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We are growing with our community

At the YMCA, we have plans to expand our licensed child care facilities to support more families throughout the Okanagan with high-quality, affordable care. 

Upcoming centres include:

YMCA Child Care at George Elliot Secondary School

Waitlist projected to open late 2022 – early 2023

This 81 space, multi-age centre is currently in the pre-construction phase. Register for our mailing list if you would like to receive updates on the centres progress. 

YMCA Child Care at Black Mountain Elementary

Waitlist projected to open late 2022 – early 2023
 
This child care centre is currently in the pre-construction phase. Register for our mailing list if you would like to receive updates on the centres progress.  

YMCA Child Care at Okanagan Mission Secondary School

Waitlist projected to open late 2022 – early 2023
 
This child care centre is currently in the early planning phase. Register for our mailing list if you would like to receive updates on the centres progress.


Register for our Future Child Care Locations Mailing List

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about our upcoming centres, parent information, waitlists, and more.

View Child Care FAQs
Playing to Learn Curriculum

YMCA Playing to Learn™ Curriculum is implemented throughout our Child Care programs for ages 0-6. This research based curriculum was developed by Child Care experts and is utilized and regulated in Y’s across Canada.

Child Care Financial Support

As a charity, the Y believes no family should be turned away because of financial circumstances. Thanks to generous donors, the Y is able to provide financial assistance to families who could not otherwise afford quality child care or Preschool programs.

Kari-Ann and Connor

Since Connor has joined this centre, he’s made friends, come out of his bubble and his behavior has changed drastically. The extra financial support has given me the ability to put both my daughter and my son in child care.