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B.E.S.T. CLUB AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Parks Make Life Better!
 

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE.

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B.E.S.T. Afterschool Programs
(Bringing Everyone's Strengths Together)

Supporting our mission to "enhance human development" and "strengthen community safety
through the provision of leisure programs".

Are you a working parent?  Do you like to keep your children involved in healthy leisure activities?  This is the perfect after school program for your children. Recreation leaders will be on site to provide arts and crafts, music, movies, games, sports and special events.  The program observes the Tulare City Schools schedule for holidays and minimum days. Call (559) 684-4317.

 

Alpine Vista BEST

Alpine Vista School

2975 E. Alpine


Cypress BEST
Cypress School
Cafeteria
1870 S. Laspina


Garden BEST
Garden School Cafeteria
640 E. Pleasant


Heritage BEST
Heritage School

Room 107
895 W. Gail


Kohn BEST
Kohn School Cafeteria
500 S. Laspina St.


Maple BEST
Maple School Cafeteria
640 W. Cross


Mission Valley BEST
Mission Valley Cafeteria
1695 Bella Oaks Drive


Pleasant BEST
Pleasant School 

Rm 402
1855 W. Pleasant


Roosevelt BEST
Roosevelt School
Cafeteria
1046 W. Sonora Ave.

 

 

 

 


BEST CLUB REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2014/2015 SCHOOL YEAR

WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING 7/1/14



HOURS OF BEST CLUB OPERATION:
Monday - Friday
After school - 5:30 p.m.
K - 6th grade


MEMBERSHIP: 

$300 per school year 2014/2015
or $150 bi-annually  (at registration and in January)


(FEES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

**Department will no longer accept
payment arrangements.

You must register  your child and make complete
payment of annual or biannual registration fee at the
Recreation and Parks Department office
before your child can attend the BEST Club.


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The Tulare City School District provides transportation to the BEST sites provided that there are routes in that particular area. The following schools will have bus transportation to BEST Centers:

KOHN BEST : Lincoln and Wilson

B.E.S.T. Stands for Bringing Everyone’s Strengths Together.  We provide a place where your K-6th grader can feel safe, increase strength and fitness, expand their creativity and enjoy socialization.   Recreation leaders are on site to provide arts and crafts, music, movies, games, sports and special events.

 

Children must be picked up by 5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Go to “registration” and you may print out a copy of the BEST Club form.   Mail with payment or bring to Parks, Library & Recreation Department to register.

You may register online with a credit card at  
https://apm.active communities.com/tulareparksandrec. 

 

SUMMER NEIGHBORHOOD 
RECREATION PROGRAM

at the

Tulare Woman’s Clubhouse
88 W. Tulare Ave.

Drop-in recreation activities, include arts and crafts, sports, games, nature, drama and special events.  Participants are free to arrive and depart at their own will any time during operating hours. Should you wish your child to remain until a parent/guardian arranges for pick-up, you must convey that message to your child and the staff.  For more information, call 684-4315.

Cost:    $1.00 per child per day
Dates:  Monday – Friday, June 16 – July 18, 2014
Time:    1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Ages:    K-5th (Completion of Kindergarten required)


WINTER HOLIDAY CAMP

Need a place for your child(ren) to be safe while having fun during the Winter Break? The Tulare Recreation and Parks Department will be offering a one week Winter Holiday Camp for children in Kindergarten through the 6th grade. They will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits and movie sessions. THEY MUST BRING A SACK LUNCH. Snacks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own snacks. This camp will be limited to 50 children. For more information, call 684-4316.


AGES:               
K-6th Grade
DAYS:                
Monday, January 6, 2014 – Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
LOCATION:      Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone Street
TIMES:              
7:30 - 5:30 p.m.
DEPOSIT:         
$25 Non-Refundable  per participant by Monday, Dec. 30th (Deposit will be applied to camp payment)
FEE:                  
Week 1 - $83 per child by Thursday, January 2,  2014.
DROP-IN FEE: $20 per child per day        

**Due to City holidays on December 24th and 25th and December 31st and January 1st, the winter Camp will be held for only one week.

 

                                                                    Spring Holiday Camp

Need
a place for your child(ren) to be safe while having fun during the Spring Break? The Tulare Recreation and Parks Department will be offering a week-long Spring Holiday Camp for children in Kindergarten through the 6th grade. They will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits and movie sessions.
THEY MUST BRING A SACK LUNCH. Snacks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own snacks. This camp will be limited to 50 children. For more information, call 684-4316.

AGES:                 K-6th Grade
DAYS:                 Monday, April 14 – Friday, April 18, 2014
LOCATION:       Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone Street
TIMES:               7:30 - 5:30 p.m.
FEE:                   $83 per participant
DEPOSIT:          $25 Non-Refundable per participant by Monday, April 7, 2014
(Deposit will be applied to camp payment)
DROP-IN FEE:  $20 per child per day

DEADLINE:      Thursday, April10, 2014                                                                                                                                                                            

 

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                           ALL DAY SUMMER CAMP

Need
a place for your child(ren) to be safe while having fun during the Summer Break? The Tulare Recreation and Parks Department will be offering a weekly Summer Camp Monday through Friday from June 9 - July 25. Children who have completed kindergarten through the 5th grade are welcome to participate in weekly activities. They will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits and movie sessions.
THEY MUST BRING A SACK LUNCH. Snacks/drinks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own. This camp will be limited to the first 75 children. For more information, call 684-4316.

AGES:                K-5th Grade (must have completed Kindergarten)
DAYS:                Monday, June 9 – Friday, July 25 (7 weeks)
LOCATION:       Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone Street
TIMES:               7:30 - 5:30 p.m.
                            (See Summer Neighborhood Recreation Program for program from 1:00-5:00 pm)

FEE:                   $80 per participant/per week
DAILY
DROP-IN FEE:  $20 per participant
DEPOSIT:          $25 Non-Refundable deposit for each week
(Deposit will be applied to camp payment)

No Camp Friday, July 4.  (Camp Fee for week of June 30-July 3 will be $67.00)

WEEK                                    DEPOSIT DUE         BALANCE DUE

June 9-13                               May 30                      June 6

June 16-20                             June 6                       June 13

June 23-27                             June 13                     June 20

June 30-July 3                       June 20                     June 27

July 7-11                                June 27                     July 3

July 14-18                              July 3                        July 11

July 21-25                              July 11                      July 18

 


POLICIES

·        Activities and classes are limited in size. Registration will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.

·        Classes that do not draw the minimum enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Please make every effort to register on time so a class will not be canceled unnecessarily.

·        Children must be required age by the first day of class.

·        No one but registered participants will be allowed in class, unless otherwise indicated by staff.

·        The liability release on the registration form must be signed in compliance with City policy.

REFUNDS
It is department policy to not allow refunds once registration is accepted by the Department, unless the class is canceled by the Department.

WAITING LISTS
Once registration for an activity has reached its limit, a waiting list will be established.

ACCESSIBILITY
The Recreation and Parks Department is committed to provide reasonable services and opportunities for those with special challenges and needs. If you require special accommodations for participation in our programs or in the use of our facilities, please call the Department office at 684-4310.

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