Early Childhood Aftercare

Monday-Friday, 3:00-5:30pm

  • Breakwater Early Childhood offers contracted after school care for toddlers and preschoolers on a space-available basis.

  • Parents may contract per semester or year.

  • To register your child, please go to the AfterCare page on our registration platform.

  • Your child must be contracted in order to attend AfterCare. Drop Ins are not available.

  • Register at your earliest convenience as spaces are limited.

If you have questions regarding AfterCare registration, please contact Kelly Steinhagen, AfterCare and Enrichment Director.

Fridays 12PM-3PM for Toddler, 1:30pm-3:00pm for Preschool

  • Please Note: Every Friday at Breakwater is early release day.

  • Toddler early release time is 12pm and Preschool early release time is 1:30pm.

  • Your child must be contracted per semester or year in order to attend Early Release Extended Care until 3:00pm.

  • To register please contact the Wendy Getchell, Early Childhood Coordinator .

  • If you need Aftercare beyond 3:00pm on Early Release days, please see above.

If you have questions regarding Friday Early Release Extended Care please contact Wendy Getchell, Early Childhood Coordinator.

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PreK-8 BEFOREcare

BeforeCare for Grades PreK-8 is offered Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 8am only for students who attend Breakwater School.

BeforeCare is available for Breakwater students in preschool - Grade 8 in semester or year-long purchases. Enrollment is $5/day. Your total balance due for BeforeCare will be calculated based on the number of days selected per week. BeforeCare is held in the library Monday - Friday from 7:30 - 8:00 am.

At 8:00am, 1-8 students will join the other arriving students on the playground.

K-6 Aftercare

AfterCare for Grades K-6 is offered Monday-Thursday from 3 - 6pm and Fridays from 1:30 - 6pm for all students in the Greater Portland Area.  

We currently provide transportation from the following Portland Public and Private Schools:

  • East End Community School

  • Levey Day School

  • Longfellow Elementary School

  • Lyseth Elementary School

  • Ocean Avenue Elementary School

  • Reiche Elementary School

  • Amanda C. Rowe Elementary School

Upon arrival, students check in with an AfterCare staff, and meet their friends in the gymnasium (the β€œDan”) for an afternoon of exploring and creating through a variety of diverse activities.

Students can choose to join a game on the field, take part in the daily art project, engage in a service project with the Breakwater Service Squad, or find a quiet space to do their homework or read a book.

If you have questions regarding AfterCare please contact Kelly Steinhagen, AfterCare and Enrichment Director.

Middle School: The Landing

The Landing is Breakwater's after-school space for Grades 7/8.

The Landing is housed in the basement of the Jessie Building on the Breakwater campus.  Students will be able to find a quiet space to do homework, spend time with friends, or engage in a self-directed project. 

The Landing will be open from 3 - 6pm on Mondays - Thursdays and 1:30 - 3:30 on Fridays. There will be one lead after-school teacher. Select teachers from the day program will also make an appearance one afternoon a week in The Landing.