Key Kids Child Care
School Year Key Kids
Key Kids program is a safe, enriching child care environment on school days, teacher workshop days, breaks, snow days, 2-hour late starts and early release days. Key Kids allows school age children a fun place to explore, make new friends, play games, make arts and crafts, learn and enjoy outdoor fun.
There is an annual $35.00 nonrefundable registration fee per family. This registration fee also includes Summer Key Kids registration, however you will need to complete a Summer registration form for schedule information.
If your child will need to be given medication or use an inhaler, etc., you must also turn in the WAPS Medication Form.
We offer varied schedules and no minimum day requirements. Sign-up for 1 to 5 days a week.
Key Kids School Year Registration
Register for School Year Key Kids
All families currently or previously enrolled in Key Kids please register below.
W-K Elementary School
365 Mankato Avenue
Jefferson Elementary School
1268 W. Fifth Street
Goodview Elementary School
5100 W. Ninth Street
- $9.00 per day
- $7.75 per day additional child
School Days 2:10 pm – 5:30 pm
Non-School Day Care Fees
The cost of all day care is $24/day and $21/day for additional child for current Key Kids families.
**For non-Key Kids Families - Please register under Drop in Care.
Hours & Location
Winona Middle School
1570 Homer Road
6:30 am - 5:30 pm.
**Pre-Registration is required.
Your child will need to bring a lunch/beverage each day. Morning breakfast and afternoon snack/beverage will be provided.
Key Kids is Closed
- September 2
- November 28, 29
- December 24, 25, 31
- January 1
- April 10
- May 25
- June 8
***Snow care is provided for registered Key Kids families only. You must be enrolled in Key Kids to use this service.***
Snow Care Late Start Mornings
$9.00 per day; $7.75 per day additional child. Care is provided 6:30 am– 9:30 am at the Winona Middle School. Children will be bused to their respective schools at 9:30 am.
Full Day Snow Care
- $24.00 per day
- $21.00 per day additional child;
6:30 am - 5:30 pm at Winona Middle School.
Pre-registration for Snow Care and no-school day care is required.
Children will need to bring a lunch/beverage for all day care. A morning and afternoon snack/beverage will be provided.
Please note: Key Kids cannot provide care if school is dismissed early due to weather. In the event that students are dismissed during the school day, you will need to make arrangements to get your child(ren) home from school. We will not have regular Key Kids or Snow Care on early dismissal days due to inclement weather.
Summer Key Kids
Join us for a summer of FUN field trips, swimming, outdoor games, arts & crafts, mini camps, reading, and MORE! Summer Key Kids is for children entering kindergarten through 6th grade. It will begin on June 11th and end August 23rd, one week prior to the start of the 2019-2020 school year.
Wednesday: Aquatic Center day
Friday: Field Trip or Playground Day
Summer Location & Hours
Winona Middle School
Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
WAPS District and Key Kids will be CLOSED July 3, 4 and 5.
- Full day $27 first child; $24 add. child
- Half day $17 first child; $15 add. child
Free Breakfast and Lunch
Summer Key Kids will be providing FREE breakfast AND lunch this summer through our WAPS School Nutrition Department with funding from the USDA Summer Food Service Program. All meals and snacks are included!!
Breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:30 am and lunch from 11:30 am -12:30 pm.
If your child is currently enrolled in after school Key Kids there is NO REGISTRATION FEE!
Just complete the Summer Registration below, the $25 fee is waived if you are a current Key Kids family.