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YMCA Afterschool Academy Begins August 2018
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
YMCA Afterschool Academy
YMCA Afterschool Academy

(HCS) - The YMCA Afterschool Academy will replace Hoover City Schools (HCS) After-School Care Program starting with the 2018-2019 School Year.  The Academy will be offered at all ten HCS elementary schools plus Brock’s Gap Intermediate School.  Registration begins March 1, 2018.

The YMCA Afterschool Academy will:

  • offer enriched, educational content that aligns with school curriculum

  • promote S.T.E.A.M. learning, service learning, and leadership development

  • incorporate health and wellness through physical activity

  • provide nutritious snacks in accordance with USDA guidelines

  • maintain low staff/student ratios

In addition to the above, the YMCA will engage students in global learning, college and career exploration, art exploration and 21st century skills (group work; conflict resolution; life/career skills).  

The YMCA offers programming when school is not in session at local YMCAs for an additional fee. Families will be provided full calendar information during the registration process.  A monthly fee ($259.00) will be charged for all participants and will be payable via bank draft.  The YMCA offers scholarships to those applicants showing financial need.  Learn more about scholarships at

For more information on the YMCA Afterschool Academy for the 2018-2019 School Year, please contact the YMCA of Greater Birmingham and/or visit this link: