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After School

Matt Griffin YMCA Child Care

Get convenient, high quality Y care close to
home and keep your child 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.

Swim, Sports & Play

Fun activities that build athletic, social and interpersonal skills

At the Y, kids play and develop new skills while learning sportsmanship and the value of staying active - important tools they'll carry with them the rest of their lives. The Y is a great resource for healthy family fun - rain or shine.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Ages 3 months - adults

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

Youth Activities

Youth Activities

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.

Family & Social Activities

Family & Social Activities

Ages 3+

Family dinners, family camps, cooking classes, family gym time and Parents Night Out are just a few of the many Y programs that keep families active and playing together.

Summer Camps

Active Minds, New Challenges & Fun Adventures

Our Summer Camps offer your child the opportunity to grow through exploring their outdoors, building self-confidence and independence, learning core values, developing life skills and being actively engaged.

Discovery Camp

Discovery Camp

Grades K - 6

Hands-on, structured enrichment activities in art, science, storytelling and outdoor play fill each day.

Kids on Their Way

Kids on Their Way

Ages Ages 4 - 6

Focus on developing social skills, encouraging reading and improving early writing skills to help ease the transition into Kindergarten.

Mini Camps

Mini Camps

Ages Pre-K - Grade 4

This 3-day-per-week camp-like experience is flexible time-wise and easy on family budgets! Daily lunch included in fee.

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Ages Pre-K - Grade 5

Blend skill development, fun activities and great games in a wide-range of sports.

Lead

Lead

Grades 10 - 12

Prepare to challenge yourself this summer and learn leadership skills through extreme wilderness trips, local adventures and service learning activities.

Overnight Camp

Overnight Camp

Grades 1 - 12

Get the classic camping experience you’ll remember the rest of your life at Camp Orkila or Camp Colman. Enjoy boating, skateboarding, campfires and horseback riding.

Outdoor Adventure Programs

Outdoor Adventure Programs

Ages 10 - 18 years

Out there in the wild blue yonder, we work together to develop leadership skills that will help you succeed in life, whatever path you choose.