Safe, Affordable Child Care

YMCA child care 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. This fall, our flexible schedule allows families to choose the care option that best suits their needs.

Child Care Staff Qualifications:

  • CPR & First-Aid Certified
  • Completed at least 20 hours of training before working with children
    • Health & Safety
    • Supervision
    • Child Development
    • Child Abuse Prevention
    • Programming

Staff also receive over 20 hours of continuing education throughout the school year.

Activities

 

21st century skills

Academic enrichment

Active Play

Arts

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

Locations

 

As schools return to in-person learning, Before- and After-School Programs serving most schools will be available in the following cities/areas.

Chesapeake

Currituck

Elizabeth City

Franklin

Norfolk

Outer Banks

Portsmouth

Suffolk

South Boston

Virginia Beach