After School

Children and Teens

Excel 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

  • Members receive a 10% discount.

  • $20 Registration fee per child with a maximum of $40 per family

  • Registrations received after July 15th may be required to pay one or two weeks of care at time of registration based on the child's start date.

  • Discounts and scholarships are not automatically transferred from the previous year. If receiving a discount or scholarship,  you will be required to renew this for the 2020-2021 school year. If your discount or scholarship is awarded, it will be effective the same week you applied for the discount. Discounts or scholarships are not retroactive.

  • Payments are drafted one week in advance. If you missed early registration you may be required to pay two weeks upfront depending on your start date.

  •  You may enroll online or at your local YMCA.


  • CCS (Child Care Services) Vendor

  • Elementary After School is Licensed by the 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.


Registration begins January 13, 2020
Duration: 12 Sessions
Tuition: $198 per participant (supplies included)
Drop-In Child Care after art class available:
Provided by the Y, $10 per session. Please call 210-924-2277 to register for drop-in.


Wiederstein       Tuesdays       Jan. 28 - April 21    3:30p - 4:30p
Rose Garden      Tuesdays       Jan. 28 - April 21    3:00p - 4:00p
Watts                Tuesdays       Jan. 28 - April 21    3:30p - 4:30p
Sippel                Wednesdays  Jan. 29  - April 22    3:00p - 4:00p
Green Valley      Thursdays      Jan. 30 - April 23    3:00p - 4:00p
Paschal              Thursdays     Jan 30 - April 23    3:30p - 4:30p

*No classes during Spring Break, March 9-13.



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

YMCA: 210-924-2277  | [email protected]

My Art Starz: 210-945-4411  |  [email protected]