The Mansfield Parks & Recreation Before and After School Friends Program
Mansfield Community Center, 10 South Eagleville Rd. Mansfield, CT 06268
Vinton Elementary School, 306 Stafford Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
Southeast Elementary School, 134 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
Phone: 860-429-3015, Fax: 860-429-9773
Program Director: Jared Redmond
Ages: K-5 at MCC location and K-8 at VES and SES locations
Calendar: Program operates all days school is in session, including scheduled half days. If Mansfield Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the program is closed.
Program hours: Before School Hours (VES and SES ONLY) – 7:00am to start of school day. After school programs runs from school dismissal to 6:00pm. Transportation is provided from the elementary and middle schools to the Community Center.
Minimum days/week: Pre-registered Drop In available and any combination of consistent days per month.
Fee structure: Regularly scheduled days (by month) is $10.50 each morning/$13 each afternoon. Drop-In Rate is $12.50 each morning/$15 each afternoon. Fees vary from month to month based on the number of days/hours the program runs.
Waiting list available: yes
Brochure/flyer available: yes
Staff Qualifications: Red Cross First Aid and Infant/Child CPR certifications
Additional info: Snack provided from the Mansfield Public School Food Services Department
Special features: The After-School Friends Program offers a safe, fun and relaxed atmosphere for children at the end of the school day. The program is for children in grades K – 5 whose parents would like them to join special activities in a peer setting, or are unable to care for them after school. Participants are bused to the Community Center from their schools daily or have the option of staying at Vinton or Southeast Schools. The children are offered daily snacks and beverages upon arrival to the Community Center.
Fee waiver program available, call for more information