Durham YMCAs – After School

When your kids are safe and having fun, you’ll like YMCA After School as much as they do! We offer After School programs at Lakewood YMCA and The River Church. YMCA After School is from school dismissal until 6 p.m. Early release days are included at no extra cost.

At lakewood montessori middle school

  • Lakewood Montessori Middle
  • Hope Valley Elementary
  • Pearsontown Elementary
  • After 2:30 p.m., students from any Durham elementary or middle school may enroll in After School Care, with their own transportation arrangements.
  • It is our understanding that Club Blvd. Elementary, Excelsior Classical Academy, and Rogers-Herr Middle School have arranged bus transportation for any children who want to enroll in YMCA After School at Lakewood. Please contact the school to make these transportation arrangements before registering for After School Care at the Y.

At THE kestrel heights elementary school

  • Elementary and Middle School


  • Quiet, supervised homework time
  • Creative arts
  • Indoor & outdoor games
  • Sports & specialty clinics
  • Assembly & snack time (children provide snack)


YMCA After School youth counselors receive 30 hours of staff training annually. They are responsible, knowledgeable high school and college-aged students who enjoy working with children.


2018 - 2019 Traditional and Year-Round Schools

$1,999.80/annual (Members)
$2,421.00/annual (Participants)

2019 - 2020 Traditional and Year-Round Schools

*Registration begins April 1 

Choose from monthly drafts or payment in full.
Financial assistance is available.

Billing and payment information


Registrations are accepted at any Durham YMCA location. Participants may begin After School the Monday after registering. Friday or weekend registrations can begin 1 week from the following Monday.