Start and end every school day with the YMCA Before & After School Care.

3.8 to 12 years

YMCA Before and After School Care,  a licensed child care program for children 3.8 to 12 years, provides children with a seamless day in one location right at their own school.

There’s no need for a child to spend time on their own or sitting in front of a screen. At a YMCA program, your child will spend before and after school time making new friends and developing healthy habits. Children thrive when everyone feels a sense of belonging and freedom to explore, learn, and have fun together. That’s what’s waiting for your child at YMCA  School Age Child Care.

The YMCA is a leader in child care, operating with consistent best practices and standards across the country. Every program is staffed by YMCA trained professionals, selected for their educational background and aptitude for working with children. The result is a safe, nurturing and enjoyable way for your child to begin and end each school day.

YMCA Before and After School programs operate before school from 7:00 am until school starts and after school until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, September to June. Our qualified staff provide an active, engaging, fun and child directed program.  Nutritious snacks are offered before and after school.

To put your name on the child care registry list for your chosen YMCA centre, please go to

YMCA Child Care Parent Handbook >
Program Statement for YMCA of Niagara Child Care >
2020-2021 YMCA Child Care Fee Schedule >