After School Programs

 Please see below under registration for program details
 

The Whitewater Parks and Recreation Department will be offering After School programs from the first day of school in Fall 2020 until the last day of school in the Spring 2021. 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

2020- 2021 Sept 1st- 25th

Due to registration numbers, there will be NO after school program from 3-6pm at all elementary schools Sept 1st - Sept 11th.
 
We have extended registration for the after school program from 3-6pm at the elementary schools Sept 14th - Sept 25th. Deadline to sign up  is Friday, Aug 28th.
 
Registration for Sept 14th- Sept 25th will be online only. Each day will be a single registration number, so please select the day(s) you need and be sure to do this for each child you need to attend. To help you with this process, please type in the start of the number below based on your school location. http://www.wwparks.org
Lakeview: 9130
Washington: 9140
Lincoln: 9150    ** The middle school will not be an option for this location
 
To insure the programs are staffed properly and ready with all the safety precautions, the registration deadline for these dates are Friday, August 28th.
 
Program Numbers will remain maxed at 10 participants and must have a minimum of 4 participants to take place that particular day.
 
Full day program options still available Sept 14th - Sept 25th.
 
This program is designed to provide a full day program to children not participating in half day face to face instruction. Children can be dropped off and picked up anytime between 7:30am-5:30pm at the Downtown Armory. Children will have designated times and help with logging onto virtual learning. (Children must bring their own computers/chrome book/ipads). Children must also bring a sack lunch.

Program Safety Precautions:
* Participants Temperatures will be taken daily on arrival. Any temperatures above 100.4 will not be allowed to attend for the day.

* Participants will be required to wear face masks indoors. One mask will be provided with program registration.

* Hand washing and cleaning will take place throughout the day.

* In the event of a COVID Positive case, the department will follow CDC guidelines
 
Program Schedule:
7:30am-9:00am: Good Morning Welcome & Activities
9:00am-10:30am: Virtual Learning stations with help from Staff
10:30am-12:30pm: Lunch & Activities
12:30pm-2:00pm: Outside Activities
2:00pm-3:30pm: Virtual Learning stations with help from Staff
3:30pm-5:30pm: Fun Activities
 
 Thank you again for your patience and support throughout these challenging times. To register for these programs, please visit www.wwparks.org
Please also do not hesitate to contact me for any questions. 
 
 
 
 

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: 

 



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.