Child Care, Recreation, Enrichment, Sports, Together
On-campus before- and after-school care is provided by CREST (Childcare, Recreation, Enrichment, Sports, Together).
Administered collaboratively by the City of Santa Monica and SMMUSD, the CREST program offers many options and is
designed to match your child's interests as well as meet your family's needs.
CREST Child Care
Full-time child care is available before and after school. A typical after-school schedule includes snack, homework, supervised
recreation, and enrichment activities. An Early Express option offers kindergarteners with older siblings at Muir after-school care
from 1:25 p.m. till 2:45 p.m., except on Thursdays (Early Dismissal). For information on enrollment, fees, and scholarships, call
Child Development Services, (310) 399-5865, for children in grades K through 3; call the Youth Office at Reed Park,
(310) 458-8540, for children in grades 4 and 5.
CREST Enrichment Classes
CREST offers after-school enrichment classes in a variety of subjects, from science to karate to dance. Classes are open to all,
regardless of whether your child is enrolled in CREST Child Care. Enrollment forms detailing class offerings are sent home in
September, December, and March. For information call (310) 458-8540.
CREST Superstars & League Sports
CREST offers children an opportunity to participate in team sports through its Superstars program for K through 2nd graders, and
League Sports for 3rd through 5th graders. Enrollment forms are sent home in September, December, and March. For information
call (310) 458-8540.
CREST Playground Access
Playground Access offers free, supervised after-school play to 1st and 2nd graders for 30 minutes, and to 3rd through 5th graders
for 2 hours and 15 minutes. This option is not offered on rainy days. There is no fee; however, you must enroll your child to
participate. Obtain a sign-up form from Muir's on-site CREST office, or call (310) 458-8540.
A California State-sponsored preschool is located on the John Muir campus. Children may be enrolled once they reach 3 years of
age. Space is limited. Tuition is free for low-income families. Applications are available at the Child Development Services office
at 2802 Fourth Street, (310) 399-5865.
CREST WEBSITE: www.smgov.net/hsd/CREST/index.htm