Frequently Asked Questions
How does my child get to the Sports CLUB after-school program?
As a parent, you need to contact the front office of your child's school to record a change in transportation to Sports CLUB. At dismissal, your child's teacher will take your child to a Sports CLUB designated area. Your child will check in with a Sports CLUB staff member when they arrive.
Where and what time can I pick up my child?
For pick up, please bring a photo ID every day for pick up at the Sports CLUB check-out location. Please contact your child's individual site for exact location of Sports CLUB check-out. The times for pick up can be any time between 3:15 and 6:30 pm.
Does my child need to attend every day?
No, your child is not required to attend every day, however, please be advised of your child's site payment policy.
Where are the Sports CLUB sites located?
In Southwest Florida, Sports CLUB locations include:
- Bonita Recreation Center
- Community School
- Osceola Elementary
- Pelican Marsh Elementary
- Poinciana Elementary
- Royal Palm Elementary
- Sabal Palm Elementary
- Sports CLUB Center
- Vineyards Elementary
What days are the various Sports CLUB locations open?
Collier County Public School sites are open in the morning before school from 6:30am -7:45am and after school from 2:45-6:30pm on regular school days. We are also open on early dismissal and teacher planning days. Please review the Collier County School Calendar for specific days for the current school year. We are open at select locations for most school holidays, winter and spring break, as well as during the summer. On days we are not open at a Collier County Public School site, we may be open at the Sports CLUB Center. Please check ahead of time for vacancy.
How does payment work?
Payment is due the first day of your child's attendance regardless of the Sports CLUB location. For Collier County Public School locations, parents will need to notify the director the amount of days your child will be attending that current week on the first day of your child's attendance. We only accept payment in the forms of credit card, in-state check, or money order. Click the following link for fees
What is the daily routine?
Daily Routine is as follows: (Time may vary according to the site.)
- 2:45 - 3:30 - Check -in, Free Play, Snack
- 3:30 - 4:15 - First Rotation/Homework
- 4:15 -5:00 - Second Rotation
- 5:00 - 6:15 - Tutoring, homework, activities, Optional Third Rotation.
What are some of the specific activities?
Our daily activities program includes but is not limited to the following: arts and crafts, baseball, cheerleading, dance, floor hockey, football, free play activities, homework assistance, kickball, lacrosse, literature club, ping pong, scooter games, soccer, tumbling, and volleyball. We also have various special events throughout the year. Children are encouraged to make positive choices for themselves by selecting an assortment of activities each day that provides both physical and mental benefits.
What if we need after-care but our child does not enjoy sports?
Sports CLUB also offers a variety of activities including: arts and crafts, board games, dance, educational group games, literature club, and theatre.
What if I cannot afford after-school care but want my child to attend Sports CLUB?
Sports CLUB is a participant in the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida
and has its own scholarship program. Please contact the local site director for more information regarding scholarship application deadlines.
What is the organizations staffing policy?
All Sports CLUB staff members are state and federal background checked prior to employment as well as child care facility training through the Department of Children and Families. Sport CLUB also requires each staff member to attend yearly in-service trainings including first aid and CPR courses. Although the State of Florida requires a staff to child ratio of 25:1, Sports CLUB strives to maintain well above the minimum by maintaining a 15:1 ratio.
What schools are busing to the Sports CLUB Center after-school and how do I sign up my child?
Currently, we are bussing children from Laurel Oak Elementary and Veterans Memorial Elementary. If you register your child to take the Sports CLUB bus from their school to the Center you will need to fill out the following forms: Child Care Enrollment Application, Collier County School Transportation Permission Slip, and the Laurel Oak Elementary and Veterans Memorial Elementary Transportation form all located on our website. Once you have all forms completed you can turn them into the Sports CLUB Center or fax them to: 239.566.2582. Please notify your child's school of the transportation change to Sports CLUB as well as notify the Sports CLUB Center.