After School Programs and Summer Camp

childcare activities

Welcome to the HIVE!

Winchester Parks & Recreation hosts a fun, caring place for children in grades PreK-6th to spend their after-school hours. Open to students attending Winchester City Public Schools, HIVE and HIVE Club offer a wide variety of both active and passive activities including sports, enrichment, games, crafts, and much more! The programs are offered from the first day through the last day of school, from school dismissal to 6:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Transportation is provided by WPS via school bus. Pre-registration and enrollment is required. Financial Aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the Childcare Coordinator with questions. Students can be enrolled weekly or as An10a occasional use coupon users. An10a coupons are only valid for the current school year.

WPRD has a new and improved registration system! Create an account for yourself and your household (if applicable) on the CommunityPass website so you are ready to register. 

HIVE Child Care Program 2023-2024

The Registration/Week 1 fee or An10a coupons fee is due at time of registration. Auto debit payment is required for all households. Registration will be organized by school, so be sure to assign your child's school in his/her CommunityPass profile.

School Year Closed Dates: 9/4, 11/22-24, 12/22-29, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 5/3, 5/27 

  • Begin: August 10, 2023
  • Hours: Dismissal of school until 6:00 p.m.
  • Transportation: Will be provided by WPS.
  • Registration: Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. on TU, 7/11 for City residents. Registration will remain open until all spots are filled. Spots are limited and will fill quickly. At the time of registration, the first weekly fee or An10a coupons fee is due. HIVE registration REQUIRES an online account on CommunityPass. If you have not yet created one, please do so at
  • Fees: Auto debit payment required for all households.

HIVE PreK - 4th


HIVE Registration /
Week 1 Fee

(Due at time of registration)

HIVE Weekly Fee


HIVE "An10a" Coupons
(10 visits)

(Due at time of registration)


HIVE Club 5th - 6th


HIVE Club Registration / Week  1 Fee

(Due at time of registration)

HIVE Club Weekly Fee


HIVE Club "An10a" Coupons (10 visits)

(Due at time of registration)

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 this year, the cost IS included in the weekly HIVE & HIVE Club fee. The cost for An10a users is $25. The program is open to non-HIVE members as well, ages 5-12. Must be a Winchester City Public School student. The cost for non-HIVE members is $25. All students need to bring a packed lunch.

  • Fall/Winter Dates 2023/2024

No School Day
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Register By

F, 9/1 M, 8/28
F, 10/13 M, 10/9
M, 10/16 M, 10/9
TU, 11/7 M, 10/30
TU, 1/2 - F, 1/5 M, 12/18
F, 2/16 M, 2/12

All Day Summer Camp 2023

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 6/19 and 7/4.

  • Dates: June 5 - August 4, 2023
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages: 5-12 (as of June 1, 2023)
  • 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: WPRD Summer Camp is FULL for Summer 2023! If you are on the waitlist, you will hear from staff if a spot becomes available. Registration is now CLOSED.

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