Key Kids Child Care

School Year Key Kids

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.

Flexible Hours

We offer varied schedules and no minimum day requirements. Sign-up for 1 to 5 days a week.

Key Kids Policy Handbook

Key Kids School Year Registration

Welcome to Key Kids! We are excited to have your child/ren in our Key Kids Child Care program. Registration for Key Kids is very important and each family, whether new or returning, must complete a separate registration for Summer and School Year enrollment.

Register for School Year Key Kids

All families that are new to Key Kids please register below.


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

After-School Care

  • $9.00 per day
  • $7.75 per day additional child

School Days 2:10 pm – 5:30 pm

Non-School Day Care

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

***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.

Drop-In Care

Key Kids Drop-In Care is available for non-Key Kids families for use up to 2 times a month.

  • After School Drop-in is $11.00 per day
  • Early Release Day is $15.00 per day
  • Full Day Non-School Day is $30.00 per day

Payment at time of service is required.

Summer Key Kids

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


Summer Brochure

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.


$25.00/per family.

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.



Susanne McNally

K-8 Coordinator
Winona Middle School

MaryJo Zukowski

Key Kids Administrative Assistant
District Office