Looking for childcare options for school breaks and days off? Join us for a day of sports, fun and friendship at School Days Off!
Campers participate in a variety of sports activities in our Division I athletics facilities, including:
- rock climbing
- ice skating
- aquatics inflatable island & swimming
- and more!
Regular Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Contact Us: 303-871-3908 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Regular camp hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., unless otherwise stated.
Early care (beginning at 7:30 a.m.) and late care (until 6:00 p.m.) are available at an additional cost.
October: 14-18, 21-22
December: 23, 24*, 26-27, 30, 31*
January: 2-3, 6, 20
March: 13, 16-20, 23-27, 30-31
April: 1-3, 6, 27
* = Half Day (8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
First child: $60/day
Early or late care: $5/session
Coors Fitness Center members, DU faculty/staff, DU students and DU alumni receive a 10% discount. Please call 303-871-3908 to confirm your DU affiliation prior to your first enrollment.
How to Register
Step 1: Youth Activities Pre-Registration
Before you can register for any School Days Off session, you must complete the Youth Activities pre-registration (prerequisite).
The Youth Programs pre-registration is a $0 fee registration that allows you to enter your child’s required medical, authorized release, emergency contact and acknowledgment of risk information for 2018-19 School Days Off.
Step 2: School Days Off Registration
Once you have completed the Youth Activities pre-registration, you can register for School Days Off.
Please view our online registration tutorial for step by step registration instructions.
Any registrations received within 48 hours of a School Days Off session are subject to a $10 late fee.
Please note that registration closes 24 hours prior to a School Days Off session, and daily drop-ins are no longer available.
Step 3: Submit Medical/Immunizations Records
All participants must have a current immunization record on file before participating in School Days Off. If you would like to confirm that your child’s immunization record is on file, please call 303-871-3908.
Medical & Immunization Forms
If your child will require medication while at School Days Off, please complete our medication administration form.
If your child has asthma, please complete our asthma care plan.
If your child may require use of an epi pen, please complete our allergy/anaphylaxis action plan.
Submit all medication, asthma and allergy/anaphylaxis forms to the Youth Programs office at email@example.com. Forms may be submitted before camp or to the School Days Off front desk during check-in.
Step 4: Read Parent Handbook
Before registering and attending School Days Off, we encourage parents read the 2019 School Days Off Handbook.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring my child on the day of a School Days Off session without pre-registering?
No. To ensure the quality of the program and staffing ratios, daily drop-in is no longer available.
Can I get a refund if I cancel my child's enrollment?
Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance and are subject to a 10 percent processing fee. Please call 303-871-3908 to cancel a School Days Off registration.
What forms do I need to complete to enroll my child?
A completed registration form and current immunization record must be on file for each camper before his/her first day of School Days Off.
Forms must have original signatures. If you fax your registration form, you must initial next to each of your signatures when you arrive at School Days Off.
What if my child is sick and cannot attend?
You may call the Youth Activities Manager at 303-871-3908 and inform him of your child’s absence from School Days Off. If a doctor’s note is provided, you will be credited for your child’s canceled enrollment.
What are the standard camp hours? Is early/late care available?
Standard program hours are 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Early care is available from 7:30–8:00 a.m. for $5 a day.
Late care is available from 5:30–6:00 p.m. for $5 a day.
Where do I drop off/pick up my child?
Check-in and check-out is located in Gates Field House. Parking is available in Lot T (located under the tennis courts on Asbury Ave.) and requires a permit. Parking permits will be emailed to School Days Off participants.
Directions from University Blvd.:
1. Turn west on to Asbury Ave.
2. Continue past the Ritchie Center and the fire lane/crosswalk.
3. Turn right into the parking lot located under the tennis courts (Lot T).
From the parking lot, you will walk up a brick path to the Ritchie Center and enter Gates Field House through the west doors.
Staff will be on site to assist with parking.
Does my child need to bring any extra clothing?
We recommend you send your child with a swimsuit and towel, sweatshirt or light jacket, as well as an extra change of clothes.
Does DU provide sports equipment?
Yes. School Days Off provides all equipment for each of our sports activities, except for helmets. A good-fitting helmet is required for participants ages 8 and under, and recommended for everyone.
What certifications do School Days Off staff hold?
All School Days Off staff hold CPR, AED, first aid and concussion certifications.
Have School Days Off staff members gone through background checks?
Yes. All staff members undergo a criminal background check before working in the program.
What is the staff-to-participant ratio?
School Days Off provides a 1:15 or better staff to camper ratio at all times.