After School Clubs

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is pleased to offer the following after school clubs for the 2016-17 school year:

Clubs on-site daily rhythm:
3:00- check-in
3:05-3:30- Club activity
3:30-3:50- Snack
3:50-4:20- Club activity
4:20- Club clean-up
4:30-5:00- optional homework lounge

Please use this link to register for clubs.

Click here for a calendar of club offerings.

Spring Season Opportunities:

Monday: Tennis Lessons (grs. 3-8) with “Koach” Konroy: “Koach: Tim Konroy holds a degree in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance & Coaching from Slippery Rock University. Certified USPTR with right hand & USPTA with left hand, age ten and under certified in addition to other tennis training.
These lessons have a fee of $100.00 covering seven sessions (3/20,27 4/24 and 5/1,15). Lessons will be held at Arsenal Park. Clubs held at Arsenal Park will not include homework lounge. Pick-up for Arsenal Park clubs will be at 5:00 pm at Arsenal Park, with the exception of March 16th when students will return to school for 4:00 pick-up.

Tuesday: March Madness Pick-up Basketball (grs. 3-8): Celebrate an athletic tradition by getting into the spirit with basketball games. Students will meet after-school for pick-up games on 3/14,21 and 28. There is NO COST to attend. Snack will not be provided. Please bring a healthy and nut-free snack, water bottle and athletic clothing and shoes to each session. Students will experience small half-court games with breaks and substitutions when needed. Activity will end by 4:00 pm.

Wednesday (through 5/31 not on 4/5) – Homework Lounge Rules: Students are expected to bring two sharpened pencils, paper and necessary homework materials upon arrival. We do not wish for students to leave the area or be in the hallway once we begin. Students working in a group will work in a designated group area. Students working individually will be expected to work silently and may ask questions of the homework lounge instructor or peer tutors. Those who finish early before the session ends are expected to read quietly but may also serve as peer tutors. Homework lounge sessions may not serve as substitute lessons for specialized tutoring services recommended or required for a student by the class teacher. Snacks will NOT be provided, but students are encouraged to bring a healthy and nut-free after-school snack to eat when taking a break. Homework lounge is a studious environment, and excessive talking is not permitted. Students who are disruptive beyond three reminders within one session may hold a conference with Ms. Illar and a parent before being permitted to attend further Homework Lounge sessions.

Thursday, March 16th Arsenal Park Outdoor Fun and Bowling Day, Grades 1-8
We will depart from WSP by 9:00 am for Arsenal Park. We will hold activities including pick-up sport games, recess, outdoor nature play and snack time. Students must bring a packed snack and lunch. After eating lunch at Arsenal Park, we will walk to Arsenal Lanes bowling center. We will return to WSP by 4:00 pm for pick-up. Child care cost will include bowling fees, shoes and bus fare to return to school. We suggest packing extra snacks and a water bottle.

Pick-up Soccer Skills and Scrimmage at Arsenal Park (grs. 3-8): Three sessions: 4/25, 5/9 and 5/23: We will review turning skills and ball-handling techniques before enjoying soccer intramural scrimmages each week. We may be visited by friends such as Mr. Jeffery Dorsey. Mr. Dorsey is a soccer coach, a life-long soccer enthusiast and semi-pro teammate. Ms. Bentley Bondy, life-long soccer player and Sundrop Kindergarten Assistant will also be there to join in the fun. Beginners welcome. Children must bring shin guards and a water bottle to participate.

Club Policies:

Clubs end promptly at 5:00 pm. Any child picked up past 5:00 may be billed at a rate of 1.00/minute and will wait in the extended care program until parents arrive.

Clubs are a place for all in attendance to learn in a hassle-free environment. WSP School rules pertaining to behavior and bullying will apply to all WSP clubs.

Students must complete all past-due homework assignments before attending clubs. In addition, students must attend main lesson the same day of the club in order to participate in clubs

Homework lounge sessions may not serve as substitute lessons for specialized tutoring services recommended or required for a student by the class teacher.

Children who exhibit disruptive behavior and require more than three reminders to steady behavior may be required to attend a conference with a parent, class teacher and Ms. Illar before being permitted to attend future club sessions.

Students and at least one parent/guardian must attend a mandatory snowsports safety meeting before attending snowsports sessions.

Registration forms and payment are due before the first club date. We ask that parents register children at least 30 days in advance before the club begins. For late registrations, contact aillar@waldorfpittsburgh.org for availability.

See specific policies and safety information related to snowsports Club.

Clubs held at Arsenal Park will not include homework lounge. Pick-up for Arsenal Park clubs will be at 5:00 pm at Arsenal Park, with the exception of March 16th when students will return to school for 4:00 pick-up.

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