Find Your Y CampAre You After-School Ready? 

Every parent understands how important school is for their child's growth. But, learning shouldn't end when the bell rings! Before and After-School programs are a great way to ensure your child is continuing to challenge themselves, applying school day learning to hands-on activities and building vital social skills. 

With the Y, kids extend their learning, engage in active play and build strong friendships with classmates in a safe, supportive environment. Click on the map to the right to discover where the nearest YMCA programs is located and sign up today! 

School-Age Child Care

YMCA Licensed Before and After School Child Care gives your child the opportunity to build friendships with their classmates as they engage in crafts, games, outdoor play and more beyond the bell. In the process, they'll continue to develop the physical, educational, emotional and social skills that are essential for success. Learn more

Kids University

YMCA Kids University optimizes after-school time with active learning opportunities designed to engage and expand young minds. Choose from a menu of multi-week classes like Flag Football, Edible Science, Coding or Crafty Creations. Come once a week or sign up for a different class every day! Learn more.

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News & Highlights

Keeping summer's momentum going once school starts.

Summertime for our family is an opportunity for lots of activity and fun. Whether it's trips to the park, bike rides, or just staying at home and running through the sprinklers, keeping my kids active isn't too much of a challenge. Learn how to keep kids moving as they head back to school this fall.

Tips and tricks for stress-free and nutritious lunches

With all the hustle and bustle of a new school year, the last thing that parents need is added stress around meal preparation. The task of making school lunches each morning can be daunting and stressful. Here are a few tips and tricks to provide nutritious, stress-free lunches throughout the school year and throw in some extra creativity when you're feeling inspired or have a little spare time.

Frugal Family Fun

Summer's here, so let's have some fun! Enjoy some of the best that greater Seattle has to offer for your family - all at wallet-friendly prices. Again this year, the YMCA has picked the best options for your family to enjoy inexpensive family fun. Now get out and explore!