We've Got You Covered!
Westford Partnership for Children (WPC), the Westford Parks & Recreation After School Enrichment Program for K-8, provides a safe, stimulating, and fun environment Monday through Friday, from school dismissal until 5:45 p.m. Learn more>.
For additional support, WPC provides parents and children special full-day and full-week programs during school Professional Development days, Conferences, and Winter (February) and Spring (April) Break. Each Special Program offers an itinerary of unique locations and events that are educational, inspiring, and fun. WPC Special Programs are available for all WPC participants as well as for children who are not registered in the WPC program.
There is a separate registration form and fee due for all Special Programs. Program details and Special Program registration forms will be available on westfordrec.com two weeks prior to the date of the event. Visit this page, or call 978-692-5532 for event information.
There are no WPC/REC Club Special Programs held on statutory holidays or the Holiday Break in December. The policies identified in the WPC Parent Handbook apply to the Parks & Recreation WPC, REC Club, and Special Programs.
NEW drop-off hours are from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Pick-up hours are from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
NEW Payment Process: Westford Recreation is partnering with City Hall Systems to provide you with a more convenient and secure way to pay your WPC After School Program tuition for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Please see the Westford Partnership for Children Tuition Payment Guidelines under Additional Forms and Files to learn more.
WPC 2019-2020 Early Release and Special Programs
Parks & Recreation has you covered on the following days:
October 15: Professional Development, Special Program: FULL-Honey Pot Hill Orchards
November 25: Parent Conferences, Grades PreK-8, FULL-Apex Entertainment Center
November 27: Early Release, NO WPC Program Coverage.
December 5: Professional Development, Early Release, WPC Program Coverage
February 5: Professional Development, Early Release, WPC Program Coverage
February 17-21: February School Vacation, Special Program, see page 8-9 of the Fall-Winter brochure
March 3: Professional Development, WPC Program Coverage
March 23: Parent Conferences, Grades PreK-5, Special Program TBA
April 1: Professional Development, Early Release, WPC Program Coverage
April 10: Early Release, NO WPC Program Coverage
April 20-24: April School Vacation, Special Program TBA
May 5: Town Election Day (No School), Special Program TBA
May 19: Professional Development, Early Release, WPC Program Coverage
Examples of past 2018-2019 WPC Special Programs:
March 25, 2019-Conferences for for K-5:
Maple Sugaring at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary and a movie at O'Neil Cinema in Littleton.
April 16-19, 2019 - April Vacation
April 16: Fenway Park and Franklin Zoo
April 17: ExtremeCraze AirPark and Tyngsboro Sport
April 18: Movie and Mini-Golf at Kimball Farm
April 19: Mel's Funway Park
Examples of past 2017-2018 WPC Special Programs:
Professional Development Day in Salem, MA–October 2017:
New England Pirate Museum (Grades K-2); Salem Witch Museum (Grades 3-5, 6-8);
Salem Wax Museum; picnic lunch on Salem Common; House of Seven Gables Tour.
February Vacation 2018–Winter Break:
Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium with Skating; Snow Tubing and SEE Science Center;
Bonkers Fun House; and Roll on America.
April Vacation 2018–Spring Break:
Tour of TD Garden and Franklin Park Zoo; East Boston Camps Day with an afternoon of magic with Chris Herrick; The Springfield Museums–from science through Dr. Seuss; Kimball Farm Day.
Payment: To pay a special program balance please visit City Hall Systems