For Immediate Release
August 11, 2016
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Miami Lakes, FL - Have you registered for the Town’s afterschool care? Summer is almost over and the schoolyear is around the corner. The Town of Miami Lakes in partnership with PEAR and the YMCA will be offering afterschool care throughout the school year beginning August 22nd. The Programs will run Monday – Friday from 2 pm to 6 pm for children between the ages of 5 and 15 years old. Transportation will be provided from Miami Lakes schools to the program locations by the program providers.
YMCA’s program will be offered at the Roberto Alonso Community Center (RACC), 16500 NW 87th Avenue. Students will receive daily homework help as well as academic curriculum and project-based learning which include science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and book buddies. YMCA also offers a variety of enrichment options through sports, health & wellness programs, games, arts & crafts, tutoring, and recreational activities. For information on the YMCA, please call (305) 357-6622.
The Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency (PEAR) will be offered at the newly constructed Youth Center, located at 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East. PEAR’s innovative wellness-based curriculum educates and equips participants for wellness success and includes activities in the areas of: Fitness Fun, Team Training, Sports of Sorts, Art Adventures, Performance Play, PEAR Core Values and Simplified Science. PEAR Plus Academic Assistance will offer time for children in the program to work on their homework and get additional guidance in areas of academic necessity. For information on PEAR, please call Shelley Erasmus at (954) 261-6154 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.