per child for the school year

If you register for both Morning and Afternoon Addition the fees are: Residents $2,850 / Non-residents $3,450

Register Online for Childcare Programs

You can register for childcare, classes and request rentals through ActiveNet.

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You can register for childcare, classes and request rentals online via Takoma Park's ActiveNet system.

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Inclement Weather Line

Bad weather? Call the The Recreation Department’s Inclement Weather Line to check for weather closure information.

Call 301-891-7101 ext. 5605 to check for program cancellations due to weather.

Call The Inclement Weather Line