Before/After Care

These organizations operate before and after school childcare for Lowell students.  Please contact them directly for more information regarding their programs.

YMCA Before and After School Program

The YMCA provides on-site licensed before and after school care for Lowell Elementary families, 7am-6:30pm. YMCA Before and After School programs focus on safety, health, social growth, and academic enrichment for children ages 5-12. For information about rates and to learn more, visit or visit your school office.

Financial Assistance, fee subsidy for qualifying military families, DSHS, and other Third Party Provider assistance is available.

(253) 534.7840

YMCA Childcare

Prime Time Extended Learning Center

Prime Time is a licensed school age center partnering with Lowell Elementary to offer before and after school care, 6:30 am-6:30 pm, with early release pick up and care on school closures.  We offer intentional social emotional learning opportunities and enrichment activities to students ages 5-12,  adhering to the core values of Balance, Thinking, Community and Respect.  Please contact us,,  to learn more about the program and our affordable rates and flexible plans.

We accept DSHS,  military subsidies, and offer tuition waivers for qualifying families.

901 N J St.
Tacoma, WA  98403

(253) 627.2616 or