After School Programs and Summer Camp

childcare activities

Now Hiring! 

Do you enjoy working with kids? Apply now to join us for Summer 2022 as a Camp Counselor! Work with kids ages 5-12, spend your summer outside, and enjoy pool time and field trips with our Summer Camp family. Visit and apply under "Child Care Assistant." Pay is $15/hr, effective May 2022.


No School Day Program

On days that Winchester Public Schools are closed for teacher work days/professional development days, the HIVE is OPEN! Pre-registration is required for each NO SCHOOL DAY and is not included in the weekly HIVE & HIVE Club fee. The program is open to non-HIVE members as well, ages 5-12. Must be a Winchester City Public School student. Call to register (540) 662-4946.

  • Dates:
    • Spring Break: Monday - Friday, 4/11 - 4/15 (8:00am - 6:00pm). Register by 4/4.
  • Bring:
    • Packed lunch
    • Any virtual learning equipment, if needed
  • Fees: $8 for HIVE kids, $30 for all other WPS students. Spring Break Fees: $100 for the week, $30 per day.

HIVE Child Care Program 2021-2022

  • Begin: August 19, 2021
  • Hours: Dismissal of school until 6 pm
  • Transportation: Will be provided by WPS.
  • Registration: FULL
    • Students Pre-K through 6th from Winchester City public schools only.
    • Register online, at the Rec Center or call 540-662-4946
  • Fees: Auto debit payment required for all households.

HIVE PreK - 4th


Registration Fee (non-refundable)


HIVE Weekly Fee


HIVE "An10a" 10 Punch Pass


HIVE Club 5th - 6th


Registration Fee (non-refundable)


HIVE Club Weekly Fee


HIVE Club "An10a" 10 Punch Pass


Fees Revised January 2022

What is a RDF? In recognition that City of Winchester residents support our department through their city taxes, the City offers residents a discounted fee (RDF). Non-residents pay the regular fee for lessons, training classes, and rentals.


All Day Summer Camp 2022

Children will experience many activities such as swimming, field trips, physical activity, and a lot of outdoor fun! Children will need to bring with them daily: a water bottle, tennis/running shoes, lunch, and a morning snack. Afternoon snack will be provided by WPRD. On pool days, children will need to bring a swim suit, towel, sunscreen, and pool shoes (for the pool area only). Auto debit payment is required for all households. First week's fee is due at time of registration. All other weeks will be charged once camp begins. 

Note: Camp will be CLOSED 6/20 and 7/4.

  • Dates: June 13 - August 5, 2022
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages: 5-12 (as of June 1, 2022)
  • Weekly Fees: $125 or $115 RDF, $5 sibling discount
    • Financial Aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and only City residents are eligible. Only completed financial aid packets will be considered. Please email if interested in financial aid.
    • Auto debit payments required for all households.
  • Cancellation: One week WRITTEN notice must be given to terminate your spot. A non-refundable $20 cancellation fee will be charged.
  • Bring: Lunch and a morning snack (food must not require heating or refrigeration). Afternoon snack is provided.
  • Registration: Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. on W, 4/20 for City residents. Registration opens for all others at 10:00 a.m. on M, 4/25. Registration will remain open until all spots are filled. Spots are limited and will fill quickly. At the time of registration, 1st week of attendance payment will be required. Full Day Summer Camp Registration REQUIRES that you create an online account on CommunityPass at Registrations can easily be completed online through our new registration program. Phone registration will not be taken.

Stephanie Frazier
Childcare Coordinator
Winchester Parks & Recreation
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791