Registration for Care 2019-2020

TK / Kinder / New Families: Click Here
Qualifying Returning  Families: Click Here

Please note, the process has changed to accommodate the families we serve.

Priority is given to families in the following order:

1) Qualifying returning families (currently enrolled, a list of qualifying families will be available at your program site or the Parks and Recreation office on March 20. Call 781-7300)
2) Incoming Kindergarten or TK Families
3) New families ( not currently enrolled, 1st-6th Grade Families)
4) All families from the previous list who missed their registration period.

For qualifying families who are currently enroll in Club STAR or Sun ‘N Fun, you will be able to register for care for 2019-20 school year at YOUR PROGRAM Site during designated hours.

2019-2020 paperwork can be found at the bottom of page or at the Parks and Recreation office.

Handbook Coming Soon

School-Aged Programs

The Youth Services Division believes that each child is unique and special! Every child is celebrated and provided tools for success in a safe and supportive environment.

Throughout the year, Youth Services offers a variety of programs for school-aged children:

  • Before and After-School Programs: Sun 'N Fun and Club STAR
  • Spring Break Camp 
  • Summer Day Camps
  • Family Events
  • Early Bird Registration

YS3 website banner

Minimum Days
March 11-15, March 27
Due to high attendance and capacity limitations mandated by Community Care Licensing, families needing care during Minimum Days (Teacher Conference) days, must register and pay separately. Families may choose which days they need care. All withdrawals and transfers of days must be received 5 business days prior to first day of Minimum Day Care Program. To request refund or transfer, contact Youth Services Coordinator.

Package price includes care from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. After 4:00 pm, families will have hours deducted from balance on site. Minimum Day Care Program is only open to children enrolled in Sun ‘N Fun or Club STAR, with a positive balance on account. Registration opens, online and in the office, January 28, 2019 and Closes March 6.

Register Here

Spring Break Camp
Games-A-Palooza | April 1-5

This week Campers learn new games, play old favorites and celebrate sportsmanship and roles as team players. Activities include art exploration, indoor and outdoor discovery, cooking, science experiments, group games, local park field trip, wheels day and the Amazing race (subject to change) and more!

Pre-registration required; limited space available. 
Click here | Register Here

YS2 website banner

The City of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing recreational opportunities to all ability levels. We welcome people with disabilities into our recreation programs through specialized programs and inclusion opportunities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination of for individuals with disabilities, if you need specialized assistance to participate in any City sponsored classes, events or activities, please contact the front desk staff (805-781-7300 & In order to best accommodate your individual needs, we ask that you let us know of any accommodations needed at the time of registration and or at least 48 hours in advance of any City sponsored program. For further information on accommodation requests contact the front desk staff (805-781-7300 & 711 California Relay Service (which is also capable of handling TTY calls) is also available. The 711 service is available for those calling from within California.

No results found.

Sun 'N Fun and Club STAR

Before- and After-School Programs

Sun ‘N Fun (a state-licensed drop-in program) for TK-6th graders and Club STAR (Students Taking Active Responsibility) for 3rd-6th graders are located on-campus at five elementary schools within the City: Bishop's Peak, C.L. Smith, Hawthorne, Pacheco and Sinsheimer. Daily curriculum includes a variety of developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor activities and experiences, homework assistance, nutritional mid-morning and afternoon snacks, and group times. Enrollment is on a first-come/first-serve basis and is limited by state licensing capacity mandates.

Registering for Sun 'N Fun and/or Club STAR 
Click here for the Registration Packet in English and Spanish.

  • Original signatures are required; electronic or scanned signatures will NOT be accepted.
  • Families are responsible for printing their own forms
  • The Family Information Card is ONLY available at the Parks and Recreation Department. Families are required to complete the card at time of registration.
  • All Registration Packet Forms MUST be complete. 

It's Tax Season!

To assist you in listing your deductions for childcare hours, the City Tax I.D. Number is 95-6000-781.

New July 1st Fee Rates will be as follows
Technology Processing Fee – 1.74% (All Front Desk Transactions)
Credit Card Fee – 2.61% (All Front Desk Credit Card Transactions)
Credit card & ECP (electronic Check Payment) Refund Fee - $0.10 cents
ECP Fee – 3.09%

Online Processing fees (Tiered pricing structure):
Program fees under $150 = 7% + $1.00
Program fees $150 - $500= 3.79% + $5.50
Program fees above $500 = 2.71% + $10.50
*Minimum Service Charge = $1.00