Prime Time Afterschool Program

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Our program offers quality after-school childcare with experienced directors and staff. We are licensed by EEC and accredited by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services. All staff receive comprehensive childcare training and are certified in Red Cross First Aid and CPR. The Program follows the Amherst school system calendar. Please note: No Child Care is provided on Snow days or on Curriculum days.

Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 2:30-5:30 PM and on school early-release days from 12:30 -5:30 PM. Early-release days 12:30-5:30 are for children attending the day on regular basis.


Rates for school year 2023-24:

5 days a week -$378 per month

4 days a week-$336 per month

3 days a week-$252 per month

2 days a week-$168 per month

1 day a week- $84 per month


Fee subsidy available upon request for qualified families.

  • Grades K-3: More Structured and more programming 
  • Grades 4-6: Less Structured and more choice in activities 

Changes or withdrawals

Withdrawals and day changes must be made in writing to prior to the month of change and fees will apply.


  • Creative art projects
  • Visiting artists
  • Nature walks
  • Field trips
  • Story time
  • Computers
  • Sports
  • Games
  • Free time
  • And more!

 Find Us

Crocker Farm Elementary School, 280 West St., Amherst, MA 
Contact Us
 Prime Time Direct phone - 413-362-4075
 Amherst Rec. Office phone - 413-259-3065
Site Coordinator, Grace Marczuk - 413-259-3177 |
Email -


List of Area Resources

Prime Time 2023-2024 Parent/Guardian Information 

Parent & Educator

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