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Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse
School Year 2024-2025

Welcome to the Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse

The Smilow Clubhouse is open after school for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Transportation from school is provided only for Ansonia Public Schools.


The Smilow Clubhouse serves members after school Monday-Friday. Bus transportation is available for Ansonia Public Schools only.

K-2: pick up by 6 pm
3rd – 8th grade: pick up by 6:30 pm
High School: pick up by 9 pm Monday-Thursday
(All programming and hours are subject to change.)

Special Days Info/Rates

October 11, 2025 – Teacher Professional Day
Club is open from 8am – 6pm
$20/Per Child (Members Only)

February Break
February 14 & 17, 2025 from 8 am – 6 pm

$20/Per Child (Members Only)

April Break
April 14-18 & 21, 2025 from 8 am – 6 pm
Registered Members: $100/Per Week/Per Child OR $20/Per Day/Child
Non Members: $150/Per Week

Snow Days
Club is open from 10am – 6pm (subject to change)
$20/Per Child (Members Only)

Food & Meals
Please send your child with breakfast, lunch, snacks and a water bottle.


August 12 – 19: Staff Training (Club Closed)

August 20 & 21: Club open 8 am – 6 pm for prepaid school year and day pass members only

August 22: First day of school

September 2: Labor Day (Club Closed)

October 11: Club Open 8 am – 6 pm

October 14: Staff Training (Club Closed)

November 28 & 29: Thanksgiving Break (Club Closed)

December 23 – January 1: Winter break (Club Closed)

January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Club Closed)

February 14 & 17: Club Open 8 am – 6 pm

April 14-18 & 21: April Break: Club open 8 am – 6 pm

May 26: Memorial Day (Club Closed)


K- 2nd grade: $190 per month
3rd – 8th grade: $400 per year

High School Program:

  • Monday – Thursday from 2:30 – 6pm: $100
  • Monday – Thursday from 6 – 9pm: FREE
  • Students must be registered; use Registration button below

All monthly payments are due by the 20th of each month for the upcoming month. If payment is submitted after the due date, there will be a $30 late fee.* Prices and Fees are subject to change in accordance with Clubhouse hours of operation.


2023-2024 Parent Handbook

Authorization for the Administration of Medicine Form

Scholarship Application

Enrollment Process

Required for registration:

  • Completed online membership application (click the Register button below)
  • Monthly payments: Payment for first month paid in full prior to attendance
  • Annual payments: Paid in full prior to attendance
  • 2 business days to process your child’s Membership Application once payment is received
  • Completed Authorization to Administer Medicine form for any child who requires an epi-pen or inhaler
  • If you would like to apply for a Scholarship, please download the form (above)

You will not receive a call after submitting registration. If you would like to confirm your child’s registration, contact the Membership Desk at (203) 735-1200