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Winthrop After School Program 2022/2023

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Begins on September 6th!
Monday through Friday   after school until 5:30pm
(School half days & vacation days will have extended hours)
$26.00 daily
$37.00 half day of school
$48.00 for full day/vacation day

YOU cannot register online. Please download the form at the bottom of this page and return to the parks and rec office.

General Information
  • Trial Period: All children are accepted into the program on a trial basis. If there is a question about the child’s ability to fit into the program or about the program’s ability to meet the child’s needs, a conference will be set up to determine the child’s continuation in our program. Any behavioral issues, special needs, etc. should be addressed prior to registration in the program. Winthrop Parks and Recreation reserves the right to refer parents to more suitable care if necessary
  • Absent/Early Dismissal: Please call Parks and Recreation if your child will not be attending on a scheduled day due to illness, vacation, birthday party, play date, etc. Also late arrival and early dismissal need to be communicated to Parks and Recreation so that we are not expecting your child and holding up the rest of the program. **Failure to due so will result in a warning letter and repeated offenses will result in dismissal from program. We will not release them to someone else on the word of the child or another adult. Please call first thing in the morning so we can have an accurate attendance for pick up. Thank you
  • On Full Days and Half Days please send your child with a lunch.
  • Vacation Days/ Full Days will operate only if there are 12 or more children signed up in advance
  • Escorting Fee:DUE TO THE PICKUP SCHEDULE, WE CANNOT BEGIN ESCORTS UNTIL 3PM. fee to take children to and from extracurricular activities in the surrounding area. $4 one way $7 round trip. Escorts require 24 hour notice.
  • Late Fees will apply for Late Pickup. We understand emergencies do occur. Please contact us at 617 846-8243 so our staff and your child are made aware of the situation. Habitual lateness will not be tolerated and your child will be asked to leave the program if this becomes a persistent problem. Late charges will be $1.00 per minute after 5:30pm.

Registration Fee, DeposIts & Payment
  • All new participants are required to pay a one week deposit and return after school program paperwork.
  • Spaces will be filled on a first come basis and are limited.
  • If paying by check, Please make check payable to Town of Winthrop.
  • A copy of birth certificate is required for new participants.
  • Payments for additional weeks will be due no later than Thursday of the week prior.
  • Your child will not be allowed to participate without payment in advance.
  • Your child will not be on the schedule without prepayment.

Missed days-Cancelled Days & Extra Days, Departure
  • Cancelled Days: (due to illness, vacation, etc.) that you are already prescheduled for will not be refunded or credited back to your account unless we have a two week notice.
  • We have staffed the program based on your prior commitment and need to pay the staff regardless of whether your child attends or not.
  • Extra Days: You may add additional days if space and staffing are available however switching one day out for another is not permitted without a two week notice.
  • Adding days and activity escorts require at least a 24 hour notice and same day payment.
  • If you find yourself in an emergency situation and need same day service, we will accommodate you if space is available with a $10.00 sur-charge added on for that day with same day payment.
  • Departure from Program or reduction in days requires a 2-week written notice.
  • You will be charged for your original contract until a 2-week notice is given.

  • By enrolling your child you are granting permission for:
  • First Aid and Emergency Care: In the event of an emergency where I cannot be reached, I authorize Winthrop Parks and Recreation to transport my child to the nearest medical facility to obtain treatment for my child. I also authorize Winthrop Parks and Recreation to administer basic First Aid as necessary.
  • Transportation and Local Field Trips: : Winthrop Parks and Recreation will be using our vehicles to transport the children from the Fort Banks and Cummings school to our location in the rear of the old middle school and also to local activities, such as neighborhood parks, fields etc.. Please sign below to give permission for your child to attend these activities aboard our transportation.
  • Permission to transport children to individual activities:NOW $4.00 ONE WAY & $7.00 ROUND TRIP: In an effort to help parents and allow children to participate in other after school activities, we will walk your child to nearby sites such as Winthrop Gymnastics Academy, St. John’s School for religious education classes, Larsen Rink for skating or hockey, Cervizzi’s Martial Arts, etc. We will be confined to the area directly around Winthrop Center.
  • Photo and Video Release: I give permission for my child to be photographed or video taped at Winthrop Parks and Recreation’s After School program and field trips. These pictures will be used for newspapers, calendar, our website and displays at the Parks and Recreation Building

Half Days
Calendar to follow asap!

Vacation Weeks
  • More to come

Additional Forms and Files:
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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