CREST (City of Santa Monica)


CREST Offerings at WRLC:


CREST Club provides 4th and 5th graders with homework assistance, enriching activities, organized games, from school dismissal to 6pm. Participants also partake in special events and field trips.  If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to submit your application in person at the CREST Youth Office: 1133 7th St Santa Monica. You’re also welcome to scan or email the attached application to Applications are now being accepted. Registration will take place August 1, 2019.  

Please Note: City of Santa Monica CREST will no longer offer AM Care or Late Start options. Our SMMUSD partners will offer AM Care options at all elementary schools.  Please contact SMMUSD’s Child Development Services at 310-399-5865 or for enrollment information visit their website at lieu of PM Extended Care, families of 4th and 5th graders can enroll in CREST Club. For other program options, please visit PAL’s website at or Virginia Ave Park at

Homework Club

Homework Club is an after-school program that gives students academic support, in a well structured environment, in order to work on homework. * Homework Club is a one-time, annual fee of $550 due at the beginning of service. There is no prorating, nor refunds. No payment plans are accepted in the 2019-20 school year. Homework Club runs from September 3- June 6, 2020.  Registration is limited and begins on August 1, 2019.

Playground Access

Playground Access: Students in grades 1-5 engage in supervised, unstructured play in designated areas of the playground, afterschool, with basic game equipment available for check out. Registration begins August 1, 2019.

CREST Club: Registration is open. If you are interested in signing up, please make sure to submit your application in person at the CREST Youth Office: 1133 7th St Santa Monica. You’re also welcome to scan or email the attached application to


Our school-based enrichment classes are an easy way for parents to add exciting learning adventures to their child's day. All classes are led by hand-picked, professional instructors for youth in grades TK-5.


Our Youth Sports Program is a non-competitive recreation program where everyone participates regardless of ability. The focus is on giving young athletes the opportunity to compete and learn about the skills and rules of each sport. Sports are offered for 3 seasons during the school year for students in grades TK-8.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available to qualifying families and can be used for CREST Programs, Camps, Aquatic Swim Lessons, and Community Classes. Some restrictions may apply. For more information visit assistance. Applications are currently being accepted for 2019-2020.

All CREST forms are avaialable here:

CREST Summer Programs:

Camp Santa Monica

Dates: June 17-August 9, 2019

Location: John Adams Middle School 

Ages: 8-14

Camp Santa Monica's Summer in the City introduces campers to the City's strategic vision through fun and engaging activities… The program features creative theme-based games and projects that are developed in collaboration with our City Departments and partners. Taping into our internal resources, CREST is able to deliver a unique urban experience that offers special behind- the- scenes tours of City operations and engaging guest appearances from key City staff members.   

Sports Experience

Dates: June 17-August 14, 2019

Location: John Adams Middle School

Ages: 8-14

Sports Experience is a sports camp for boys and girls ages 8-14. Join us and experience a variety of sports activities, interactive classes and organized games. We strive to stimulate a love for sports and sportsmanship for youth of all athletic levels. Whether it's learning a new sports skill or participating in a weekly clinic your child will look forward to a new challenge every day. 

Water Adventures

Dates: June 17- August 9, 2018

Location: Lincoln Middle School

Ages: 8-14

Splash into summer by hanging loose at Water Adventures! Youth ages 8-14 will learn to surf and boogie board! Enthusiastic staff will explore environmental awareness, beach culture and water safety with youth participants. Your child will look forward to dipping into water play at local beaches and pools. All skills levels welcome sunscreen is required.

SMSE Wraparound Camp         

Dates: June 20- July 15, 2019

Location: Grant Elementary School

Santa Monica Sports Experience (SMSE) Wraparound Camp is an exciting addition to the day for your young sports fan. This camp is conveniently located at Grant School for students attending summer school. Campers will enjoy organized sports and games, as well as swimming, and excursions to local attractions!



Contact Cathy Taylor at CREST

Have a question about Homework Club, Playground Access, CREST Enrichment, or CREST Sports? Visit Cathy Taylor in Room 406 or send her an email here: