After School Programs

 

The Whitewater Parks and Recreation Department will be offering After School programs from the first day of school in Fall 2019 until the last day of school in the Spring 2020. The program will take place at LINCS Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, and Washington Elementary. Each program site will receive an official name created and picked by the program participants. This program is for grades K-5.

 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, fun, affordable and educational opportunity for the residents of Whitewater School District. All of our activities will be designed to meet the needs of the families participating in the After school program. We will provide a variety of activities from homework time, free play, exposure to enrichment parks and recreation programs, group games, and more. We will take advantage of the opportunity to develop socialization skills, cognitive growth, character, independence and a positive self image.
 

Announcements

2019- 2020 Registration Forms & Calendars


To be in the After School Program participants must turn in the following:

  A $25 registration fee which holds your spot in the program for the entire school year. 
  • A completed registration packet. Even if you attended the program last year, we will be asking families to fill out a new registration packet for the most updated information. 
  • If you plan on attending in March you must have your calendar filled out with payment and turned in by February 17th.  

To find the monthly calendars, registration packet, district calendars, and parent manual, please click on each link below.

 
 
 
 
 

Washington:

  • Program Cell Phone: 262-903-9533

  • The Program is located in the Cafeteria

  • Pick Up Tips: For After School Program Pick Up, please park in the staff parking lot located next to the small playground and sledding hill. The Outside Door leading into the Cafeteria will be the only door open for the school, please use this door to pick up your child.

 

Lakeview:

  • Program Cell Phone: 262-473-9355

  • The Program is located in the Cafeteria

  • Pick Up Tips: For After School Program Pick Up, please park in the large school parking lot. Please use the sidewalk located next to the flag pole to access the side door closest to the cafeteria, this will be the only door open for the school.

 

LINCS:

  • Program Cell Phone: 262-903-9531

  • The Program is located in the Cafeteria

  • Pick Up Tips: For After School Program Pick Up, please park in the large school parking lot and use the front doors of the school.


 LINCS @ Middle School: 
*Program Cell Phone: 262-475-9378
*The Program is located inside building and has it's own room 
*Pick Up Tips: 

 

 How to make payments: For participants to attend the program in September, a program sign up calendar and payment needs to be turned into City Hall by August 15th. (Calendars are able to be downloaded below). October and future calendars will be able to be turned in at the After School Program and placed in a black payment. Payments for the program can be made by Check (Made out to City of Whitewater) or charged to a credit card saved in the Rec Desk program. 

  Changes made to the Parent Manual:
  •  Calendars turned in more than 3 days after due date will be charged and additional $10  per child. Please remember you can turn your calendars in via email with payment over the phone to avoid late fees. Participants who have not turned in calendars will not be able to attend the program.


  •  Similar to last year, families will get to select the days they need the program. Participants who attend the program for the entire month will be charged a flat rate based on $7.50 per day. Participants who select certain days will be charged $8.50 per day. Families will also have the option of drop in service at $10 per day.  
 
To inform the program of your child's absence, please leave a message on the location cell phone.
 
Washington Cell Phone: 262-903-9533
LINCS Cell Phone: 262-903-9531
Lakeview Cell Phone: 262-473-9355 
Middle School Location Cell Phone: 262-475-9378 


After School FAQ's

 

Q: Am I required to attend every day of the week?

A: No: You may sign up for any and as many days as you would like. You will receive a calendar every month that you can specifically mark the days you wish to attend.

Q: How many staff are at the Whitewater Parks & Recreation  After School Program?

A: We follow State guidelines and have at least a 10:1 child to staff ratio. There will also be two staff members every day even if there are less than 10 kids.

Q: What are the hours of the program and can I pick my child up early?

A: The after school program will conclude at 6:00pm. You can pick up your child at any point of the program with one fee.

Q: Is this program State Licensed?
A: The After School Program follows all state guidelines but is exempt from mandatory licenses and does so as a courtesy to keeping the cost lower to participants.
 
Q; This sounds great! Where do I sign up?

A: From this website, print off the Registration Form and Calendar with to turn into Michelle Dujardin. Forms and payment can be dropped off at City Hall Monday- Friday 8:00am -4:30pm on the second floor or mailed to 312 W. Whitewater St, Whitewater WI 53190.

Program Cost

 

The program fee structure is designed to offer an affordable program to all families. There is an annual application fee of $25 to secure the participant in the program.  To pay this fee online, please use registration # 9110.21 for Washington & registration #9110.23 for Lakeview. Similar to last year, families will get to select the days they need the program, but also new this year; participants who attend the program for the entire month will be charged a flat rate based on $7.50 per day. Participants who select certain days will be charged $8.50 per day. Families will also have the option of drop in service at $10 per day.
 
Monthly calendars and payments are due every month on the 15th prior to the month you are signing up for; ie. September's calendar and payment are due on the 15th of August. You may however turn in your calendars as early as you wish.