KEY Zone School Age Care & Enrichment

A high quality, collaborative program of the Duluth Y and Duluth Community Education.  Located at all 9 ISD 709 Elementary Schools and providing services for grades K-5 year round including summer and school breaks.

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Contact: 218-336-8900 x2 or

KEY Zone School Year Programming:

Open to students attending the school during the day.

2:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (when school is in session) Program is open at select sites during school breaks from 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  with an additional $39 daily rate per child.

Typical Day:  

Time In

Time Out


2:15 p.m.

3:00 p.m.

Check-in, Snack and Physical Recreation

3:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Brain Time Activities

4:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.


5:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

Choice Time and Check-out

Congdon Park, 218-336-8825 x1 (3116 East Superior Street)
Homecroft, 218-336-8865 x5 (4748 Howard Gnesen Road)
Lakewood, 218-336-8870 x2602 (5207 North Tischer Road)
Laura MacArthur, 218-336-8900 x3104 (720 North Central Avenue)
Lester Park, 218-336-8875 x2689 (5300 Glenwood Street)*
Lowell, 218-336-8895 x2947 (2000 Rice Lake Road)
Myers-Wilkins, 218-393-4463 (1027 North 8th Avenue East)
Piedmont, 218-336-8950 x2795 (2827 Chambersburg Avenue)
Stowe, 218-336-8965 x3904 (715  101st Avenue West)


A $30.00 registration fee for each child. Fees are due with completed registration materials and are non-refundable.

Contract Option A

Full time afterschool

5 days/week


Contract Option B

Flex afterschool

12 sessions/month


Registration Date: To ensure starting on the first day of school in September, registration is required between April 2019 through August 1, 2019 - space is limited at some sites so register early to grantee a spot. Registration after August 1, 2019 will be decided by site capacity.

For more information, contact the KEY Zone Main Office located at Laura MacArthur School at 218-336-8900 x2.

KEY Zone Summer Program 

  • Open to all area children (need not attend Duluth public schools).
  • For students who have completed kindergarten through completed 5th grade.
  • Activities include special on-site programing and weekly off-site field trips.
  • Space is limited so please register early

Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Dates: Monday, June 17 – Friday, August 23 (Closed July 4 HOLIDAY)
Rates: $30 registration fee per child, *$39 daily rate (includes field trip costs)
*Child care assistance accepted, but must register by calling main office
At 218-336-8900 x 2
Sites:  Congdon, Lester Park, Lowell KEY Zone Outdoors, Laura MacArthur

Registration Date: Opens March 2019 (Space is limited so register early)