School Pick-up is Available: Carpool service is available from Santa Monica Public Schools to the Santa Monica Family YMCA. Your child will be picked up at their classroom or designated area by YMCA staff and be safely transported to the Santa Monica Family YMCA. Our staff pays attention to dismissal schedules and will pick up children according to their school grade schedule when school is out. Carpool service is available for $40 per month with club registration. Space is limited and must be approved by the After School Enrichment Coordinator.
Drop-Offs Welcome: Participants may also be dropped off and signed in. Enrichment participants may be dropped off after 1:00 pm.
After-School Enrichment Registration: After-School Enrichment participants must be Santa Monica Family YMCA members. Click Here to see the membership rates. Additional After School Enrichment fees include one time $50 registration fee. Participants may register for one day a week or up to all five days. All prices will be prorated to the participant’s start date. Youths must be registered to participate. Online registration is not available for the After School Enrichment program. Completed registration forms may be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org OR faxed to the Y (attention: Youth Department) at (310)451-9906.
Click here for the After School Enrichment Registration form.
In addition to the registration form, all participants must have a Camper Information Packet on file. Camper Information Packets must be filled out annually and require a doctor’s signature on the medical form stating the child has had a physical within the year.
For more information, contact the Youth & Family Department staff at email@example.com at (310) 393-2721 (Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm).
Click here for the After School Enrichment Registration Form & Flyer.
When School is out and Kids Club is out, Camp is in!
The Y offers One-day School Break Day Camps as well as Winter, Spring and Summer Day Camps when school is out for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Day Camps are available for preschool and elementary campers during school holidays, spring/winter breaks, and summer vacation according to the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Calendar. Day Camp is a great place for your child to play in a safe environment that encourages character development, healthy lifestyles, and having fun!
All Campers: Staff ratio 1 to 5 campers
Camp Hours: 8:00am-6:00pm
Camp Activities & Daily Schedule
Camp days are split into 45 minute segments and include programs utilizing our state of the art facilities. Activities are age and developmentally appropriate, incorporate special events and group games and make use of such areas as the indoor basketball gym, roof top play area, tumbling gym, arts & crafts room, and multi-purpose game rooms.
All campers must be registered in order to participate. Fees vary on child’s age, membership, and registration date. See registration forms in the link above or register online at www.ymcasm.org. In addition to the registration form all campers must have a Camper Information Packet on file. Camper Information Packets must be filled out annually and require doctor’s signature on the medical form stating the child has had a physical within the year.
Contact Darrell Bryson, Youth Coordinator for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (310)393-2721, ext. 141. Parents are encouraged to review the Parent Survival Guide to find answers to many of their questions.
Partial scholarships are available. If you are in need of financial aid, the child must be a member of the YMCA. Questions about membership email email@example.com. Click Here for a Program Assistance Application and more information. Please read the application carefully and be aware of the deadline date to request assistance for Day Camp.
Be an Informed Parent
As you are evaluating camps for your children, make sure to ask some specific questions of the camp to ensure the camp takes abuse prevention seriously. CLICK HERE to read the “6 KEY QUESTIONS A PARENT SHOULD ASK OF A CAMP” and see the Y’s responses to these questions.