Providing Programs beyond the Classroom — Community education includes a lot more than the name suggest. While we do offer educational opportunities for the community, we also offer athletic, aquatic, child care and preschool opportunities.

Kids Connection – KTC

KTC is the JCSD’s before and after school child care program, available for students in grades DK-5 during the school year, and full days during the summer. We provide enjoyable, motivating and structured activities. Choose a contract that meets your family’s individual needs.

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Preschool & Early Childhood

Johnston Early Learning Academy (JELA) offers 2 and 3-year-old preschool through Community Ed (4-year-old preschool is through JCSD). You can also find upcoming classes and activities for your preschool-aged child.

Register for 2 & 3-Year-Old Preschool

Register for 4-Year-Old Preschool

Upcoming Early Childhood Classes

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Youth Programs (K-12)

Community Ed offers a range of youth enrichment classes and recreational camps for students grades K-12. Classes are available both online or in-person, and some classes are even available for both parent and child to attend together. In the summer, we offer Summer SAS which are themed, full-day camps for 6th and 7th graders.

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Adult Programs

Community Ed provides adult programs to help you further your education through online classes. You can also pursue a hobby through our adult classes or stay active with open gym and fitness classes.

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Open Gym Information


Join our Blaze Swim Club team, take swim lessons, participate in an aquatics class and more at the Summit Pool in Johnston.

Pool Information & Calendar

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