Afterschool Programs & Fundays
2017-2018 Afterschool Programs
2017-2018 Afterschool Program registration is underway!
| NEW UPDATES for the 2017-2018 Afterschool Program:
The Burlington Recreation and Parks Department and the Alamance-Burlington School System offer Afterschool Programs at the following locations:
Programs are held at theses school sites:
• Andrews Elementary
• Grove Park Elementary
• Hillcrest Elementary
• Newlin Elementary
Pick up & drop off programs available at:SPACE IS LIMITED
• Thataways Youth Center for students of Smith Elementary & River Mill Academy (River Mill is now full, waiting list available)
Children are provided a healthy snack, homework assistance, and organized games in a safe, fun, recreational environment to keep children active and engaged in physical activities [enhancing their daily routine]. There will be special activities throughout the school year with field trips, special guests offering fun projects and treats, and children are also able to experience free tennis lessons through a grant provided by NCCAP and the USTA. Full Time, Part Time, and Drop In options are available! To lock in a spot for your child at an Afterschool Program, just complete a registration form and make your payment for their first month at the Burlington Recreation & Parks! Sites are tentative based on enrollment.
Afterschool registration begins July 5, 2017 at the Burlington Recreation & Parks Main Office (1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215). Registration form and payment must be completed in person before each child attends Afterschool.
There is no August/June payment for Full Time and Part Time participants of Alamance-Burlington Schools once September/May are paid in full. September is the first payment to secure a space for the first day of school.
River Mill’s first payment (August) & registration will need to be received before the first day of school Wednesday, August 9. Space is limited due to bus seating.
There is no registration fee. Space is limited. For more information call (336) 222-5072 or (336) 229-3150.
Afterschool Full & Part Time Fees are due “BEFORE” the 1st of every month and must be kept current. If payments are not received before the 1st of every month, your child will not be able to attend the program until it is paid.
Payments will not be accepted at the Afterschool sites, however you can bring them to the Main Office (1333 Overbrook Road), drop them in the drop box (check or money orders only), pay over the phone with your debit or credit card (Visa or MasterCard), or mail them to the following address:
Burlington Recreation & Parks, ATTN: Youth Programs, P.O. Box 1358, Burlington, NC 27216
Please be sure to include the following on your check or money order: your driver's license #, phone #, child's name & program site.
There are no refunds or transferable options for Afterschool payments. (i.e. payments cannot be transferred to another Burlington Recreation & Parks program or to the next school year)
*Payment information is subject to change.
On Teacher Workdays, certain Holidays, and select snow days the Fundays Program operates at Thataways Youth Center at 1331 Overbrook Road. This facility will be CLOSED to the public during Fundays. Registration form and payment must be received in advance and a hard copy of the receipt must be presented at the sign in table for Part Time, Drop In, & Public Participants. If you are delinquent in Camp or Afterschool payments your child will not be able to attend Fundays. No refunds or transferable options for Fundays payments. Fundays must have a minimum of 10 paid participants to operate.
2017-18 Fundays Schedule
Times: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Ages: 4-12 & Middle School Students
Location: Thataways Youth Center
Full Time Afterschool Participants: included in the monthly Afterschool fees
Part Time Afterschool Participants & Public: must pay in advance
$20-1st child, $16-2nd child, $14-3rd child
*December & April Break: $60-1st child, $50-2nd child, $40-3rd child
WHAT TO WEAR:
- Sturdy sneakers & Socks (no flip flops, sandals or crocs)
- Coats as the seasons change (we play outside!)
- Clothes you do not mind getting dirt or paint on throughout the active day
WHAT TO BRING*:
- A bottle of water with your child’s name on it
- Morning snack (an afternoon snack will be provided)
- A healthy lunch and drink (microwave will not be available)
- On certain days, Thataways Time will be offered. Children may purchase healthy concessions or play arcade games & pool during this time. Children will also play dance games to win prizes at no charge. Money can be brought, but is not required.
- Hard copy of the receipt must be presented at the sign in table for Part Time & Public Participants
SNOW DAYS FUNDAYS
Are the kids out of school for a Snow Day? Parents need to go to work?
Snow Days Fundays operates when the children are out of school due to snow, the accumulation has stopped, and road conditions are clear enough for our families and staff to attend safely.
Snow Days Fundays are held at Thataways Youth Center. Fees during the Snow Days Fundays for children will be as follows:
There is no additional fee for paid Full Time Afterschool participants. Part Time & Public participants: $20-first child, $16-second child, and $14-third child
*Registration & payment must be received at the BRPD Main Office before drop off. Hard copy of the receipt must be presented at the sign in table for Part Time & Public Participants.
How to find information for Snow Days Fundays & operational times:
1) Visit the website at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/NotifyMe in advance & sign up for Notify Me Notifications. Snow Days Fundays information will be sent out through “Programs for Children & Teens”.
2) “Like” Burlington Recreation & Parks on Facebook to check for updates.
3) Watch WFMY News 2 or WGHP Fox 8 and look for "BRPD Afterschools".
4) Call Thataways Youth Center at (336) 222-5134 once Snow Days Fundays begin for the day.
For more information about Fundays, including what to wear & what to bring, please click the Fundays tab above.
*BRPD is not responsible for any items brought from home. Participants are responsible for their belongings brought to BRPD youth programs. Electronics are not allowed to be brought to Afterschool or Fundays, including hand held games, iPods, tablets, & cell phones.