Childcare for Erie’s Returning Workforce


YMCA Camp Sherwin opens for the season on Friday, May 22; all other YMCA locations are temporarily closed.

Virtual Classes on Facebook LIVE now available. View Membership options for COVID-19.

Childcare is now available at three locations. Read more

The YMCA of Greater Erie is providing childcare services at three locations as employees slowly begin to return to work in compliance with Governor Tom Wolf’s Plan for Pennsylvania Yellow Phase which went into effect on Friday, May 8.

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

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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.


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


Five convenient locations serve Erie's returning workforce.

Keystone STARS

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