Daily Routine

NEW ADDRESS  ** Starting in September, Village Kids Afterschool will operate inside the Greenwich House building, located at 27 Barrow Street. Students will be picked up from school by the Village Kids staff and escorted to our location [5 minute walk].
Health & Safety
The afterschool program follows CDC guidelines and recommendations regarding enhanced hygiene and ventilation.
What should my child bring to Afterschool?
• Water bottle and afternoon snack [please pack nutritious, nut-free snacks and avoid avoid sugary foods.
• Children should wear comfortable fitness-friendly clothes and comfortable closed-toe shoes [preferably sneakers].

• Change of clothes is recommended for students in PreK and Kindergarten.
How does my child transition to Afterschool?
At the end of the school day, school teachers escort their classes downstairs for dismissal. Children who are
enrolled in our program are dismissed directly to the Village Kids Afterschool staff. 
VERY IMPORTANT • Please make sure your child’s teacher knows their afterschool schedule. School teachers cannot dismiss children unless they have express authorization from the family.
What will my child be doing in Afterschool?
• PreK children join our KidzKlub which includes a great mix of creative and recreational activities. During registration these families select Weekdays only.
• K-5 families are asked to choose one Specialty class for each Weekday selected during registration. Some specialty classes start at 3pm, others start at 4:00pm depending on spaces available each weekday. In addition to their chosen class, children will have snack time, homework, recreational sports and games, and free play.
Afterschool Dismissal
Adults will pick up children from 27 Barrow Street …..5:15-5:30pm (regular dismissal) • 5:45-6:00pm (extended day).
Is there an early dismissal option? 
Yes, early dismissal is available from 4:15-4:30pm. Please complete this form if you want to pick up your child at that time.
Late Pick Up
What if my child is registered for 5:30pm dismissal but I arrive late?
At 5:31pm children who did not get picked up transition into the Extended Day Supervision (until 6pm). A $10 fee will be added to your account to cover this extra service.
What happens if I arrive after 6:00pm?
The program closes promptly at 6pm. Any remaining children will have to wait outside with a staff member. Please call the afterschool office if you are unable to pick up your child by 6pm. Starting at 6:01, Late PickUp fees of $10 per 15 minutes will be added to your account (see Dismissal agreement for all details).