Children posing together at YMCA child care program

School-Age Child Care

With so many demands on today's families, parents need all the help they can get. That's why the YMCA is America's largest nonprofit child care provider. Through our affordable before- and after-school child care programs, we create a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills.

School-Age Child Care

Intro

With convenient locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana, our licensed childcare program offers year-round care for children in grades K-8 in a safe, fun, and engaging environment.

All of our highly trained, hand-picked staff are CPR and First Aid certified and receive extensive hours of training and professional development. We run background checks on all of our staff, so we know that we have the very best role models. Since safety is our priority, we make sure that we meet or exceed state staff-to-child ratios.

If you know what school-age child care program you're looking for, you can select from the list below and go directly to your program.

Why the Y

  • SAFE

    Safety has always been and will continue to be our top priority. The Y conducts background checks for all staff that engages with children. Our staff is highly trained in childcare including CPR and First Aid. There is also ongoing professional development.

  • ACCESSIBLE

    The Y is for everyone regardless of their ability to pay. Financial aid is available for memberships, programs and childcare.

  • CONVENIENT

    With over 50 branch-based and school-based sites across Greater Louisville, we're confident you'll find a neighborhood location for your family.

  • FUN

    With creative programming, enthusiastic staff and dedicated volunteers, we guarantee FUN for every child.

Choose Your Child Care Program

YMCA staff crafting with kids during child care program

Bullitt County YMCA School-Age Child Care

In partnership with Bullitt County Public schools, the Y offers before- and after-school programs for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Transportation may be available through the BCPS bus system.

YMCA staff coloring with kids at YMCA child care program

Chestnut Street Family YMCA School-Age Child Care

The Chestnut Street Family YMCA offers before- and after-school programs for students in kindergarten through 8th grade.

Kids ready for school at YMCA child care program

Clark County Family YMCA School-Age Child Care

The Y offers before- and after-school programming for students in kindergarten through 7th grade.

YMCA staff reading to children during child care program

Floyd County Family YMCA School-Age Child Care

The Y offers before- and after-school programming for students in kindergarten through 6th grade.

Kid crafting with paper at YMCA child enrichment program

Jefferson County Child Enrichment Program

In partnership with Jefferson County Public Schools, the Y offers the Childcare Enrichment Program (CEP) in nearly 40 sites. We provide before- and after-school care for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Transportation is available through JCPS bus system.

Kids playing together at YMCA child care program

Jefferson County Parochial and Private School-Age Child Care

In partnership with seven area Private and Parochial schools, we provide after-school care for students in kindergarten through 8th grade that attend participating schools.

Kids and staff member making crafts at YMCA child enrichment program

Oldham County After School Child Care

The Oldham County Y offers after-school programming for students in kindergarten through 5th grade.

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