After School

Children and Teens

Excell After the Bell

As a leader in youth development, the YMCA of Greater San Antonio After School Program serves over 3,500 children ages 5-13 on a daily basis providing safe, quality, affordable afterschool care. Schoolage children are welcome to enroll in any of our afterschool sites year round.

YMCA members and non-members are welcome to enroll.

Enrollment is open to any child, ages 5-13 years old who is a student of the school/district in which the site is located.

  • 10% discount on the lesser rate for the second child

  • Participants enrolling online will have their enrollment fees waived

  •  You may also go to your local YMCA and enroll in person


  • CCS (Child Care Services) Vendor

  • Elementary After School is Licensed by Texas Department of Family & Protective Services

  • On-School Campuses

  • Low staff-to-child ratios

  • Highly qualified staff who receive ongoing education

  • All staff undergo pre-employment drug tests & background checks


  • Fun, engaging curriculum to include but not limited to:

    • Arts and Humanities

    • Health, Wellness and Fitness

    • Math and Literacy

    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • Homework assistance

  • 30 minutes of physical activity daily

  • Positive, values-based environment

Financial Assistance

We believe every child deserves access to high-quality care. For more information about our financial assistance program and documents needed upon application, please click HERE.


After School Art Classes

YMCA is partnering with My Art Starz to offer after school art classes for children (ages 6 & up) led by experienced art instructors. Students will nurture their imagination and creativity through self-expression all while having fun! Young artists will explore with chalk pastels, clay sculpting, drawing, painting, watercolor and much more! During our fall session, students will also receive a set of note cards that will have a selected piece of “their” art printed on them.


Duration: 12 Sessions
Tuition: $198 per participant (supplies included)
Drop-In Child Care: Provided by the Y for + $10  YMCA 


Wiederstein    Tuesdays      Sept. 11 - Dec. 4    3:30p - 4:30p
Sippel             Wednesdays Sept. 12 - Dec. 19  3:00p - 4:00p
Green Valley  Thursdays     Sept. 13 - Dec. 6    3:00p - 4:00p
Paschal         Thursdays      Sept. 13 - Dec. 6    3:30p - 4:30p



 To register online CLICK HERE!

If you are wanting to do a Day Drop In, instead of the full week, please register by phone:

YMCA: 210-924-2277

My Art Starz: 210-945-4411