Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut


After School at
ESCAPE to the Arts
293 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810
P. 203 794 1413
F. 203 207 5554
Our mission is to support youth development through participation in the arts and humanities. We hope that through our After School Program, youth will value lifelong learning, develop stronger character and feel empowered.

Each day YMCA vans pick up students at Rogers Park and Broadview Middle Schools at dismissal time. Students can now enroll in classes 1 – 5 days a week depending on their schedule and interests.  Homework time and classes are taught by professional staff.

Classes include Cartooning,
Woodworking, Cooking, Photography, Painting, Pottery, Puppet Theatre and more. Physical activity is also available on Mondays and Fridays.
September 8, 2014 – June 12, 2015 2:45 to 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday (enroll 1 to 5 days a week)
Grades 6, 7 & 8
    $25 Registration Fee
    $15 a day for program
    $3 a day for transportation home (if needed)
    Fee assistance is available. 
New classes and days may be selected each session:
Session Dates:
September 8, 2014 - December 22, 2014
January 5, 2015 - June 12, 2015

To register for the program, parents must:
1. Complete the Registration Packet with all paperwork
2. Read the Student-Parent Handbook with your child
3. Complete a Financial Assistance Application (if applying for scholarship)
4. Meet with an ESCAPE director (parent & child must be present)
Registration will be on a first come first served basis until enrollment is full.