Registration for Cycle for Strong Kids is now open!

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YMCA Child Care provides care and learning for children in a positive, safe, and nurturing environment, giving parents peace of mind. Children in YMCA Child Care are encouraged to reach their full potential by developing social, cognitive, physical, and emotional skills.


YMCA Playing to Learn Child Care & Preschool

Little Scholars

The YMCA is proud to offer Okanagan families a professionally developed curriculum called YMCA Playing to Learn at Okanagan College and at the Kelowna Family YMCA.

NEW!Glenrosa Opening in September 2014

3430 Webber Road, West Kelowna, BC, V4T 1G8 Canada
To register contact Colleen Keeler at 250-862-5653 ext 4

Preschool 3 & 4 yrs
M/W/F, 8:45–11:45am, $203/month—We are now accepting registration for Preschool in September 2014.
Tu/Th, 8:45–11:45am, $142/month—We are now accepting registration for Preschool in September 2014.

Okanagan College

Okanagan College Building D – 1000 KLO Road
To register contact Colleen Keeler at 250-862-5653 ext 4

Infant and Toddler Care 12–30 months—All spaces are now full. We are taking names for the waitlist.
Mon–Fri, 7:30am–5:30pm, full time only
$1033/month

Group Child Care 3–5 yrs—All spaces are now full. We are taking names for the wait list.
Mon–Fri, 7:30am–5:30pm
Fulltime: $753/month or Part time: $40/full day, $25/half day (up to 4 hrs)

Preschool 3 & 4 yrs
M/W/F, 8:45–11:45am, $203/month—All spaces are now full. We are taking names for the wait list.
Tu/Th, 8:45–11:45am, $142/month—We are now accepting registration for Preschool in September 2014.

Kelowna Family YMCA

375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC, V1X 2M9
Please contact Coreen Hobson (250-491-9622 ext. 220) for more information.

Preschool 3–5 yrs—We are now accepting registrations.
M/W/F, 8:45–11:45am, $203/month
Tues/Thur, 8:45-11:45am, $142/month

Information and Permission Forms | Payment Form | Parent Handbook


Out of School Care

out of school care

For over 20 years the Y has offered quality child care for children before and after school during scheduled school breaks. Our Child Care programs are centered on our core values—caring, honesty, respect and responsibility—and include a healthy program structure of:

  • 45 minute of daily exercise
  • Art, games, reading & science activities
  • Healthy snacks and nutritional learning
  • Community giving and charity
  • Out trips and local exploration
  • Lessons in sharing and healthy relationships

Before School Care

Grades Kindergarten–6
6:30–8:30am, $26/week or $5.20/day

Kelowna Family Y

375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC, V1X 2M9
For registration information contact Sue at 250-491-9622 ext. 203.

All spaces are now full. We are taking names for the wait list.

The Y Van drops children off at the following schools: Pearson, Belgo, South Rutland, and Black Mountain Elementary.

Quigley Elementary

705 Kitch Rd
For registration information contact Sue at 250-491-9622 ext. 203.

All spaces are now full. We are taking names for the wait list.

This program is geared for children who attend Quigley Elementary.

After School Care

Care Gr K–6
2:30–6pm, $73/week (includes early dismissals) or $14.60/day.

NEW!Rose Valley Elementary

1680 Westlake Road
For registration information contact Colleen at 250-862-5653 ext. 4.

Spaces left for Kindergarten and Grade 1. Now taking names for the Grade 2-6 wait list.

Black Mountain Elementary

1650 Gallagher Rd
For registration information contact Sue at 250-491-9622 ext. 203.

Spaces left for Kindergarten and Grade 1. Now taking names for the Grade 2-6 wait list.

Quigley Elementary

705 Kitch Rd
For registration information contact Sue at 250-491-9622 ext. 203.

All spaces are now full. We are taking names for the wait list in all age groups.

We provide part time, full time and drop-in based on availability. We pick up children from the following elementary schools: Pearson, Belgo, Rutland and South Rutland and provide care at Quigley Elementary.

Information & Permission Forms | Payment Form | Parent Handbook

New Families please note that we require a min of 24 hours notice to process your registration.


Summer Day Camp (Grades K–6)

Day Camps

Keep your child active this Summer at our YMCA Summer Day Camps. Each week will feature a weekly theme filled with action-packed activities like fun active games, sports, dancing, arts and crafts, outdoor play, parks, beaches, swimming and community out-trips.

*All our day camps are provincially licensed

Location

Studio 9
1180 Houghton Road
(2 blocks from Ben Lee Park)

* Please note we will not be accepting part-time registrations this summer.

Spaces still available in Kindergarten to Grade 2 camps!

Summer Day Camp Weekly Themes

Week 1 July 2–4
YMCA Spirit Exploring / Team Building / Dancing

Week 2 July 7–11
Under Construction Wood Working / Sewing / Fort Building

Week 3 July 14–18
Water Works Sand Castles / Water Safety, games & mazes

Week 4 July 21–25
Fun & Fitness Zumba / Boot Camp / Team Challenges

Week 5 July 28–August 1
World Travelers Embracing Culture / Food Tasting / Crafts

Week 6 August 4–8
Imaginations Science / Drama / Puppet & Stories

Week 7 August 11–15
Monsters Inc. Monster clay creations / Games / Face Painting

Week 8 August 18–22
Friends Forever Memory Books / Friendship Bracelets

Camp Dates, Fees & Times

July 2–Aug 22, 2014

Weekly Camps
Monday–Friday
7:30am–5:30pm

Fees $180.00/ per week

Closed

Friday, June 27
Monday June 30
Tuesday, July 1
Monday, August 4
Aug 25–29

Summer Camp Program Calendars

For New Families Registering

New Families please note that we require a minimum of 48 hours notice to process your registration.

Step 1

Complete registration forms in full

Step 2

You must include a colour photo (face shot, 2×3″) of your child and a copy of your child’s immunization * required

Step 3

Bring your completed registration and payment forms to the Kelowna Family YMCA * please note incomplete forms will not be accepted.

Step 4: Payments

To secure your child’s registration we must receive payment in full along with your child’s completed registrations forms. Full payment is due at the time of registration.

Please note if you are applying for government subsidy and or YMCA Financial Assistance this must be approved and in place at the time of registration; otherwise the full fee will be required to secure your space.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Debit, and/or Cash

Registration Deadlines

All registrations close on Thursday at 5 pm for the following week camp.

Cancellation Policy

In the event you need to cancel your Summer Day Camp

  • Cancellation notice must be submitted in writing and/or email to sboser@ymcaokanagan.ca
  • Cancellations received 7 days or more prior to start of camp will receive a refund less a $25.00 administration fee.

No cancellations or refunds will be given for less than 7 days notice or for any sick or missed days.


YMCA Child Care Assistance

Child Care Assistance

We believe no family should be turned away from quality child care because of an inability to pay.

Assisted Childcare Application (pdf)

BC Child Care Subsidy
As a parent, you may apply to the Ministry of Children and Family Development (Child Care Subsidy Centre) to see if you are eligible for assistance with your child care fees. The subsidy, determined through an application process and depending on your financial circumstances. As an enrolling parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that you apply for subsidy as the YMCA cannot apply for this subsidy on your behalf. Full payment of the child care fee will be required until we are notified by the Child Care Subsidy Centre of your subsidy approval and you must pay any outstanding balance not covered by the subsidy to the YMCA.

For further assistance the Kelowna Childcare Society located at #4- 1890 Ambrosi Rd can assist you with your application, please call 250 762 3536 between the hours of 9 am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.

For more information regarding the Child Care subsidy, visit the Ministry of Children & Family Development at www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/childcare/application.htm or call the Childcare Subsidy Service Centre toll free: 1 888 338-6622. You will also find an Eligibility Evaluator at the website.