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Places for Children, Healthy Development of Youth

Kodomo (Children’s) SKIP

Kodomo SKIP is a program running at 22 elementary schools in the City that uses unused classrooms, schoolyards, and gymnasiums as a place for children to voluntarily gather that provides intercommunication bridging children of different ages.

*Children may not participate in Kodomo SKIP when they are sick.

Kodomo SKIP room

Afterschool Club

Afterschool Clubs provide care of elementary school students of families where guardians are not home after school due to work or illnesses.

General Service

  1. The child goes home from school and comes back to “Kodomo SKIP”.
  2. The child goes directly to “Kodomo SKIP” with their backpack without going home(Direct use)

※Please make sure the guardian and child agrees on the time they come home before going to school. Children may not go directly to “Kodomo SKIP” when children are to leave school in groups (Shudan gekou).

Inquiries

Afterschool Program Promotion Group (Kodomo SKIP Representative), After-school Activities Section, Tel. 03-3981-1058 or individual Kodomo SKIP locations.

After School Children’s Class

With the cooperation of citizens of the area, the City offers academic, sports, cultural and other activities as well as intercommunication with people of the area.

  • Location: Elementary schools with “Kodomo SKIP”.
  • How to participate: Elementary school age children residing in Toshima City or students of the elementary school at which the activity takes place are eligible for participation. Please submit an application form to “Kodomo SKIP”.
  • Activities: A variety of attractive activities that stimulate and develop the curiosity and interest of children, such as indoor activities including crafts, igo, shogi, Japanese calligraphy, tea ceremony, story telling and English conversation to outdoor activities involving exercise such as tennis, volleyball, soccer, dance, monocycle are available.
  • Toshima City Website “After School for Children”

Inquiries

Afterschool Program Promotion Group (After School Children’s Class Representative), After-school Activities Section, Tel. 03-3981-1178

School Premises as a Playground (Gakkou Kaihou)

Parts of the school are made available during non-school hours as a safe playground for children as well as a place for lifelong education for residents of the area.

Elementary Schools

The schoolyards of elementary schools are made available for use by students and under school age toddlers accompanied by guardians.Weekdays: After school hours to 6:00pm

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays: 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • ※Time schedules vary by school and season.Eligibility also varies by school.Please contact the “Gakkou Kaihou” manager of each school for details.

Junior High Schools

  • Schoolyards and gymnasiums are made available to students attending the school.
Inquiries

Afterschool Program Promotion Group (School Public Opening Representative), After-school Activities Section, Tel: 03-3981-1335

Play Parks

These play parks are spaces where you can play freely and are responsible for your own actions. They promote the developmen of creativity, cooperation, independence and healthy growth.

Ikebukuro-Honcho Play Park

Children can play freely outside. During open hours, a play leader is on duty to ensure that children can play safely and have fun. (A nonprofit organization in Toshima City is contracted for this job.)

Onsite Play Parks

Various locations in Toshima City will be converted temporarily into places where children can play freely.

Inquiries

Community Support Group, Children Section, Tel: 03-3981-2187

Junior High and High School Student Center JUMP

These are places where junior high and high school students can enjoy various activities after school.

There are two JUMP facilities in Toshima City. JUMP Higashi-Ikebukuro has a rooftop basketball court and places for ping-pong and dancing in the sports hall. JUMP Nagasaki, has a kitchen where you can cook and classrooms for study.

Both facilities have studios where students can pursue music activities, such as band practice.

Inquiries

Management Group, Children Section, Children and Family Division, Tel: 03-4566-2471

JUMP Higashi-Ikebukuro, Tel: 03-3971-4931

JUMP Nagasaki, Tel: 03-3972-0035

Wholesome Development of Youth

Community Youth Development Committee

This independent community organization follows the policies of the Youth Issue Council. Its goal is to foster the wholesome development of young people in the local community. The organization conducts various activities through the city’s twelve community committees, such as promoting friendly exchanges through sports and recreation and encouraging youth to participate in society.

更新日:2016年10月28日