WVU Youth Activities

Other: Mountaineer KidZone

DescriptionWest Virginia University Student Family Resources and the Student Recreation Center (SRC) jointly offer the Mountaineer Kids Club (MKC), a flex-care center for children located in the SRC. The professional, educated staff provides safe and developmentally appropriate activities for children aged six weeks through eight years while their parents are using the facility. The service is provided on a first come-first served basis and the time limit is a maximum of 2 hours per family.
Website:http://childcare.wvu.edu/mountaineer_kids_club
Tags:Flex-care center for children
Location:2001 Rec Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506 map
County:Monongalia
Age Group:Pre-K,Elementary
Enrollment:Restricted. To join, the parents must be a current WVU student or employee with membership to the SRC. An on-site registration must be completed.
Dates:On-going
Fee:$0
Sponsored By:Student Life
Other Details:Mountaineer Kids Club provides the registered children with many opportunities for play. The infant room is designed for infants and young toddlers and provides an area for small group interaction, play, gross motor development, and sleep.The preschool area is designed similar to a traditional child care area. The children have opportunities to participate in the reading corner, play with manipulatives, explore the sensory table, climb on the loft, build with blocks, create a masterpiece at the art table or on the easel, and pretend in the dress-up and home living areas.The school-age room provides an area where older children can enjoy themselves while engaging in age appropriate activities. This room provides an area for homework, computer play, table games, and block and LEGO construction. Security is a top priority at the Mountaineer Kids Club. The reception area is staffed by a Mountaineer Kids Club team member that monitors the sign in/out area. Parents are also provided with a belt-clip pager that ensures communication at all times.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Wednesday: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Friday: 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Summer and Semester Breaks Hours of Operation: check website for schedule

The MKC will be closed in observance of the University holidays and when WVU cancels day and/or night classes due to an emergency or inclement weather. The MKC may adjust operational hours for home football games when necessary. For more information, contact: Mountaineer Kids Club: 304-293-9652 Student Family Resources: 304-293-5370
Contact:Victoria (Vicki) Hoover (vicki.hoover@mail.wvu.edu 304-293-5370)