Before & After School

2018-2019 Before & After School Recreation Program – Registration Open!

KCRMD Before & After School Recreation Programs provide a caring, safe and fun learning environment. Students explore a wide variety of activities that develop learning, encourage imagination and promote positive social skills. Join us for exciting science experiments, cooking, art projects, sports, games, reading, homework help and more! We offer year-round care and provide full-day care on most early release days, school holidays and vacations. Register and pay only for the days you need each month!

Hours: 6:45 am until school starts and after school until 6 pm
Ages: K – 6th grade
Locations: Ranch House, Community Center and Dakota Lodge (Transportation is provided to and from Shaffer and Bradford K-8 each day.)


Daily Fee
Drop in
Before School only $12 / $17 $14 / $19
After School only $16 / $21 $18 / $23
Both Before & After $22 / $27 $24 / $29
Early Release Day $26 / $31 $26 / $31 if space is available
Full Day $40 / $48 $40 / $48 if space is available


We offer a 10% sibling discount for children that attend at least 8 times per month. This discount applies to regular Before & After School programs when both siblings attend. This discount does not apply to Early Release Days, Drop-in care, Full Days, Winter, Spring or Summer Camps.

2018-2019 Registration Documents

Spots are still available for the 2018-2019 school year! See below for important registration information and forms.  

Questions or want to schedule a tour? Please contact Lizz Lackey at lizzl@kcranch.org or 303-979-4070.

Before & After Care at Dakota Lodge

There is also a Before and After school program for Bradford K-8 located at Dakota Lodge. It is through our KC Nature Environmental Education program. See the KC Nature Young Explorers page for more information.

KCRMD Youth Programs’ Mission: 

The Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District Youth Programs collaborate to promote safe, enriching experiences for youth and families through educational exploration. As a dedicated team, we foster positive development and healthy lifestyles.

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