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Afterschool Playground Program Ready for 2015-2016 School Year

New Extended Hours until 6:00 p.m.

The Afterschool Playground Program details:

Registration begins August 10TH

The Afterschool Playground Program is a low cost program held on-campus when school is in session right afterschool until 5:30 p.m. with NEW optional extended hours available until 6:00 p.m.*! The program is designed for children ages 6-12 years old and is open to Redondo Beach residents and children attending Redondo Beach elementary schools.

HOW TO REGISTER

       Complete the REGISTRATION AND EMERGENCY INFORMATION FORM and PARENT PICK-UP AUTHORIZATION FORM

       Pay for the 20-day or 60-day session

       Mail or drop off registration to Community Services, 1922 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, 90278

       Fax registrations to 310-798-8273.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

       Fee Waivers are first come, first served STARTING AUGUST 10TH at 8:00 a.m.

       Limited to 60 per school year

       Dream Come True Scholarships are available once the Fee Waiver limit is reached. Qualified families can apply $100 per child per year to any Recreation program, including the Afterschool Playground Program.

       Applications for the Fee Waiver must be in person at our office, 1922 Artesia Blvd.

       Applications must be COMPLETE WITH DOCUMENTATION. INCOMPLETE applications will NOT be accepted.

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*In the 2015-16 MOU adopted by the City Council on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, both the City and the RBUSD have agreed to continue with the Afterschool Playground operations and will continue providing the child check-in and parent check-out procedure at all eight elementary sites. In order to address student safety and liability concerns, parents will no longer be allowed to sign a RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF ALL CLAIMS form authorizing their children to sign themselves out on a regular or occasional basis.  A parent or authorized person (16 years of age or older) will be required to checkout their students each day. 

Recognizing that the 5:30 p.m. pick-up deadline may be problematic for some families who regularly used the Waiver process in 2014-15, we are offering an Extended Day Option from 5:30-6:00 p.m. for an additional fee of $30 per child per 20-day session. The surcharge fee is a session by session fee, meaning you can opt in or out of the Extended Day program for each session. There are nine 20-day sessions per school year. This will allow flexibility for parents who may only need it 1 month as opposed to 3 months or the entire school year.  The standard policy regarding late pick-up etc. would be applied beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Example of Costs:

Enrollment

Per 20-Day Session

 

Extended Day Option

(5:30-6:00p.m.)

Total per 20-Day Session

(9 payments per year)

One Child

$124

$30

$154

Two Children

$200

$60

$260

3 + Children *

$228

$90

$318

Enrollment

Per 60-Day Session

 

Extended Day Option

(5:30-6:00p.m.)

Total per 60-Day Session

(3 payments per year)

One Child

$296

$90

$386

Two Children

$496

$180

$676

3 + Children *

$570

$270

$840

*example given is for 3 children

Go to our website at www.redondo.org/afterschool for more information or you can call the Community Services Department at 310-318-0610, x3460.

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