After School Program

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas hosts Anna ISD's After School Program for kindergarten through fifth grade students. 

The program runs from school dismissal until 6:30 pm Monday – Friday.

For 2017-2018 Prices, Click HERE. Financial Assistance is available.

YMCA Registration

If you have any questions, please contact one of our After School Program YMCA representatives.
Maria Estrada
SAS Customer Support Rep.
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
1621 W. Walnut Hill Lane
Irving, TX 75038
Phone: 972-560-3837
Sara Grobowsky
Program Director
School Age Services
Phone: 214-762-7807

Jodi Newman
Senior Program Director
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
1621 W. Walnut Hill Ln.
Irving, TX 75038
Phone: 214-600-1638

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. School Age Services provides on-site After School Enrichment programs in 12 schools districts, private and charter schools for a total of 64 schools, serving 6 counties. Our territory spans a 100 mile radius from Celina/Anna/Frisco to as far south as Midlothian & Wax. We have a team of 24 full time staff and about 250 part time staff that served an average daily attendance of 2,500 children.

Our after school program aims to develop the whole child; which is why each week children participate in activities designed to promote a healthy spirit, mind, and body. Our highly trained staff start with welcoming kids at check-in with a healthy snack and relationship building Huddle Time. Next, kids get to participate in engaging physical activity through the award-winning CATCH program. We then offer structured time for homework and independent or shared reading.

Our Ask Y? Enrichment Curriculum allows kids to discover, through engaging hands-on activities, the “why’s and how's” of our world and discover their passion. Ask Y? Enrichment Curriculum fosters critical thinking through activities such as STEM, games, arts & crafts, health & wellness, cultural exploration, and career discovery. Our program day wraps up with youth choice activities that kids love!

Our staff promote a positive character through relationships, belonging, and recognizing achievement. We practice Love & Logic ® and recognize students with positive interaction, PROPS, awards, and encouragement! After school programming is delivered with a focus on our Y Core Values: Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.

One of the most significant factors in determining the quality of programming is staffing. Choosing the right staff and training them is critical to program delivery and quality. We have a FT Curriculum Director and FT Training Specialist that design our training ladders and curriculum. All our staff are trained in CPR & First Aid, and attend new staff orientation, multiple hours of Pre-Training in Child Care, Child Abuse Prevention, and even shadow experienced staff at our various training sites 2-4 days prior to reporting to their assigned school.

Program Directors and Senior Program Directors complete regular site observations to ensure the quality of our programming and staff. Principal Meetings are scheduled twice per year where we both gather feedback and share success of our programs while building the relationships on site with the campuses.

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