City of Las Vegas now offering 10 Vegas Strong academy sites for child care, distance learning

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The city of Las Vegas has added four more Vegas Strong academy sites bringing the total to 10 sites around the Las Vegas valley.

Registration is currently underway for parents in need of child care options. The sites will also support children with their distance learning if they can’t be at home. The newly added sites will be at libraries.

The academies are for students in kindergarten through 8th grade and will be open at the following sites Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m and will last through the fall semester:

  • Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road
  • Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.
  • East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.
  • Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave.
  • Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave.
  • Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive
  • Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road
  • East Las Vegas Library, 2851 E. Bonanza Road
  • West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.,
  • Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane

According to the city, space is limited due to social distancing and other safety guidelines mandated by the governor’s directives. Temperature checks, social distancing, hand washing and sanitizing protocols will be adhered to at Vegas Strong Academy locations. In addition, staff at the locations will be wearing face coverings.

Recently Clark County and North Las Vegas announced similar programs.

The cost for all academies is $20 per day per child, or $100 per week. There is also a $20 registration fee. You can register at this site starting Aug. 12 or call (702) 229-2273 for more information. Financial aid is also available. You can call (702) 229-6307 for more information on how to qualify.

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