2021-22 School-Year Youth Programs

Enrollment for Before and After School Care for the 2021-22 School Year will begin on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 9am.  Priority registration for families needing 5 days per week of care will occur through June 30, 2021 or when stable group guidance (related to the COVID-19 Pandemic) is released (if after June 30th).  Families needing less than 5 days of care can still register, you will be enrolled into available spaced after June 30th.  More registration information will be posted here soon.

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2020-21 School-Year Youth Programs

Reflecting the 2020-21 WCCUSD school year model, the Recreation Department has adapted our school year Youth Programs model to help meet the care needs of our community. Following guidance from state and county health offices, our new program model centers around the best practices for providing care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the look and feel of our new program may be different than what families are used to, we remain dedicated to providing services that focus on health and safety or both students and staff, as well as allows our community to receive essential childcare services-- all while still providing plenty of FUN (friends, unity, & new experiences)!

Session 5: April 12 - June 3 (8 weeks)

Important Session 5 Update: Students will be allowed to attend their in-person school cohort in addition to their Recreation pod. 

Space permitting, late starts will be allowed. To inquire about registration after 4/11, please email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us


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Licensing Forms

Licensing forms are required for those enrolled in the programs at Harding, Madera, and Fairmont. After enrolling you will have 24 hours to complete the forms (once per school year) and either email them to recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or drop them off in the mailbox at the Community Center. Please note that the Community Center office is closed and the Swim Center Staff cannot assist or answer specific questions. Please open with Adobe Reader:

Madera Licensing Packet     Harding Licensing Packet     Fairmont Licensing Packet

Online Services

To view your City of El Cerrito Recreation account, pay bills, register for programs, print receipts and other options, please click here. Please call (510) 559-7000 or email  the Community Center for your personal log-in information. There is no fee for online registration or bill pay.

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