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Rates and Registration

Hours and Monthly Rates

Hours Resident Rate Nonresident Rate
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $555 $655
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. $895 $995

General Registration Information
  • Children must be three years old and toilet trained before they start.
  • Programs are closed on all federal holidays. Other closings are listed in the registration packet.
  • Registration is ongoing throughout the year as spaces are available.

How to Register
Complete a program registration form. Once space for your child is confirmed, you will be given a packet of forms required by the Maryland State Office of Child Care and City of Rockville regulations. All forms, some of which need to be completed by your child's doctor, must be filled out before your child may start the program.

No online or telephone registrations. Fax registration forms to 240-314-8659, Attn: Childcare. Mail or bring registration forms to:

     City of Rockville
     Recreation and Parks
     Attn: Childcare
     111 Maryland Avenue
     Rockville, MD 20850

Fee Information
On the first business day of each month, payment will be automatically charged/debited to your credit card. You must complete an "Authorization to Charge" form, which will be included in your packet. You may also pay by check or money order. Voucher payments are also accepted.

  • A registration fee of $100 is due upon receipt of the paperwork.
  • The first month's tuition can be prorated and is due upon enrollment. Payments will be due on the first of each month thereafter.
  • If your monthly payment is late or declined, you will be charged a $10 processing fee.
  • Transferring from one course to another, if space is available, will require a $50 fee.
  • Withdrawal from the program requires a four-week written notice and a $50 withdrawal fee.
  • Your child may start the program when the initial fee is paid (includes any applicable registration fee and first session's tuition) and all necessary forms are completed and submitted to the City of Rockville Department of Recreation and Parks.

Financial Assistance
Families who live in the corporate City limits of Rockville are eligible for financial assistance through the Rockville Youth Recreation Fund. Families who are eligible for the fund must present proof of residence and one of the following: award letter from Maryland Department of Human Resources or Montgomery County Department of Social Services verifying eligibility for temporary cash assistance, food stamps, Medical Assistance and/ or Transitional Emergency Medical and housing assistance; proof of rental assistance-public housing, HUD section 8 housing, HOC; Supplementary Security Income or proof you reside in a shelter. In addition, the City of Rockville will discuss payment options with families as needed.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, children with disabilities are encouraged to register and participate in our programs. Some minimal eligibility requirements must be met to participate. These requirements include: meeting the age and registration requirements, following the rules of conduct, ability to use a consistent form of communication to indicate basic needs, following simple directions, and the ability to tolerate and function (with assistance) as a member of a larger group of children. Parental assistance in finding companion support may be necessary.