After school programs in Wilkes Barre



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An After School program designed for children grades K-6. The Program provides homework assistance, a healthy snack and dinner, active play/swim lessons, social interactions with peers and adults in a safe environment. The program is designed to keep kids active and engaged in activities that support learning and growth in and out of the classroom. The Y program provides the building blocks to succeed by incorporating the 4 core values of the Y into our program everyday of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

  • Homework Assistance
  • Supervised Athletic Play/Organized Games and Activities
  • Weekly Swim Lesson
  • S.T.E.A.M. Curriculum
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Healthy Snack and Dinner Daily
  • Includes scheduled 1/2 days/Snow days/Early Dismissals
  • Activity and field trips fees may apply

WHEN: August through June
TIME: Before Care Opens at 7am; After Care closes at 6pm
*COST: 5 Days Per Week $90; 3 Days Per Week $65

*$60 Registration Fee for New Enrollments

Transportation is provided to the following schools

  • Wilkes Barre Area School District:
  • Dan Flood Elementary
  • Dodson Elementary
  • Heights Elementary
  • Kistler Elementary
  • Solomon Plains Elementary
  • Wyoming Valley West School District:
  • Dana Street Elementary
  • NEW-State St. Elementary
  • Bear Creek Charter School

Download our 2020-2021 After School Registration Information

For more information email our Youth Director, Ashlee Rittenhouse or call 570-970-5039

Text Alerts

Text FILLMEIN to 84483 to receive Facility alerts.

Text WBYCW to 84483 to receive Child Watch alerts.

Text OUTDOOREX to 84483 to receive Outdoor Goup Exercise alerts.

Text GROUPEX to 84483 to receive Indoor Group Exercise alerts.

Text YGYMS to 84483 to receive Gym Alerts alerts.

Text YCHILDCARE to 84483 to receive Childcare alerts.

Text WBFAM to 84483 to receive Youth and Family Programming alerts.

Text WBKIDS to 84483 to receive School Age Child Care alerts.

Text YTEEN to 84483 to receive Teen Programming alerts.

Text YMCAOFF to 84483 to receive Summer O.F.F. alerts.

Text YCKDAY to 84483 to receive Day Camp alerts.

Text YCKOVERNIGHT to 84483 to receive Overnight Camp alerts.

Text YCKFAMILIES to 84483 to receive YCK Families alerts.

Text POOLALERTS to 84483 to receive Mericle Pool alerts.

Text WBYST to 84483 to receive WBY Swim Team alerts.