YMCA LOCATION ALERT: The Lakehouse is currently under renovation and some programs and fitness classes have been moved to the Wheatlands Clubhouse. Please refer to the calendar below.

Child Care

The Y is different from other childcare settings because it fosters a sense of family with every interaction. It's a close-knit community where children become friends, teachers love the kids like their own, and parents get to know each other each other beyond drop-offs and pick-ups. In Aurora, the offers:

Before & After School Care

The YMCA provides quality before and after school child care in Aurora at AXL Charter School, Dartmouth Elementary, Elkhart Elementary, Global Academy Charter, Virginia Court (serves Lansing and Lyn Knoll Elementary), Murphy Creek K-8, Tollgate Elementary, Wheeling Elementary and Yale Elementary.

Day Camp

Every summer, the YMCA brings adventure to your child's summer at our Day Camps. In Aurora, we offer summer day camp at Edna & John Mosely P-8, Murphy Creek, Wheatlands and Yale Elementary.

Kids Night Out at The Lakehouse at Southshore

Drop the kids off for a night out with the Y, activities may include crafts, games, movies and dinner.

Teen Night Out at Southlands Shopping Center

Drop teens off for a night out with the Y at the Teen Center at Southlands Shopping Center, activities may include crafts, games, movies and dinner