Before-, after-school registration is open in Ocoee

Parents can sign up their students for childcare at the Jim Beech Recreation Center.


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Registration has begun for the city of Ocoee’s Before- and After-School Program. Both residents and non-residents can enroll their children at the Jim Beech Recreation Center from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Registration is open until filled. The program, open to children ages 5 to14, is held at the Jim Beech Recreation Center, 1820 A.D. Mims Road. Fun activities for the program include sports, crafts, homework time and movies. 

Children can be dropped off at the center beginning at 6:30 a.m. Pick up time ends at 6:30 p.m. Transportation to and from school will be provided for students who attend Citrus, Ocoee, Prairie Lake and Spring Lake elementaries and Ocoee Middle School.

The registration fee is $25 per child.  For Ocoee residents, weekly tuition for before- school care is $25 and $15 for each additional child. After-school care is $35 and $20 for each additional child. For before- and after-school care, the cost is $60 for the first child and $95 for two children. 

For non-residents, before school care is $35 and $25 for each additional child. After-school care is $45 for the first child and $30 for each additional child. For before- and after-school care, the cost is $80 for one child and $135 for two children.

New registrants must show proof of residency (Ocoee residents), photo identification, a current Ocoee water bill, birth certificate and shot records. The first week’s tuition and $25 registration fee must be paid at registration.

For more information, call the Jim Beech Recreation Center at (407) 905-3180.

 

 

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Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.