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Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse
School Year 2023-2024

Welcome to the Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse

Our Ansonia clubhouse is open after school to students of Ansonia Public Schools, grades K-12.

Be sure to join our e-mail list (sign-up form is located below) to receive notification about snow days, unscheduled early dismissals, holidays, and anything else that changes our normal hours. You’ll also receive information on programs and special events happening throughout the year.


The Smilow Clubhouse will serve our members after school Monday-Friday. Buses bring our members to the Club.

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, pick up by 6:30 pm on Friday

All programming and hours are subject to change.

April Vacation

April 15-19, 2024
8 am – 6 pm

$75 for the week per child OR $20 per day, per child for Registered Members
$150 for the week for Non-Members
Payment (cash, check, or money order) must be made at the Front Desk before your child attends. Payment should be made by Wednesday, April 5.

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


August 10 – School Year Registration & Payments due to start on the first day of school

August 21 & 22 – Club open 8 am – 6 pm for prepaid school year and day pass members only

August 23 – Club closed for staff training

August 24 – First day of school

September 4 – Labor Day. Club closed.

October 6 – Club Open 8 am – 6 pm. $20/day/child (members only)

October 9 – Club closed for staff training

November 7 – Election Day. Club closed for staff training

November 23 & 24 – Thanksgiving. Club closed

December 25 – January 2 – Winter break. Club closed

January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Club closed

February 12 – Club open 8 am – 6 pm. $20/day/child (members only)

February 16-19 – February break. Club open 8 am – 6 pm. $20/day/child (members only)

March 29 – April 1 – Club open 8 am – 6 pm. $20/day/child (members only)

April 15-19 – April Break. Club open 8 am – 6 pm. $75/week or $20/day/child (members only)

May 27 – Club closed. Memorial Day


K-2nd grade: $170 per month
3rd – 8th grade: $175 per year
High School Program: FREE for all 2023-2024 Ansonia High School students. Students must be registered; use Registration button below)
Free – Snow Days, open 10 am – 6 pm (subject to change)
$20 – Holidays, open 8 am – 6 pm
Free – Bus Transportation after school

  • Payments are cash, check, or money order.
  • All monthly payments are due by the 20th of the 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