STRETCH at Chula Vista Elementary School District

What is STRETCH? A Safe Time for Recreation and Tutoring of Children, one of several state-funded Expanded Learning Programs (ELP) offered by the YMCA of San Diego County in partnership with the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

This free program provides structured academic, physical and social activities for Kindergarten to Grade 6 students from one of the following “Title 1” elementary school sites in Chula Vista:

This program operates immediately after school until 6:00 pm daily. However, this program does not operate when schools are closed, including intercessions, vacations and holidays.

Hours and site contact information for each school is available here.

How to Apply to the STRETCH After School Program

Initial Application Process

  • Applications must be turned in at the STRETCH school site, specifically to the STRETCH supervisor.
  • All submitted applications will receive a receipt from the STRETCH staff indicating the the date the application was received.

Enrollment & Participation Information

  • After an evaluation period, enrollment lists will be posted at the schools by May 22.
  • All enrolled families must attend a mandatory parent meeting, as scheduled by the schools.
  • Applications received after the end of the school year will be added to the waiting list.  During this time, they may be submitted to the ELP South YMCA Administration Building, 50 4th Ave. Chula Vista, 91910 or scanned/emailed to [email protected].

Important Documents and PDF Forms

  • (Coming soon!) 

How Are Students Selected?

All students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 who attend STRETCH schools can apply.

However, priority is given to students who:

  • Are in Grades 1 through 6
  • Are referred by school personnel
  • Can attend for 5 days a week
  • Can attend for the duration of the program

Enrollment is also determined by:

  • Students will be enrolled based on the rating system detailed below, up to the capacity for each school's program. If the program receives more applications than spaces available, first priority for participation will be given to applications with the most points. Once the STRETCH program has reached its capacity, students not accepted for participation will be placed on a wait list, in the same order of priority, and will be accepted as space becomes available.
  • ALL STUDENTS WILL ONLY FALL INTO ONE OF THE FIRST TWO CATEGORIES 
    Students participated in the STRETCH program during 2018-2019 and met at least 85% attendance overall.2 Points
    OR Student was enrolled on the waitlist in the 2018-2019 school year.1 Point   
    Student with one parent/guardian currently active duty military or on military deployment.1 Point
    Student has applied for STRETCH and will attend 5 days a week and for the full duration of the program.2 Points 
    Student has applied for STRETCH and will attend half the program time, 5 days a week.1 Point
    Parent will have attended an orientation meeting during the registration period.1 Point

     


Questions? Contact Us for More Information

If you would like to learn more about the STRETCH program provided by the YMCA of San Diego County, please contact one of our staff below:

For questions about the application, enrollment, and general information, contact: 

To contact the Program Director:


Hours and Site Contact Information

SCHOOL

CONTACT INFO

MON-THUR HOURS

FRI HOURS

Castle Park Elementary

(619) 971-0827

N/A

N/A

[email protected]

2:30 – 6:00 pm

1:15 – 6:00 pm

Chula Vista Learning Community Charter (CVLCC)

(619) 730-8045

6:30 – 8:00 am

6:30 – 8:00 am

[email protected]

3:10 – 6:15 pm

1:45 – 6:00 pm

Cook Elementary

(619) 971-0856

N/A

N/A

[email protected]

3:00 – 6:00 pm

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Feaster Charter School

(619) 361-6857

6:00 – 7:30 am

6:00 – 7:30 am

[email protected]

2:45 – 6:00 pm

1:30 – 6:00 pm

Finney Elementary

(619) 787-7411

6:30 – 8:15 am

6:30 – 8:15 am

[email protected]

2:15 – 6:00 pm

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Harborside Elementary

(619) 730-8039

6:45 – 8:30 am

6:45 – 8:30 am

[email protected]

2:55 – 6:00 pm

1:40 – 6:00 pm

Hilltop Drive Elementary

(619) 730-8036

N/A

N/A

[email protected]

2:55 – 6:00 pm

1:25 – 6:00 pm

Juarez-Lincoln Elementary

(619) 417-3149

6:45 – 8:15 am

6:45 – 8:15 am

[email protected]

2:35 – 6:00 pm

1:30 – 6:00 pm

Lauderbach Elementary

(619) 730-8043

6:30 – 8:00 am

6:30 – 8:00 am

[email protected]

2:30 – 6:00 pm

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Loma Verde Elementary

(619) 730-8042

6:30 – 8:00 am

6:30 – 8:00 am

[email protected]

2:30 – 6:00 pm

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Los Altos Elementary

(619) 787-2348

6:45 – 8:45 am

6:45 – 8:45 am

[email protected]

3:15 – 6:00 pm

1:55 – 6:00 pm

Montgomery Elementary

(619) 730-8041

6:30 – 8:00 am

6:30 – 8:00 am

[email protected]

2:15 – 6:00 pm

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Mueller Charter School

(619) 730-8035

N/A

N/A

[email protected]

2:30 – 6:00 pm

12:30 – 6:00 pm

Otay Elementary

(619) 730-8044

6:15 – 8:00 am

6:15 – 8:00 am

[email protected]

2:25 – 6:00 pm

1:15 – 6:00 pm

Palomar Elementary

(619) 730-8040

6:30 – 8:10 am

6:30 – 8:10 am

[email protected]

2:30 – 6:00 pm

1:30 – 6:00 pm

Lilian J. Rice Elementary

(619) 730-8037

6:15 – 7:45 am

6:15 – 7:45 am

[email protected]

2:15 – 6:00 pm

12:45 – 6:00 pm

Fred H. Rohr Elementary

(619) 971-0903

6:30 – 8:15 am

6:30 – 8:15 am

[email protected]

2:45 – 6:00 pm

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Silver Wing Elementary

(619) 787-6546

6:45 – 8:30 am

6:45 – 8:30 am

[email protected]

3:00 – 6:00 pm

1:30 – 6:00 pm

Valle Lindo Elementary

(619) 730-8038

N/A

N/A

[email protected]

2:30 – 6:00 pm

1:15 – 6:00 pm

Vista Square Elementary

(619) 971-0831

6:30 – 8:00 am

6:30 – 8:00 am

[email protected]

2:25 – 6:00 pm

12:50 – 6:00 pm