REACH Youth Programs

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Recreation, Education, Art, Community and Health

REACH offers healthy choices for expanding creativity, learning new skills and having fun with friends. Structured to be beneficial for students and convenient for parents, the program challenges students to REACH for something more.

Before and After School Care
The program combines educational assistance, recreation and enrichment activities offered on all full days of school adhering to the Germantown Municipal School District calendar. For more information, view the REACH Frequently Asked Questions or contact REACH Manager Veda Sargent at or (901) 757-7389.

Online Registration
Register online here. Please note that you cannot register using a mobile device. 

Payment Guidelines
Fees must be made in advance of students attending the REACH program. Payments must be made online and will no longer be accepted at schools. If payments are more than 30 days past due, the child will be dismissed from the program.
Monthly Enrollment - Must be received on or before the first of every month. Payments received the following business day will be assessed a 15% late fee.
Daily Enrollment- To attend morning care, registration and payment must be made by 6 a.m. the day they plan to attend. To attend after care, registration and payment must be made by 1p.m. the day they plan to attend.
Discounts - Those eligible for free or reduced lunch or who are employed by Germantown Municipal School District or the City of Germantown can receive a 15% discount on monthly enrollment. Verification is required for these discounts by visiting the Parks and Recreation Office, 2276 West Street. Starting in the 2018-19 school year, REACH will also offer a 15% discount to each additional child in the family that enrolls on a monthly basis.

Fee Structure

Monthly fees will be prorated for the months of October (Fall Break), November (Thanksgiving Break), December (Winter Break), and March (Spring Break). 

  Dogwood and Forest Hill

  7 to 8:30 a.m. and 3:45 to 6 p.m. 

  Before Care Program

$125 per month 

  After School Program

  $190 per month

  Farmington and Riverdale  

  7 to 8:15 a.m. and 3:30 to 6 p.m.

  Before Care Program 

  $115 per month

  After School Program

  $200 per month  

  Daily Rate*

  Before Care

  $10.50 per visit

  After Care

  $16 per visit

*No discounts. 

Opting Out - You may opt out of the REACH program at any time however no refunds will be given. Please write a letter to inform the REACH Manager that your child will no longer be attending.


Community Enrichment Classes

Students expand their creativity, learn new skills, have fun with friends, being physically active and fit in a safe environment with quality instruction. Program opportunities are offered seasonally throughout the year. Pricing and schedules are distributed through school handouts and can be found online at

Example of Classes 
Drama Kids - Drama activities help develop public speaking skills, acting skills, and confidence that help children in everyday social situations as well as the classroom.

Art Club – Through a variety of art mediums, children will tap into their creativity and imagination. They will also develop artistic skills as they explore pointillism, weaving, 3D form, canvas painting and so much more!

Lego Club – Legos combines science, technology, engineering, math and creative fun and presents weekly challenges and activities for the Lego lover in your life.


Baton Twirling – Baton tricks and routines help develop coordination and confidence. Did I mention it’s also a lot of fun?! Baton included with registration fee.

Tennis – Smashing Aces Tennis brings the lifetime sport of tennis to the schools through the USTA's 10 and Under Program. 10 and Under Tennis is divided into two different levels; ages 8 and under and ages 10 and under, though it can be used for kids and players of all ages. It's the fast, fun way to get kids into tennis…and keep them playing for life.

Gymnastics – Gymnastics helps develop balance and coordination while increasing strength and flexibility. The skills learned in this course leave children with a feeling of success!

Hands on Science Lab– Students are introduced to scientific inquiry as well as the natural world. Hands on experiments allow students to develop problem solving techniques and discover new skills.