School's Out Programs Lex Fun 4 Kids

Find local after school programs, school’s out and no school day programs in Central KY.  Holiday?  Snow Day?  Summer Break!

Lex Fun 4 Kids has you covered!

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Many schools offer a program within the school for after school care.  Some schools run the program themselves but many are offered through Lexington Parks and Recreation.  There are also programs that will pick up after school or if you need before school care they will drop off your children at their school.  You can ask at your child’s school about what programs are available for them.

Extended School Program (ESP)

The Extended School Program (ESP) and the Recreation Enrichment and Learning Program (REAL) offer affordable, high-quality childcare. ESP and the REAL program are partnerships between the Lexington Parks & Recreation and the Fayette County Public School system.  For more information visit their website.  The Extended School Program is currently offered at the following elementary schools:

  • Athens-Chilesburg Elementary – 930 Jouett Creek Dr. (40509) WAITLIST
  • Garrett Morgan Elementary – 1150 Passage Mound Way (40509) WAITLIST
  • Julius Marks Elementary – 3277 Pepperhill Rd. (40502)
  • Northern Elementary – 340 Rookwood Dr. (40505)
  • Stonewall Elementary – 33215 Cornwall Dr. (40503) WAITLIST
  • Academy for Leadership at Millcreek Elementary – 1212 Reva Ridge Way (40517)
  • Yates Elementary – 695 E New Circle Road (40505)

 

Recreation Enrichment and Learning Program (REAL)

The Extended School Program (ESP) and the Recreation Enrichment and Learning Program (REAL) offer affordable, high-quality childcare. ESP and the REAL program are partnerships between the Lexington Parks & Recreation and the Fayette County Public School system.  The Recreation Enrichment and Learning Program is an after-school program for middle-school students. For more information visit their website.  The program is currently offered at the following middle schools: 

  • Edith J. Hayes Middle School, 260 Richardson Place (40509)
  • Jessie Clark Middle School, 3341 Clays Mill Rd. (40503)            

The REAL program is affordable, maintains a low staff-to-student ratio, and offers a range of both recreational and educational activities for students. All REAL program staff must receive training, required health tests and a criminal background check.

  • Morning session:  7 – 9 a.m. (Start of school)
  • Evening session:  4 – 6 p.m.

All About Kids

YMCA of Central KY

The Academy Gymnastics and Cheer

Childcare Network

Kidz Konnection

Kids R Kids

Common Good After School Program

Martial Arts USA

Elite Martial Arts


When school is out for one or two days or for spring break and you need care for just a day or for the week these programs are available at many local kid-friendly spots.

Living Arts and Science Center

Explorium

The Little Gym

YMCA of Central KY

Newton’s Attic

Lexington Children’s Theatre

Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

CREATE art + play Studio

All About Kids Childcare and Learning Center

Legacy Gymnastics

The Academy Gymnastics and Cheer

Wild Thyme Cooking

Childcare Network

Kindercare



School is cancelled – now what!?  Check out these great options.  Some are added the day of so be sure to check that morning and see if Lex Fun 4 Kids has a special Snow Day Deals post up!  Some of the above programs may also offer programming.

YMCA

The Academy Gymnastics and Cheer


Summer is a great time to check out camps, special events, and more!

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