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New Requirement: Valid Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID Card is Required Prior to Registration

After School Programs 2017 – 2018 School Year

During the school year, the city offers two options for your child’s care after school: Afternoon Fun Zone or Storytelling Hour. These programs take place across from the Norman S. Edelcup K-8 School, at Pelican Community Park. The programs are run by the city and therefore, are based on residency. Please read the information below for details.

NOTICE: Afternoon Fun Zone is SOLD OUT. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list, please fill out and turn in the waitlist form along with your Resident ID Documentation. 

After School Program Brochure School Year 2017-2018 

Activity Registration Form

Rules, Policy & Procedure Acknowledgement Form (Must be Signed & Turned In)

Waitlist Form

Registration Dates:
Saturday, July 22, 2017
  – Open to Residents (Valid Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID Card Required in Advance)
Saturday, August 5, 2017 – Open to All (Residents & Non-Residents)

Registration Hours:
Monday – Saturday 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm

ASP Storytelling Hour
This program is for children in Kindergarten or 1st grade who are enrolled in the Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8. This program is from dismissal time until 3pm on each weekday, except Wednesday. The purpose of this program is to serve those families where one sibling is dismissed at 2pm and the other sibling is dismissed at 3pm. Students are picked up directly from their classrooms at dismissal, and brought over to Pelican Community Park. Students are provided with a snack, and enjoy various activities such as storytelling, arts & crafts, and physical games. Enrollment is limited to 50 students.
*Please download the brochure for current pricing and info.

Afternoon Fun Zone — SOLD OUT!
This program is for any child enrolled in the Norman S. Edelcup Sunny isles Beach K-8. This program runs Monday through Friday, (school days only) from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. Students are either picked up from their classrooms or from the cafeteria, depending upon their grade level. They will be provided a snack, start their homework, and participate in various fun activities, such as arts & crafts, sports and games. Counselor to student ratio is 1:10. Enrollment is limited to 300 participants. Once the program reaches capacity, a waitlist will be formed.
*Please download the brochure for current pricing and info.

This program is SOLD OUT, please download and turn in our Waitlist Form

All Day Fun Zone
This program is offered on Teacher Planning Days for school-aged children.
Program Days: September 21, October 2, October 27, November 22, January 19, March 23, April 20.
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (K-8th Grade)
*Program fee includes daily activities and lunch is provided.

How to Register:
In order to take advantage of priority registration and receive the resident discount, you must have a valid Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID card. Registration for residents of Sunny Isles Beach begins on July 22 at Pelican Community Park. To register, please complete a registration form per child, pay the non-refundable registration fee, and pay the first session in full. There is no deposit. A copy of your child’s birth certificate is required as part of the registration.

Pick Up:
In order for a student to attend Aftercare, he/she must be picked up from school by the ASP staff. Students must be signed out on the dismissal sheet at the front desk by a parent or another authorized person. All parents or authorized persons picking up a student must present a photo ID. No Exceptions. Students will not be dismissed to your vehicle. All students must be picked up by 6pm. The Late Pic Up Policy is as follows:

  • 6:00pm – 6:15pm  $10
  • 6:16pm – 6:30pm  $20
  • After 6:30pm        $20 plus $1 per minute for every minute after 6:30pm
  • After 9:00pm        Your child will be taken to the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department. Late fees must be paid in full when picking up your child.

Payment Procedure:
Afterschool programs are paid by session. Payments are due on the last Tuesday of each session. If payment is not made, your spot will be forfeited and you will NOT be notified. If space is still available and you come to pay after the due date, a late fee of $5.00 per day (including Saturdays and Sundays) will apply, AND it will take approximately 24 hours to process your payment (i.e. your child will NOT be picked up if payment was received that same day). Absenteeism does not change fees. Payment can be made via cash, checks money order, or credit card (VISA/Mastercard/American Express).

For check payments, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Make checks payable to “City of Sunny Isles Beach.”
  • Please write your child’s name on the bottom of the check.
  • If a check is returned for insufficient funds, we should receive payment within 2 days or your child may not be allowed to continue attending the program. Payment must be made in cash or by money order for the amount on the NSF check, plus a $30 bounced check fee.
  • If we receive more than one NSF check, you will be required to pay all future payments in cash or by money order.

If your child has been enrolled in the program and you wish to withdraw him/her, please notify the office in writing. Notice must be given at least 7 days prior to withdrawal in order to receive a refund.