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Directly Operated Before and After School Programs

Thank you for your interest in Hastings County’s directly operated before and after school programs.

Our partnerships with the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board and the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board allows us to provide high quality before & after school programs to children who attend the noted schools.

Our programs are licensed by the Ministry of Education and staffed by Registered Early Childhood Educators/ Child and Youth workers.  Programming is based on the Ministries, “How Does Learning Happen” and the four learning foundations, Belonging, Wellbeing, Engagement and Expression.

The County of Hastings directly operates Before and After School Programs, at the following locations:

Before and After School:

  • Sir John A MacDonald Public School
  • Trent River Public School
  • Frankford Public School

After School Only:

  • St. Michael’s Catholic School

For more information on the above listed Before and After Programs, please contact us at

For all other before and after school programs in the County of Hastings.

Parent Resources

Hastings County Children’s Services – Before & After School Program Parent Handbook 2022 2023 schoolyear

To pre-register for the current 2022-2023 school year please complete the following forms and email to : Once we determine if you have a space we will be in touch and additional paperwork will be required.

Parents are required to screen children daily prior to sending then to school using the COVID-19 school and child care screening tool.

Please use this link

Families previously enrolled in the County of Hastings directly operated before and after school programs will be given first priority to secure a space in the program.  New families will be placed on a waitlist.  Further details are available in the parent handbook.