Before and After School Care

A child and staff member talk during an after-school program.

Registration is now open.

The City of Lakewood offers quality, affordable before and after school child care for elementary students. Care is provided at Belmar, Foothills, South Lakewood and Rooney Ranch elementary schools. If you have questions, call the Wilbur Rogers Center at 303-987-2490.

School care for the 2021-22 year will start August 17, 2021.

Before and After School

Before and after school care is typically available to children ages 5-12. Care starts at 7 a.m. until school starts and from school dismissal until 6 p.m. Registration for Belmar, Foothills and South Lakewood is now open. Rooney Ranch is operating on a lottery system due to high demand and limited capacity; the lottery is now closed.


$50 once per year registration fee
$35 for no school days
$12 for AM care
$15 for PM care (includes early release days)


  1. Belmar Elementary View map 
    Site Coordinator:  720-883-6398
  2. Foothills Elementary View map
    Site Coordinator: 720-891-9718
  3. Rooney Ranch Elementary View map 
    Site Coordinator: 720-360-8130
  4. South Lakewood Elementary View map
    Site Coordinator: 720-404-7506

How to Enroll

The lottery for the 2021-22 school year is now closed. If you have questions, call 303-987-2490.


Step 2.#1: Pay the registration fee for your location. (KEEP YOUR RECEIPT NUMBER). 

Step 3.#2: Complete and submit an online application. You must include your receipt number and current immunization record.

Winter and Spring Break

The City of Lakewood offers fun, affordable and high quality child care during Jefferson County School District’s no school days, Winter and Spring Break.

Activities include field trips, arts and crafts and recreational sports.

Ages: 5-12

Time: 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday


Fees: $35/day (includes field trips, lunch not included) 

Devinny Cottages - 12268 W. Wisconsin Dr.
Lasley Cottages - 1393 S Kendall Ct.