After School for Kids

Registration Information for 2017-2018


After School for Kids (ASK) is a recreation program where children in grades K-5 can have fun while learning through age-appropriate activities that foster physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

The ASK program operates from 2:20 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, throughout the school year. ASK features five-day weekly care, with no additional activity fees.

For More Information


If you have any questions or would like more details, please contact the Craig Avenue Recreation Center at (540) 857-5037.

Registration, Fees & Scheduling


Scroll down, or follow the links below for answers to these frequently asked questions:

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Ask Sites


 Priority registration now underway - Call (540) 857-5035
Location
 2017-2018 Spaces Available
Waitlist
 Back Creek
FULL for 2017-2018
Call (540) 857-5035
 Bonsack Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
 None
 Burlington  Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
 None
 Cave Spring K-2
FULL for 2017-2018
 Call (540) 857-5035
 Cave Spring 3-5
FULL for 2017-2018
  Call (540) 857-5035
 Clearbrook Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
 None
 Glen Cove
 See Ridge Kids Program  
 Green Valley
 Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
 None
 Herman L Horn
 Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
  None
 Masons Cove
 Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
  None
 Mountain View
Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
  None
 Mt. Pleasant
Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
  None
 Oak Grove FULL for 2017-2018
  None
 Penn Forest K-2
FULL for 2017-2018
  Call (540) 857-5035
 Penn Forest 3-5
FULL for 2017-2018
  Call (540) 857-5035
 W.E. Cundiff
Register Online Here or call (540) 857-5035
 None


How to Register



Step 1: 

Check the list of elementary schools above to make sure there is still space available at your child’s school.  Specific school information is updated WEEKLY but may not reflect recent changes in program status.  Call our administrative office at (540) 857-5035 to be completely certain of program availability.

Step 2:

  Click on the link below and complete the Roanoke County Health History Form. (NOTE: Please DO NOT sign-in or create an account on this page)  At the bottom of this form click the submit button.  If you prefer, you may print it out and mail to Craig Avenue Recreation Center 900 Chestnut Street, Vinton, VA  24179 or email to zgibb@roanokecountyva.gov.

Step 3 (Option A - Register by Phone):

Register by phone at (540) 857-5035.


Step 3 (Option B - Register Online): 

New this year, complete your registration online using the Roanoke County Parks online registration portal. This option is available prior to the upcoming season, March 20- August 23 ONLY.

  • Log in to online registration portal. For new users, please create an account first.Make sure you create both a parent/guardian as primary account holder and your child as an additional family member. If you have done business with Roanoke County Parks since December, 2016 you have an existing account. Please use the Forgot Password function with your email on file to retrieve your account, or call (540) 857-5035 to inquire about your online login.
  • Under the REGISTRATION tab, choose AFTER SCHOOL from the category list and register for the appropriate program.Direct links to your school program are available in the ASK sites chart above.Select the green REGISTER button.
  • You will see a list of dates for the entire year on this page. Scroll to the bottom to select the registrant's name (your child). Accept the terms of our program waiver. Choose a payment option from AUTOMATIC PAYMENT SCHEDULE (every other week) or PAY IN FULL (the whole year).
  • Add to cart and complete your transaction

                                      

     





Program Fees 2017-2018



Automatic Draft


 Days Per Week
 First Child
 Each Additional Child
 5 Days
 $63  10% Discount

Please use your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover cards to make bi-weekly or monthly payments. Please note that cash/check payment will NOT be available this year. All outstanding balances for the previous year must be paid in order for a child to continue in ASK for the next year. Payments are based on 180 days of service.  Draft will occur on the 3rd and 18th of each month beginning August 18. There is no charge for holidays and breaks.  Inclement Weather Camp and Teacher Work Day Camp are separate programs that you must register for separately.


Update Your Payment Information Online Anytime

 New this year, you can change your credit card on file or update payment at any time!

  • Log in to online registration portal. If you don't remember your password, please use the Forgot Password function with your email on file to retrieve your account, or call (540) 857-5035 to inquire about your online login.
  • Select MY ACCOUNT > PAYMENT ACCOUNTS to manage your card(s) on file
  • Select the ADD NEW button to add a card
  • Under the ACTIVE PAYMENT SCHEDULES header, you can change which card is applied to your scheduled payment


Typical Daily Schedule


Daily activities at all After School for Kids Programs include gym or playground time, snack time, quiet time for homework or other quiet activities, and group or self-directed activities.  A daily schedule is posted at each program.  An example of the daily schedule is:

  •     2:20pm School is dismissed and participants go to the cafeteria
  •     2:20pm Roll-call and Check-In, Quiet Activities
  •     2:35pm Restroom Break
  •     2:45pm Active Time (Gym or Playground)
  •     3:35pm Restroom to wash hands
  •     3:45pm Snack
  •     4:00pm Restroom to wash hands
  •     4:15pm Homework or Quiet Activities
  •     5:15pm Group Activities, Enrichment Activities
  •     (This is flexible based on Homework needs and facility schedule)
**This schedule may vary at each site based on homework needs, school use, enrollment and planned activities


Parent Guide



View the After School for Kids Parents Guide 2016-2017

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