Before & After School Care

What your kids do AFTER school is as important as what they do AT school.

Our daily curriculum makes us a unique child care provider for children 5 years old to 12, and sets us apart from others. We provide a mentoring relationship between your child and our caring staff that maximizes their personal empowerment, exploration and learning. A safe setting, character values, positive role models and enrichment activities area all part of the Y child care experience.

Registration Info***PLEASE READ***

Due to State of Colorado licensing requirements, registration takes some time and preparation, please click here to read our registration instructions! Online registration takes 20-30 minutes and the system will time out after 40 minutes forcing you to start from the beginning. Please use Firefox or Chrome as your browser.

Age Requirements

Please note all children must be 5 years old to register for YMCA Before and After School Program.

Deposit and Registration Fee ***Register in July and the registration fee is waived***

Enter a $25 deposit for each session your child will attend, and a one-time $35 registration fee per child.  Total all deposits along with the registration fee, and provide one payment for that amount, prior to attending. Weekly deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable

Scholarships

Through the generosity of our donors, the YMCA is able to offer a limited number of scholarships for Before and After School Child Care, to apply please read our application letter and fill out the scholarship form.

CCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program)

To use CCAP for YMCA Before and After School Care, please call 720 524 2792 to be added to our list. Not all locations are CCAP eligible, for a list of sites open to CCAP please click here. We have limited space and it's available on a first-come, first serve basis.

Immunizations

Per Colorado State law, all parents/guardians are required to complete an immunization form to recieve child care with the Denver YMCA. Please click here to download the immunization form, fill it out completely and turn in a paper copy on the first day of care.

Child Care Options

Before & After School City Locations

We offer many before & after school care locations throughout the Denver metro area. Select your closet city to see the available before & after school locations sites.

Arvada

The YMCA provides high-quality before and after school care in Arvada at Allendale, Elementary, Meiklejohn Elementary, Peck Elementary, Sierra Elementary, Three Creeks K-8, Vanderhoof and Weber Elementary.

Aurora

The YMCA provides quality before and after school child care in Aurora at AXL Charter School, Clyde Miller Elementary, Dartmouth Elementary, Edna & John Mosley P-8, Elkhart Elementary, Global Village Academy, Iowa Elementary, Jewell Elementary, Montessori Del Mundo, Murphy Creek K-8, Sixth Avenue Elementary, Virginia Court (serves Lansing Elementary), Vista Peak Exploratory, Tollgate Elementary, Wheeling Elementary and Yale Elementary.

Denver

The YMCA provides quality Before and After School Care in Denver at Adventure Elementary at Western Hills, Asbury Elementary, Dora Moore Elementary, Holm Elementary, Joe Shoemaker, McKinley-Thatcher, Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning, Montclair, Monterey Community School (serving Clayton and Meadow), Southwest Family YMCA (serving Alice Terry, Bear Creek, KCAA, Sabin and Westgate Elementary Schools) and Traylor Elementary.

Glendale

In Glendale, the YMCA provide before and after school child care at the Glendale Sports Center at Infinity Park.

Golden

The YMCA provides before and after school care in Golden at Fairmont Elementary, Shelton Elementary Schools and Welchester.

Henderson

The YMCA provides a mentoring relationship between each child and our caring staff that maximizes personal empowerment, exploration, and learning. At the Belle Creek Family Center in Henderson, the YMCA provides a safe setting, character values, positive role models, and enrichment activities that are all part of the Y child care experience.

Lakewood

The YMCA provides before and after school child care in Lakewood at Dennison Elementary, Jefferson County Open School, Slater Elementary, Stober Elementary and Vivian Elementary.

Littleton

In Littleton, the YMCA provides Before and After School Child Care at Grant Ranch Elementary.

Parker

In Parker, Colorado, the YMCA provides quality Before and After School Care at Global Village Academy- Douglas County Campus.

Thornton

The YMCA provides quality before and after school child care in Thornton at three locations including: Adventure Elementary (serving Valley View, Welby and Global Leadership); Explore Elementary (serving York and Achieve); Monterey Community (serving Clayton and Meadow)

Wheat Ridge

The YMCA provides high-quality before and after school care in Wheat Ridge at Pennington Elementary School.

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