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The Before and After School
Fun Club
The Southern Prairie YMCA Fun Club is held in the safe, secure, and familiar setting of the YMCA.  Our affordable program and quality staff will provide children with a safe and supportive enviornment where they can develop character development doing activities that incorporate the 4 core values of the YMCA.  This program is a fun and exciting time for children with different interests and abilities to grow as an individual as well as in a group setting by reinforcing respect, responsiblity, caring, and honesty.  The Fun Club staff is dedicated to building a program that builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all.  Children who are full-time participants in the Fun Club also recieve a free student membership, which expires September 1, 2003.
Program Features:  Breakfast and afternoon snack, homework time and academic support, pizza parties and other celebrations, games, indoor and outdoor play, arts and crafts, swimming, and field trips!
Location:  Southern Prairie YMCA
Transportation:  The YMCA provides transportation to and from the Creston schools.
License:  Iowa Department of Human Services
Before School                      $4.00 per day
After School                        $4.00 per day
Before or After School        $17.50 per week
Before and After School      $35.00 per week
Monday-Friday                   6:30-8:30 a.m.
Monday-Friday                   3:00-6:30 p.m.
Contact:  Melissa McCloud at 641-782-9622

(Dates of Scheduled No School)
Plan on being at the YMCA when you don't have to be at school.  Swimming, gym games, arts and crafts are provided for this fun and exciting day.
K-6th grade:                      9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Member Fee:                     $14.25 per child per day
Participant Fee:                  $23.00 per child per day
Extended hours available upon request!

Star in the spotlight

Tot Time Nursery Care
Not just babysitting!!  This is a time for your tot to be involved with their own activities while you enjoy your workout.  Parents must be on-site while children are in Nursery Care.
Days:              Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Time:               8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Evenings:         Monday & Wednesday
Time:               6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Other hours are availabe with enough requests.  If there is a time that works well for you, contact Melissa at 782-9622 to put your name on an interest list.  With enough request, we will offer nursery care at other times.