Childcare That Fits Your Schedule

YMCA Childcare Mission

To foster the ongoing development of all children with quality, affordable and accessible child care programs which ensure each child a positive, safe and nurturing environment in collaboration with families, schools and community.

The Waterbury YMCA offers Before and After School care for students and families.  Our program offers children the enrichment and support they need mirroring what happens in their schools.  We also offer parents and families the support they need through a flexible daily schedule.

WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM SO SPECIAL?

  • Homework Help
  • Character Development
  • Arts/ STEM
  • Gym/ Outside Play
  • Physical Activities
  • Social and Emotional Skills
  • Nutritional Education & Snacks
  • Student-Centered Focus
  • Well Trained Staff
  • State Licensed

Waterbury School Age Care

Have questions about School Age Child Care?

Contact Emily Powell, School Age Childcare Director.

Contact EMILY

2021-2022 Before & After Care

Before School Care services are available at the YMCA from 6:30 AM until bus pick up, Monday through Friday for students from Bunker Hill, Regan, Kingsbury, Bucks Hill, Maloney, Driggs, and Rotella. Drop off will be in the Rose Hill Gym at the lower door on Park Place and Gaffney.

On-Site After-School Care services are available on-site from the bus drop off until 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, for students attending Driggs, Duggan, Regan, Bucks Hill, Maloney, Kingsbury, Reed, Carrington, Brass City Charter, Bunker Hill, Wilson, Wendell Cross schools. Pick up is at YMCA Rose Hill Campus, 63 Prospect St.


Off-Site Care
The YMCA provides after-school care at Chase (serving Chase and Rotella) from school dismissal until 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Pick up is at Chase Elementary School 40 Woodtick Road.

The YMCA provides after-school care at Gilmartin (serving Gilmartin and Hopeville) from school dismissal until 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Pick up is at Gilmartin Elementary School 94 Spring Lake Road.

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Off-Site (Continued)
The YMCA provides after-school care at Tinker serving Tinker students from school dismissal until 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Pick up is at Tinker Elementary School 809 Highland Ave


Registration is now open. We do require a deposit to be made at the time of registration which would be your first initial payment. Please submit the following documentation:

- Health Assessment (Physical)
- Authorization of Medication (If Applicable)
- Individual Care Plan (If Applicable)
- Signed Tuition Agreement Form
- Copy of IEP and/or 504 plan with accommodations (If Applicable)
- Care 4 Kids/Open Doors Financial Aid application

**Please allow 5 to 7 business days to process all paperwork**

Watertown Before & After School Care

Have questions about School Age Child Care?

Contact Emily Powell, School Age Childcare Director.

CONTACT EMILY

Off Site Care

The YMCA provides before school care from 6:30 am to the start time of school and after-school care from dismissal to 6:00 PM at John Trumbull, Judson, and Polk Schools.


Fees:
Before Care as low as *$17/week (One Day of Care)
After Care as low as *$21/week (One Day of Care)


For more pricing information please view the Watertown Registration!

With any questions, contact Emily Powell, School Age Child Care Director

Registration Now Open!

How to Register?
We require a deposit to be made at the time of registration which would be your first initial payment. Please submit the following documentation:

- Registration Application per Child
- Health Assessment (Physical)
- Authorization of Medication (If Applicable)
- Individual Care Plan (If Applicable)
- Signed Tuition Agreement Form
- Copy of IEP and/or 504 plan with accommodations (If Applicable)
- Care 4 Kids/Open Doors Financial Aid application

**Please allow 5 to 7 business days to process all paperwork**

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Ready to Apply?

Completed applications for Before & After School Care can be dropped off at the Greater Waterbury YMCA, mailed, emailed, or faxed. Additional forms are available for Waterbury and Watertown Before & After School Care and Summer Sunshine.

Waterbury Before & After School Application

Watertown Before & After School Application

Additional Forms