2024/2025 After-School Child Care | Chesapeake Public Schools

Safe, Affordable Child Care

YMCA before and after-school child care in Chesapeake focuses on safety, health, social growth and academic enrichment. The Y provides a safe and fun place for kids to go, so that parents can work or study. Children have options to explore and develop their interests and talents. Our flexible schedule allows each child to choose what they want to do.

Child Care Staff Qualifications:

  • Meet state licensing standards & 18 years and older
  • CPR & First-Aid Certified
  • Completed at least 36 hours of training before working with children
    • Health & Safety
    • Supervision
    • Child Development
    • Child Abuse Prevention
    • Programming

Staff also receive over 16 hours of continuing education throughout the school year.

School Care Sites


Care is provided on-site at the following schools:

B.M. Williams Primary (BMW)

Butts Road Intermediate (BRI)

Carver Intermediate (CV)

Cedar Road Elementary (CR)

Crestwood Intermediate (CI)

Deep Creek Central (DCC)

Deep Creek Elementary (DCE)

Georgetown Primary (GTP)

Grassfield Elementary (GRE)

Great Bridge Intermediate (GBI)

Great Bridge Primary (GBP)

Greenbrier Intermediate (GI)

Greenbrier Primary (GP)

Southeastern Elementary (SE)

Southwestern Elementary (SW)

Western Branch Intermediate (WBI)

Western Branch Primary (WBP)

Additional Schools Served


Transportation to Child Care Programs is provided from the following schools:

Butts Road Primary (to BRI)

Camelot Elementary (to DCE)

Crestwood Middle (to CI)

Great Bridge Middle (to GBI)

Greenbrier Middle (to GI)

Hickory Elementary (to SE)

Hickory Middle (to SE)

Hugo Owens Middle (to GRE)

Indian River Middle (to GTP)

Norfolk Highlands (to CV)

Oscar Smith Middle (to CV)

Portlock Primary (to CV)

Sparrow Road Intermediate (to GTP)

Thurgood Marshall Elementary (to CV)

Treakle Elementary (to DCE)



21st century skills

Academic enrichment

Active Play


Character development

Child choice and play time

College and career readiness

Family and parent engagement

Global learning and inclusion

Health and wellness

Healthy snacks

Homework assistance

Leadership development

Recreational sports

Service learning

STEM activities

Rates & Fees


Before-School Care:*


After-School Care:
Primary, Intermediate & Elementary: $70/week
Middle: $60/week


Before & After-School Care:


Registration Fee: $75 (one-time)



After-school care takes place from school end until 6pm.


*Before-school care is available for the following schools, starting at 6:30am:

Crestwood Intermediate
Great Bridge Intermediate
Greenbrier Intermediate
Western Branch Intermediate