Active Kids Club - After School Program
Welcome to the Active Kids Club Program - Licensed Child Care
The Active Kids Club (AKC) program is a licensed after school program that operates in partnership with School District 42 in local elementary schools. This program is available at Albion, Laity View and Yennadon Elementary schools.
Children in grades K-7 are provided with supervision from trained City of Maple Ridge children’s employees. Program opportunities are provided that support safe, fun, active and inclusive activities. The AKC program strives to support children with their development in play, fitness, imagination and sense of curiosity in the world around them.
Please note the Active Kids Club program will follow all Provincial & Municipal Guidelines, WorkSafe BC requirements and will align with School District 42 policies.
AKC is currently accepting registrations for the 2021/2022 school year. Please contact email@example.com for information to register for the current school year.
2022 – 2023 School Year Registration – Coming Soon
To register for the upcoming September 2022 – June 2023 school year, please read the information below regarding steps to register. Registration starts on June 1, 2022 at 6:00 AM - Calendar Request Forms received before this date will not be accepted. Space will be limited and space will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. Early registration is recommended to secure child care. The new 2022 - 2023 Parent/Guardian Handbook is available now and an AKC FAQ is available for review below!
- How do I contact the Active Kids Club program?
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-467-7453.
- Does my AKC registration carry over year to year?
No, AKC provides equal opportunity for families to attain affordable childcare.
Each year, families must apply to the program and registration is secured on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- Does the AKC program offer a pro-rated amount if I only need care for an hour after school?
No, the fee for the AKC program is a daily rate regardless of how long your child attends.
- Why can’t I register my kindergarten at AKC during gradual entry?
Due to the varying schedules and attendance during gradual entry we are unable to secure staffing for additional care during this time.
- How often do I need to update my Calendar Request during the school year?
Once your calendar request form is submitted updates are only needed if you plan to change the days of care needed. Changes must be submitted seasonally.
Active Kids Club 2022 - 2023 Registration Instructions | Three Step Process
There are three steps in the registration process for the Active Kids Club (AKC) program. All must be completed in full. Please note that registration for the 2022 - 2023 school year begins June 1, 2022 at 6:00 AM.
Click the AKC Calendar Request Form button below, opening the Form in a tab, or click here.
Complete the fillable Calendar Request Form (PDF) that opens for each individual child, save it, then attach (all) calendar(s) in one email and send to email@example.com.
One email must be submitted per family with all individual children’s Calendar Request Forms attached.
Remember to save a copy of the auto reply from firstname.lastname@example.org as proof your request was delivered and for your reference.
An Active Kids Club supervisor will contact families once an AKC Calendar Request Form has been received from our registration department.
An email request will be sent to families with a link to complete the Active Kids Club online registration form. Registration forms must be completed within 3 days of receiving the email request.
Once a registration form is received and reviewed to ensure complete a request for Payment Form will be requested via email.
An email will be sent by an Active Kids Club supervisor requesting payment confirmation for monthly payment withdraw. The email will include a secure fillable online form for families to complete. This form is required for monthly payment is Visa or Mastercard.
Active Kids Club Subsidy
To apply for the Affordable Child Care Benefit Subsidy for the Active Kids Club, please contact us via email for more information.
Program Registration Minimums
AKC locations must maintain minimum attendance numbers to sustain the program for the remainder of the school year. This will be reviewed weekly and if a school location is not consistently operating at minimums, child care availability may be reduced or cancelled.
Fee Reduction Initiative Program
The Active Kids Club Program has been approved to opt in to the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative to reduce parent fees for kindergartens. Parent fee reduction amounts receive are prescribed by the Ministry of Children and Family Development and are based on type of care. The amount Active Kids Club will receive to reduce parent fees for kindergartens is $2.50 per day per child.