Out of School Time

The YMCA’s youth development programs are grounded in 150 years of lifting up kids so they can reach their full potential. Our passionate staff work diligently to create a welcoming, fun and safe place where every child can thrive, learn and grow. 

Our Out of School Time (OST) program provides a welcoming and transformative home away from home for your child, and our experienced OST staff are preparing for an exciting new year of physical, academic and recreational activities. 

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens July 11, 2022.

Slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a non-refundable $50 registration fee. 

 

Child care Locations

Lakewood

The YMCA offers Out of School Time and Day Camp at many locations in Jefferson and Denver County. 

Dennison Elementary***WAIT LIST ONLY***

401 Independence Street Lakewood, CO 80226
720 810 7342

Registration is a two-step process: 1) Register here after July 11 and receive an invitation from ePACT (via email 3 days after); and 2) Complete ePACT information including medical information. ePACT is required to attend. 

Options for the 2022-2023 school year: 

  • Before School only (6:30 - 8:30 AM): $285/month
  • After School only (3:20 - 6 PM): $375/month
  • Before & After School: $415/month
  • Kindergarten only - Half day care (8:30 - 11:30 AM OR 12:30 - 3:20 PM): $340/month

Families who do not need care during holiday/in-service days are eligible for a 15% discount off the before & after school monthly rate. 

Drop in rate: $25 half day/ $50 full day 

There is a non-refundable $50 registration fee.  

Program runs from 6:30 AM to the start of the school day and end of the school day to 6 PM. 

Rate Sheet

OST Calendar  Full Day Out at Welchester  Full Day Out at Shelton  Full Day Out at Arvada Y

Full Day Out Care for Dennison Elementary School is being offered at Welchester Elementary, Shelton Elementary, and the Arvada YMCA.

Full Day Out Care will be open to pre-registered, eligible families beginning Aug. 29.

Dennison Kindergarten (Half Day Program)

401 Independence Street Lakewood, CO 80226
720 810 7342

Registration is a two-step process: 1) Register here after July 11 and receive an invitation from ePACT (via email 3 days after); and 2) Complete ePACT information including medical information. ePACT is required to attend. 

Options for the 2022-2023 school year: 

  • Half day care is from 8:30 - 11:30 AM OR 12:30 - 3:20 PM: $340/month

If you also need Before School care (6:30-8:30 AM), After School Care (3:20 - 6 PM), please be sure to register for that option as well. 

Families who do not need care during holiday/in-service days are eligible for a 15% discount off the before & after school monthly rate. 

There is a non-refundable $50 registration fee.