YMCA Child Care

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Raise healthy, resilient kids with support from YMCA Child Care.

There's no job more important in the world than being a parent. But when it's not your only job, our YMCA Child Care programs are here for your family.

Our YMCA Licensed Child Care centres are a home away from home. We offer an inclusive community where kids can have fun, find support, make friends and reach their full potential.

The Y’s approach to child care is unique. We believe that ensuring a sound basis for healthy child development and success begins with play, and our child care programs give kids exactly that — space to run, dance, jump, and explore — a place where kids can be kids! At the Y, you'll find a group of caring and dedicated staff who make every day a special day for your child.

As a charity, we make no profit from any of our Child Care programs.

Early Years Care

YMCA Early Years Child Care programs offer environments that are safe and stimulating, with caring, supportive caregivers who understand what makes your child special. Choosing a child care provider is a big decision: you want your baby or toddler to be nurtured and cared for as well as you would do yourself. Our YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum provides your little one with a chance to learn and...

Playing to Learn Preschool

YMCA Preschool programs provide vital learning opportunities for preschool children aged 3-5 years. We believe strengthening community starts with helping kids reach their potential. With decades of experience in child care, we provide a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn to build healthy relationships and develop school readiness skills. Following the YMCA's national Playing...

Before School Care

The YMCA of Okanagan understands how important it is to start the day off right, that’s why we offer Before School Care. Qualified Leaders will help your child start the morning the best way possible, with games and activities, gym time, quiet reading and breakfast if they’re hungry. Hours and Fees Kelowna Locations Kelowna locations include the Kelowna Family YMCA and Quigley...

After School Care

School's out for the day. Now what? We've got the answer! Our after school programs based on the Healthy Child Development Curriculum will ensure your child will never have a dull moment. Sports, outdoor play, homework time, field trips, social skill building games, arts and crafts and so much more. Hours and Fees Kelowna Locations Kelowna locations include Black Mountain Elementary and...

Full-Day Child Care Camps

Our YMCA Licensed Child Care centres are a home away from home. We offer an inclusive community where kids can have fun, find support, make friends and reach their full potential. The Y’s approach to child care is unique.We believe that ensuring a sound basis for healthy child development and success begins with play and our child care programs give kids exactly that — space to run,...

Child Care Resources and Registration