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Does Your Child Need Academic Assistance?

September 10, 2022

The Afterschool Program provides Aventura Waterways K-8 Center students with academic assistance including: homework, guidance in specific areas of study and the opportunity to engage in fun cross-curricular games at the Aventura Community Recreation Center.

The City will provide bus transportation at dismissal time only from the school to the recreation center on all school days. Parents or Guardians are responsible to pick up their child/children from the Recreation Center no later than 6:00 p.m. The Program Fee is $285 per-month along with a one-time $25 Registration Fee. The Fee includes: all activities, supplies and transportation. Snacks will be provided.

Food Service, Snacks and Water Bottles
The Afterschool Care Program will provide an individually wrapped snack for your participant. If you choose to bring a snack from home it must be nutritional, non-perishable and individually wrapped. We do not refrigerate or microwave any foods. Please make sure your child’s lunchbox has their name on it.

It is important that all employees and children stay hydrated. Please be sure to send your child to the daily program with a closed top water bottle that has first and last name written on it. City Facilities have bottle refill stations to refill the water bottles throughout the day.

Program Arrival Procedures
Students will be transported to the Aventura Community Recreation Center from Aventura Waterways K-8 Center by bus. A YMCA Employee will be on site and on the bus to receive the children. They will be responsible for performing the initial health screening and signing in each child upon arrival once they enter the bus. Students must go straight to the bus at the end of the school day. The bus will depart no more than 10 minutes after school has dismissed. If a student is required to stay after school for any reason, it is the responsibility of the Parent or Guardian to pick the student up from school. if a child will be absent from the program and will not need transportation from Aventura Waterways K-8 Center. A Parent or Guardian must call the Aventura Community Recreation Center at: (305) 466-3883. Or Email to:

For more information, contact the City of Aventura Community Services Department at: (305) 466-3883 Or via Email at: Registration can be completed exclusively Online only with a valid account through the City's Online Registration System (ORS) at:

Schedule: Monday through Friday from dismissal time through 6:00 p.m.
Location: Aventura Community Recreation Center, 3375 Northeast 188th Street, Aventura, Florida 33180.

Health & Safety
Please be advised that the City of Aventura’s Community Services Department has carefully planned and prepared this program with the safety of its community in mind. Safety guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Florida Department of Health (FDOH), and Miami-Dade County are being followed. The safety and health of the Aventura Community is important and the City of Aventura takes all of the necessary steps to ensure its safety.

To read the complete 'Parent Handbook' and policies go to:

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