Before & After Care

To help families who have work hours different than school hours, Suffolk Public Schools has several on-site before- and after-school programs.  These programs are operated independently of Suffolk Public Schools, and charge tuition.

YMCA at Elementary School Sites

The Suffolk YMCA offers before- and after-school care for:

  • Creekside Elementary
  • Driver Elementary (Florence Bowser Elementary students transported to Driver)
  • Elephant’s Fork Elementary
  • Hillpoint Elementary
  • Kilby Shores Elementary
  • Mack Benn Jr. Elementary
  • Nansemond Parkway Elementary
  • Oakland Elementary (YMCA bus transports to/from YMCA on Godwin Blvd.)
  • Northern Shores Elementary
  • Pioneer Elementary

    Before-school care is offered from 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  After-school care is offered from 3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. For more information call the Suffolk YMCA at 757-934-9622 (YMCA) or visit their website, following Location: Suffolk Family YMCA


Parks & Recreation Before- and After-School Programs at Elementary Sites

The Suffolk Parks & Recreation offers before-school and after-school care at:

  • Mack Benn, Jr. Elementary
  • Creekside Elementary Recreation Center
  • Northern Shores Elementary Recreation Center and
  • Oakland Elementary Recreation Center.

Call the Parks & Recreation department at 514-7250 for more information.

Middle & High School Programs

The Suffolk YMCA
also offers after-school care for middle school students.

  • YMCA bus transports students from Forest Glen and King’s Fork Middle schools to the YMCA on Godwin Blvd.
  • A new Middle School Hangout after-school program is now available at John Yeates Middle School.  Link here for details.

The Suffolk Parks & Recreation also offers after-school care for students ages 11-17 at:

  • King’s Fork Middle School Recreation Center
  • 2:15 p.m. to  6:00 p.m.
  • Call the Parks & Recreation department at 514-7250 for more information.

The Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Virginia also offers a weekday after-school program at: