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Become a WSPS member


The 2017-18 Season will be a transitional time for WSPS. Children's Friend, a local non-profit that provides child welfare, family support, mental health, and child development services, received a grant from the federal government to expand their services and infrastructure, and will be leasing the Asa Messer Annex (our home for the past three years.)  A complete renovation of the space will begin in December and WSPS will need to vacate the building.  The WSPS Leadership Team is working hard to secure another location so that we can finish out the season while work is being done at 245 Althea St. When the project is complete next year, WSPS will have brand new, longterm, digs in the basement!

What this means for you: WSPS will operate as usual for the month of November and families may become members for $10 (sliding scale memberships also available.)  Each family is still required to fulfill one volunteer shift per month (2 hours). There are cleaning shifts as well as free play shifts. Any registered adult member of a family can fulfill the shift after they have done an orientation. Volunteers will be responsible for opening/or closing the space, basic cleaning, and registering new members.  Returning members may request a refresher on procedures, however, new members will not be officially oriented since we will only be in the space for November.  For your convenience, a handbook is available online with all the steps of a volunteer shift clearly outlined. In addition to the days and times listed online members can open the space other times provided they open it up to the rest of the membership to join them!

If you have any questions about membership before you join please feel free to email or call Tiffany Silliman Cohen at 802-363-7886 or

Open hours will be determined by the number of member families, we are now at three weekdays and two weekend days each week. The more active members we have the more hours we can be open!