After School

Children and Teens

Excel After the Bell

Registration for the 2023 - 2024 school year is now open to the public.   

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. If you experience problems in receiving the 2nd child discount, please call 210-924-2277 for assistance.

  • Members receive a 10% discount with a Duo or Family Membership that includes children.

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

  • Our rate for the 2023-2034 after-school program is $85 per week for non-members and $76.50 for members with a family membership.    

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

  • You must apply for a new scholarship or discount every school year. Scholarships and discounts are not carried over from year to year.  If a scholarship or discount is awarded, it will be effective the same week you applied for the discount. Discounts or scholarships are not retroactive to the day your child started the program.

  • 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 Health and Human Services

  • On-School Campuses

  • Low staff-to-child ratios

  • Highly qualified staff who receive ongoing education

  • All staff undergo pre-employment background checks and FBI fingerprint


  • 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.