The Middle School Academies
YMCA Before-and-Afterschool Teen Program
The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg provides FREE, innovative before-and-afterschool programming for students in 6th through 8th grade at three local middle schools through The Middle School Academies (TMSA) program.
- For students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade
- Monday - Friday 7:00AM - 6:00PM
- Includes non-student days and holiday breaks
- Club-based programs in the morning
- Academic support in the afternoons
By incorporating activities and resources that engage students in academic growth and achievement, the program aims to help them to foster a love for learning while providing a support system and serving as a motivator. The YMCA strives to cultivate a safe, welcoming environment where students can feel a sense of belonging and achievement as they grow in their commitment to learning, positive relationships and as engaged, empowered individuals.
Child must be a student at the school site where the program is held in order to enroll in the program.
Locations: Bay Point Middle, Meadowlawn Middle, Pinellas Park Middle
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To enroll, there are three main steps:
Reserve your space in the program by signing up online:
Need help? Click here to view instructions for setting up an account (if you don't have one) or registering through our online system.
Download and complete the Registration Packet:
You can also pick up these forms at Childs Park YMCA or YMCA at Lealman Exchange.
NOTE: The form will need to be notarized; The YMCA childcare staff are notaries and this can be done when you drop your packet off.
Return the completed forms to the Youth Development Office at Childs Park YMCA:
Childs Park YMCA
Download the Parent Manual, review and keep for your records:
Bay Point Middle
2151 62nd Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712