For Immediate Release
August 6, 2015
Contact: Jackie Calzadilla
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami Lakes has partnered with two organizations to provide afterschool care programs. 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.
The YMCA will be offering an afterschool care program beginning August 24 at Roberto Alonso Community Center (RACC), 16500 NW 87th Avenue, Miami Lakes. 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 and recreational activities. For more information or to register, please call the YMCA at (305) 357-4000.
The Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency (PEAR) will be offered upon completion of the newly constructed Miami Lakes East Park Youth Center, 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. Participants will take the adventure beyond the classroom through cross-curricular games that are inspirational, fun and always “Pair Play with Purpose.”
For more information on PEAR and how to register, please contact Kristina Labossiere at firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-698-9308.