Childcare for Life-Sustaining Personnel 

A list of life-sustaining businesses is here. 

YMCA locations are temporarily closed. View Membership options for COVID-19.

Childcare is available on a limited basis to support working, “life-sustaining” personnel. Read more

For over 155 years, we have brought families together—nurturing the potential of children, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Consider us your partners for healthy, happy, and strong kids—at whatever stage your family is in.

YMCA membership is not required to participate in any of our childcare and educational programs for kids.

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Please feel free to call or email us at your preferred location, or chat with us for more information.

Infants/Toddlers

Children 6 wks.-2 years bond with their caregivers and thrive in high quality educational environment.

Traditional Preschool

Children 3-5 years become Kindergarten ready through child-centered activities.

Pre-K Counts

High-quality preschool program offered to qualifying families at no cost.

School-Age

Kids discover new friends and interests in before/after school, school day off and summer camp programs.

Locations

Thirteen Erie County locations convenient to home, school or work.

Keystone STARS

A recognized accreditation program ensures high quality standards and educated teachers.