Kids Center After School

For K5-3rd Grade with Transportation

3:00-6:00 PM (5:30 Fridays)

We are pleased to announce that Kids Center After School Programs, Youth Rec classes, and Spring Break Camps will return in March for both our members and our community! Providing a safe space for kids to grow happens every day at the J. We’re excited to begin a new spring adventure with our students and families, and look forward to building a safe environment full of values, friendship, and fun.

At the JCC, we know how hard it is to find after school options that make everyone happy. Parents want their children to be safe and engaged, while kids just want to hang out with other kids and have fun. We think Kids Center strikes that perfect balance.

From the moment the kids arrive, either on the JCC bus or walking with a staff member across the Karl Campus property, they find they have lots to explore.

Weekly schedules coincide with your school’s in-person days.

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
  • Monday – Thursday
  • Monday – Friday

Each school group will be transported by JCC mini-bus from school to the JCC and spend their afternoon enjoying scheduled activities in 35 minute rotations that include gym, swim, art, classroom fun, and time outside in our adjacent fenced courtyard. Children will remain in designated groups throughout their afternoons in Kids Center. Parent pickups will be scheduled to ensure groups don’t mix. All children and staff will wear masks and follow physical distancing protocols for a safe and fun experience.

Parents and kids alike know that the heart of our program is our Kids Center staff. Our team of youth professionals partner with parents to help their children build confidence, resilience, responsibility, and competence while always having the children’s safety and well-being as a top priority.

4 Days per week with transportation
JCC Members $366/month • Community $406/month

5 Days per week, Karl Campus schools
JCC Members $273/month • Community $313/month


Scroll down to view our Kids Center FAQs.

Please note that a minimum enrollment must be met for program to be offered. Space is limited and scholarships are available.

We haven’t forgotten about Spring Break Camps! Learn more.
Not yet a JCC Member? Membership is open to the community. Learn more.

Kids Center FAQs

Questions about Kids Center?

Contact Ronna Ruffin, Director of Youth Programs, at 414-967-8218.

Not just for the kids

The JCC is at the center of many of our families’ lives. Whether you become a member and get access to our fitness and aquatics center plus discounts on classes and programs, or you choose to participate a la carte, we are here to support your growing family.

Make Time for Family Time

With Family Fun Nights, holiday programs, and special events filling the JCC calendar, your family can play together all year long.

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Our inclusive community supports students with special needs and their families through S.T.A.R.S. programs, tutoring, and camps.

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