After School Childcare

City of Montpelier


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We are a Licensed Afterschool Program

The City of Montpelier Recreation Department runs an afterschool childcare program for all children who are in Kindergarten up to 12 years old. The program operates 5 days a week, Monday – Friday 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm. This program is run out of the Old River Rock School space located at 46 Barre Street next door to the Senior Center. and currently runs in accordance with the school calendar year.

We have expanded our options to now include single (or a couple) day(s) a week attendance. You no longer have to commit for a full week. See the new daily fees below. Any scheduled closures during holidays and other scheduled off-days will be announced in advance. Fees are adjusted for full days in several of the weeks offered.
The Afterschool Program ensures young children arrive safely from school by having program staff walk children to the Afterschool Program directly from Union Elementary School. The Program’s staff consists of an experienced Director and Program Staff who are certified in CPR and First Aid and is managed by the City’s Recreation Department.

Each day will be filled with all kinds of age-appropriate activities (indoor activities, crafts & outdoor or gym activities).
Parents may pre-enroll their children in the program to ensure a spot. Pre-registration is required for the Afterschool Program. Payment is due the Thursday prior to the week the child is attending.  
Pre-enrolled weeks may be cancelled by emailing You can find us on the web at

Montpelier Capital Kids After School Childcare Program ; Winter Session registration are open now!

Winter Session Begins Monday, November 28th. Download the registration form.

For Registration Forms and
Winter dates, click here.

 Fee Schedule:

Montpelier Resident
Non-Montpelier Resident
Session Name2:30 - 5:30 pm2:30 - 5:30 pm
Regular Afterschool Sessions
$80 /week
($75/week for additional family members)
($95/week for additional family members)
NEW! Daily Rates
(if you don't need an entire week of childcare)
($18/day for additional family members)
($24/day for additional family members)