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KEYZone School Age Care

K.E.Y. Zone Program

KEY stands for Knowledge, Enrichment, and Youth Development, and KEY Zone provides an academic and enrichment Out-Of-School Time Program offered year-round for students in Grades K-5. The program is offered collaboratively through the Duluth Area Family YMCA, ISD 709 Community Education, and EXCEL Targeted Services at the following sites:


Before School: 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. *offered at limited sites
After School: 2:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Lowell (2102 Blackman Ave)
Congdon Park (3116 E Superior St.)
Homecroft (4784 Howard Gnesen Road)
Laura MacArthur (725 North Central Avenue)
Lester Park (5300 Glenwood)
Myers-Wilkins  (1027 North 8th Ave East)
Piedmont (2827 Chambersburg Avenue)
Lakewood (5207 North Tischer Road)
Lester Park (54th Ave East & Glenwood St)
Stowe (715 101st Avenue West)

Duluth Area Family YMCA (302 West 1st St) *during break weeks

For more information, contact the KEY Zone Main Office located at Laura MacArthur School at 218-336-8760 x 6

K.E.Y. Zone School Year Registration

KEY stands for Knowledge, Enrichment and Youth development. KEY Zone (formerly Kids Connection and Schools Out) is a before and after school program offered at all Duluth Elementary Schools through a partnership of ISD709 Community Education, Targeted Services and the Duluth YMCA.

For registration information for the 2016-2017 School year
 please contact the K.E.Y.Zone office at 
218-336-8760 x6

  Program Goals:

  • Foster Academic and Enrichment Learning
  • High Quality Care
  • Develop Life Skills
  • Promote School-Community Connectedness
  • Provide Opportunities for Fun and Adventure

Program offered at select sites during ISD 709 Break Weeks and Summer.

To learn more please contact the KEY Zone Main Office at MacArthur Elementary at218-336-8760 x6,
Email mark.connor@isd709.org or go online at www.duluthcommunityed.org