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Matt Griffin YMCA
Before and After-School Programs

Get high-quality Y care right at school and help your
child stay active physically, intellectually, and socially
the whole day.

Kids Thrive
at the Matt
Griffin YMCA

Find fun programs and resources for kids of all ages in Burien, Des Moines, Kent, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila, Washington.
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Child Care

Providing Kids With A Strong Start

The values and skills children learn early in life are the vital building blocks for successful adulthood. At the Y, kids learn their ABC’s, learn to share, learn about teamwork and, most importantly, learn how to be themselves.

Before & Afterschool Care

Before & Afterschool Care

Ages 5 - 12 years

Get convenient, high quality Y care right at your school and keep your child active physically, intellectually and socially the whole day.

Afterschool & Enrichment Programs

Helping Kids Reach Their Fullest Potential

With Y Afterschool & Enrichment Programs, kids make the most of their after school time with active learning opportunities designed to engage and expand young minds.

Youth Sports

Youth Sports

Ages 3 - 16 years

From martial arts and dance to gymnastics and teen leadership programs, Youth Activities at the Y offer kids a chance to develop physical and social skills guided by the caring leadership of Y staff.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Ages 3 months - adults

From basics to advanced swimming skills, develop confidence and water safety awareness.

Summer Camps

Plan Now for an Awesome-Packed Summer!

There’s tons to learn, play and explore at YMCA Summer Camps. Kids grow, build skills and gain confidence in a safe, values-based environment. We offer camps serving Burien, Des Moines, Kent, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila.

Discovery Camp

Discovery Camp

Grades K - 6

Explore fun themes like Under the Sea and Medieval Madness through art, science, storytelling and field trips.

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Grades 1 - 6

Whether you’re looking to up your play or learn a whole new sport, summer at the Y is a great time to get in the game.

Trek

Trek

Grades 4 - 6

Grab a new adventure each week as Y staff lead tween campers in activities like archery, rafting or hitting the trails for a hike.

Overnight Camp

Overnight Camp

Grades 1 - 12

Head to Orcas Island or Puget Sound's Case Inlet to enjoy the classic summer camping adventure that you'll remember for a lifetime!

Outdoor Adventure Programs

Outdoor Adventure Programs

Grades 6-12

While exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we work together to develop leadership skills that will help you succeed in life, whatever path you choose.