Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP)

2023 - 2024 SCHOOL YEAR
RECREATION AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM (RAP)
FOR 1ST TO 5TH GRADES
 
RAP is our supervised Recreation After School Program available to children who are enrolled in 1ST THROUGH 5TH GRADES for the following schools:
  • Bay Farm
  • Earhart
  • Edison
  • Franklin
  • Love
  • Maya Lin
  • Otis
  • Paden
  • Ruby Bridges
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Do you have a KINDERGARTNER attending one of these schools?  ARPD will pick up your student onsite if your child is enrolled in a Bridge Program (i.e., AIK).

Kindergartners will pay the same amount as the 1st to 5th Graders since ARPD will pick them up just prior to the 1st to 5th Grade dismissal time.

RAP PROGRAM STARTS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2023
Alternate programs may be offered on Non-School Days
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ONLINE RAP REGISTRATION
FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR
OPENS ON TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2023 AT 10:00 AM
 
 QR Code - RAP - Online Registration Online Registration Website:
www.alamedaca.gov/recreation
If your child's RAP site is full, add your child's name to the waiting list.  We may be able to open up additional spaces as we get closer to the start of the school year.

IMPORTANT:  Before RAP Program can begin at a school site, WE MUST HAVE 8 STUDENTS REGISTERED.

If we do not meet our minimum number, there is a possibility that our RAP Program for that school may be delayed or cancelled.

 All new and returning participants will be eligible to register.  In order for your child to be picked up on the first day of RAP, your child must be registered by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2023.

2023 FALL SESSION:  You will be required to pay a non-refundable $25 upon registration.

2024 WINTER & SPRING SESSIONS:  In order to continue in RAP for the remainder of the school year, you will need to renew your child's registration online.  Parents will be notified by email and given a limited time period when these sessions are open for renewals.

ARPD Programs follow all State and County Health protocols.  All RAP Program details are subject to change (i.e., AUSD calendar changes, Alameda County Health Department guidelines, etc.) 
Provide any details regarding your child's medical needs and/or any physical, emotional or developmental disabilities he/she may have

 

Games
Arts & Crafts
Cooking
Sports
Outdoor Activities (weather permitting) in a supervised, safe environment
Daily Snack
RAP meets every school day at dismissal time, including modified or early dismissal school days and ends at 5:30 pm.  
THERE IS NO RAP CARE ON SCHOOL HOLIDAYS OR NON-SCHOOL DAYS
AUSD provides us with the early and modified day schedule before the year beings and we plan accordingly

FOR 2023-2024 RAP SCHOOL YEAR:

Meet your RAP Leaders at the pre-designated pick-up areas at the school (see below).  All participants will walk back to the park as a group with the RAP Leaders.

SCHOOL  RAP SITE  MEET YOUR RAP LEADER AT: 
 Bay Farm  Tillman Park  Front of School Office at Flagpole
 Earhart  Leydecker Park  Near Big Play Structure
 Edison  Lincoln Park  Picnic Tables near Playground
 Franklin  Franklin Park  Front of School at Flagpole
 Love  Franklin Park  Four-Square Area on Play Yard
 Maya Lin  Washington Park  Front Steps on Taylor Avenue
 Otis  Krusi Park  Fence that runs between School Yard & Krusi Park
 Paden  Longfellow Park  Front Steps near Flagpole
 Ruby Bridges  Bayport Park  Front of Media Center at Flagpole

Once RAP Staff leaves school grounds for their park site, they cannot return to school for late kids (i.e. field trips, enrichment, etc.)  Any kids with bikes, scooters, skateboards or roller blades MUST walk or carry them and obey all traffic laws on the way to the park.  Be sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather.

You must contact ARPD before 11:00 am if your child will not attend RAP for any reason

Please send an email to arpd@alamedaca.gov OR call (510) 747-7529 ext. 1 before 11:30 am.

Be sure to leave your child's first and last name, absence date and school or RAP site

NO REFUNDS, CREDITS OR MAKE-UPS ARE ALLOWED FOR ANY DAYS YOU MISS
RAP fees DO NOT cover cost or enrollment for any non-school vacation camps.  (Camp enrollments require separate forms and fees)

 

All participants must be picked up by 5:30 pm 
Starting at 5:31 pm, a late fee of $1 per minute will be charged for late pick-ups, payable that day
If you are more than 30 minutes late, we will contact the Alameda Police Department to pick up your child and take him/her to the Police Station.  If late pick ups are a consistent problem, we will take further appropriate action.

All fees must be paid a minimum of 48 business hours in advance before your child is picked up for RAP.  You must pay by the published due dates:

2023 FALL SESSION
August 21 to November 17, 2023 
2024 WINTER SESSION
November 27, 2023 to March 15, 2024
2024 SPRING SESSION
March 18, 2024 to June 6, 2024



ATTENTION ALL 3 DAY PARTICIPANTS: 
DAY CHANGES:  You must specify the days of the week your child will attend.  These days will remain the same for the full session unless you pay the $15 administrative fee to change them.
EXTRA DAYS:  You CANNOT swap any unused regular day(s) for any extra day(s).  You may add an one-time additional pick up day (outside of your regular day); there is a $21 per day charge which must be paid in full 48 business hours in advance of the date needed.

A limited number of partial scholarships are available for Alameda residents only.  To apply, you will need to complete a Fee Assistance Request Form.

Supporting documents will need to be submitted along with the application.  Send an email to:  arpd@alamedaca.gov  to request an application form.