YMCA Child Care offers licensed Child Care for 4 year olds during the school holiday breaks at designated centres. For summer only, 3 year olds must be entering junior kindergarten in September to be eligible. Designed to keep your child engaged in play-based learning, we provide a safe and nurturing environment.


  • YMCA staff are Registered Early Childhood Educators or approved by the Ministry of Education
  • Age appropriate play-based programming, with both indoor and outdoor elements
  • Nutritious, well-balanced snacks in the morning and afternoon (lunch to be packed by family)
  • Full day care, with the ability to choose the specific days you want

YMCA Child Care locations offering holiday care:

St. Catharines (905) 682-9455
Grapeview Public School
106 First Street Louth

Niagara Falls (905) 354-4555
Kate S Durdan Public & Loretto Catholic Schools
6855 Kalar Road

Welland & Pelham (905) 788-3505
Father Fogarty Centre
269 Thorold Road West

Grimsby (905) 309-2219
Our Lady of Fatima School
69 Olive Street,

*Care may not be offered if a minimum number of registrations is not met.


Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm


$37.25 per day; Regional subsidy available. Daily and weekly care options are available.

To inquire or register for holiday care, please call or email the Centre Supervisor by clicking the email link above.