Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I register my child for Dynamo After School Academy?           
Please fill out the Registration Packet and return it to:

 Dynamo Indoor Sports Complex
Attn: Dynamo After School Academy
8175 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Children must have a Registration Form on file in order to participate in the Dynamo After School Academy.

2. What is the tuition price and how are payments made?
The Dynamo After School Academy full-time tuition price is $100 per week during the school year and $150 per week during the Summer Program and Spring/ Winter Break Camps. Tuition will be billed the week prior to full-time students. Payments must be made 7 days in advance, prior to children being picked up from school that Monday.  If your child is participating in the "Get ’Em to Practice" program, payments must be received no later then the Friday, the week before.. 

ID Number for Tax Purposes: 73-1718793

3. Does the Dynamo After-School Academy offer part-time care?
Yes, the Dynamo After School Academy offers part-time care. Part-time care refers to a child who attends 3 days or less during a regular 5 day school week.  The cost of part-time tuition is $80.00/week.  Upon registration, please notify the director of the days of the week you would like your child to attend.  Dynamo After School Academy does not accept "drop-in" participants. 

Please refer to the Tuition and Payments page for details on Part Time care for Summer and School Year rates effective in Fall 2017.

4. Is there any discount for enrolling more than one child into the academy?
There is a $10 multiple child discounts per additional registration.  There are no multiple child discounts for part-time care. Each additional registration will recieve the same $10 multiple child Discount. 

5. What happens on early dismissals (scheduled and unscheduled)?
The Dynamo After School Academy will pick up the student from school at the dismissal time and provide activiities and snack as a normal day. The Dynamo After School Academy will be open until 6 pm every day.

6. What happens if there is a delayed opening?
The Dynamo After School Academy will open at 7:30 am for parents to drop their children off. Our staff will take the student to school on these mornings. After School Academy will

7. Will the Dynamo After School Academy be open on days that school is closed (non-weather related)?
The Dynamo After School Academy will operate on days that school is closed from 7:30 am - 6 pm. Full-time members who attend these days will incur an additional $30 fee that they attend while school is closed.  Part-time members who attend while school is closed, outside of their normally scheduled attendance, a rate of $50 will be charged on top of the regular weekly fee. Non-members will be charged a rate of $50 for each day attended.

Please note that Spring Break and Winter Break are not considered within this policy, and will be billed at the Summer Program rate of $150 per week. Open 7 am- 6 pm.

8. What are Blackout Dates?
Blackout Dates are days that Dynamo Indoor Sports Complex will be closed. These days include:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Black Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day


9. Can I pick up my child before 6 pm?
Children may be picked up at any time after 3 pm on school days. The parent/guardian must follow proper sign-out procedures.

10. What if my child will not be attending the Dynamo After School Academy that day?
Please email to inform Dynamo After School Academy that your child will be absent prior to 1 pm on the day of their absence. Any notifications received after 1 pm the student's account will be charged for that day as regular, regardless of absence.  

11. What if I cannot arrive before 6 pm to pick up my child?
Due to the nature of the  Dynamo Indoor Sports Complex, there are often renters and other groups who pay to use the space starting after 6 pm.  As a result, it is imperative that children are picked up on time each day.  The Dynamo After School Academy late fee structure is as follows:

Pickup Time Late Fee (Due Upon Pickup)
6:01-6:05pm $10
6:06-6:10pm $20
6:11-6:15pm $30
6:16-6:20pm $40
6:21-6:25pm $50
6:26-6:30pm $60

12. Can someone other than myself pick up my child from Dynamo After School Academy?

If someone other than the parent(s) or guardian(s) on file is to pick a child up, parent(s) or guardian(s) on file must email prior to 12 pm on the day in question.  If there is an emergency that requires a different person to pick up a child, the parent(s) or guardian(s) on file must call 804-730-6582 as soon as possible to let the Dynamo After School Academy know to expect someone else.

Failure to properly notify the Dynamo After School Academy of a different adult picking up a child, will result in the child not being released to the care of the unexpected adult, and the charging of a late fee, if applicable, to the parent(s) or guardian(s) on file when they arrive to pick up the child.

Contact Us:
Located at:
8175 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville VA 23111
Office Number:
804-730 6510
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