Parent's Corner

Policies pertaining to our Virtual Enrichment Program: 

Class Materials: Classes listed with an asterisk require materials for class activities.  Class materials are comprised of items that may be found at home, or can be purchased through an Amazon shopping list available in the class description and your registration commnications.  

Online Monitoring:  Each class will have an online monitor to assist the instructor with addressing student online behavior as well as defend the group from any uninvited guests.  We require at least two different phone numbers included with your account information so we may reach you during class.

Class changes and cancellations:  We are waiving change and cancellation fees at this time.  However, if you cancel a registration after Session 1, January 18 and Session 2, March 8 prorating is calculated by each class missed, less $5 per missed class.

Scholarships:  Financial assistance is available for after school programs.  Please contact Rye After School for more information.

Class Size: Virtual classes require a minimum of 6 children to run. The maximum is set by the instructor, on a per class basis, however most Virtual Classes are maxed at 14.

Wait List: If a class is full, you can enroll your child on our wait list via the class registration page. Registration requests will be processed in the order they are received. You may pay in advance or select 'pay later' at registration.  All efforts will be made to place a child in the class, and if they are not accommodated, they will have priority enrollment before the start of registration the next session that class is offered.  Refunds processed within 3 weeks and applied to the payment method used for initial registration.

Late Registration / Prorating: Class fees are prorated after the first class meets, less $5 per missed class.  We have waived all late fees for Virtual Programs.

Substitutions: When presented with instructor changes or space challenges, we will make every effort to hold class, even if it requires a substitute teacher or adjusting the class activity. We appreciate your understanding and support in advance.

Code of Conduct: To ensure all children enjoy their program, students are expected to abide by school day policies and behave in a non-disruptive manner while participating in Rye After School activities. 

Should a student not abide by the school's code of conduct, we will call parents or guardians for their support.  If the behavior continues, the student will need to skip one class meeting. Upon return, if behavior has not changed, the student will be removed from the program per the discretion of Rye After School instructors or managers.  Refunds are not provided for cancellations relating to student's behavior.

Family Information: Please contact us any time, with any concerns specific to your child (e.g. social/ behavioral, family custodial concerns, or injuries, including those that may not be not specific to their activity with us.)

Concerns: Should you ever have a concern about your child's experience, please contact us at 888.212.3837, or

Special Needs: Our instructors and vendors are skilled at working with a variety of students.  Please note any special needs in the registration process under medical information or contact us at  We are committed to providing enrichment activities for all students and making reasonable accommodations when needed.  

Dependent Care Tax Credit: Rye After School classes can be applied toward dependent care tax credits. Our Tax ID is: 46-3043744.

As a reminder, you agreed to the below Terms and Conditions and Medical Consent when registering your child in a Rye After School Enrichment Program.

I /We affirm that I am/We are the parent(s) or the Legal Guardian(s) of this applicant and have the requisite authority and right to execute this waiver and consent form without any other person or third party’s additional consent or approval.    

I/We acknowledge that Darien After School, LLC dba “Rye After School Enrichment” is a separate entity from Rye City School District.

I/We hereby give permission for my/our child to participate in an after-school program run by the Company (the “Program”) during the school year during “Program Hours” including but not limited to, one hour after school dismissal. I/we understand and acknowledge that the Company is fully responsible for all aspects of the Program, and that the Company will be providing care and supervision of all of the students in the Program, including my/our child, during Program Hours.

I/We understand that the Company does not provide any accident or health insurance for participants in the Program and that it is my/our responsibility to provide such coverage.

I/We understand that the Company is not responsible for any personal property lost, damages or stolen while my/our child is participating in the Program.

I/We understand and acknowledge further that the Rye Board of Education and the Rye City School District are not responsible for any aspect of the Program, including without limitation the care and supervision of participants in the Program during Program Hours.

I/We acknowledge and affirm that the Rye Board of Education and the Rye City School District are not responsible for any aspect of the Program, including without limitation, the care and supervision of the participants in the Program during Program Hours, and I/we agree to release and hold harmless the Rye Board of Education and the Rye City School District, their members, agents, officers, employees, representatives and volunteers, from any and all liability, claims, suits, demands, judgments, costs, interest and expense (including attorneys’ fees and costs) for any loss, damage or injury, including that caused by negligence, that may occur during the Program.

    I/We certify that to the best of our knowledge my/our child is physically able to participate in all parts of the Program.  I/We understand that I/we will be notified in the case of a medical emergency. I/We acknowledge that because the Company is a separate entity from my/our child’s regular school, the Company does not have access to information or medications stored in my/our child’s school’s health office, even if the Program is held on the site of my/our child’s regular school.  I/We further acknowledge that if my/our child has any allergies or other conditions that require medication or special treatment, I/we have disclosed such conditions to the Company on their Allergy and Other Conditions Disclosure and Waiver Form.  We acknowledge that it is my/our responsibility to ensure that the Company has a supply of any needed medication for the Program’s sole use during the Program hours, and that if a reaction or medical issue is detected, 911 emergency protocols will be activated, and that under such circumstances, there is a possibility that emergency personnel or other Good Samaritan may administer epinephrine or other medication and that there is a possibility of a life-threatening situation developing thereby.   In the event of illness or injury to my/our child, and I/we am unable to be so contacted, then in the case of sickness or accident, I/we hereby give my/our permission to the Company employees, contractors and/or medical personnel selected by the Company to give necessary first aid/CPR to my/our child and to otherwise order or perform any medical attention deemed necessary and  authorize the person in charge to obtain and consent to, on my/our behalf, whatever medical treatment, emergency transportation, and hospital care is deemed necessary or advisable by such persons for the wellbeing of my/our child. I understand that the Company is not responsible for any medical expenses incurred during an emergency and accept financial responsibility for all such medical treatment given my/our child.

I/We, on behalf of ourselves, our family, heirs, personal representative(s), and/or assigns, acknowledge and agree that my/our child’s participation in the Program may result in minor injuries, major injuries or serious injuries, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my/our child’s own actions, inactions, or negligence, but the actions, inactions or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the conditions of the premises or of any equipment used, and that safety rules and regulations do not prevent all injuries.

I/We  do hereby, on behalf of ourselves, our family, heirs, personal representative(s) and/or assigns,  waive, release, absolve, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless the Company, its members, employees, agents, the organizers, sponsors, supervisors, and participants for any claim arising out of any injury to or illness of my/our child, whether the result of negligence, the following of 911 emergency protocols or for any cause. I/We understand that I/we are releasing claims and giving up substantial rights, including my/our right to sue, and are doing so voluntarily.

Additional program information can be found in the Parent's Corner tab of our website,, or you may reach out to us any time at, 888.212.3837, ext. 801, or text: 203.524.2824