Where Care Meets Achievement
The YMCA offers several child care programs. Whether you're a new parent looking to learn how to best prepare your young one for school, or looking for a fun, enriching place for your older child to spend time after school until you get off work, the YMCA has programs aimed at helping giving your child the best chance at a bright future.
We accept CCDF vouchers and offer financial assistance so that finances are not a barrier.
Child Watch & Kids Club (3 mo. - 11 yrs.)
Child Watch (3 mo.- 11 yrs.)
All of our branches* provide child watch to children while members work out. This program is separate from our early education and school age care programs and has its own space. Child Watch is limited to 2 hours at a time.
Kids Club (6 yrs. - 11 yrs.)
Kids Club is for children ages 6-11 and is an extension of Child Watch. Children will have the opportunity for supervised gym time, swimming, and educational activities.
Early Education & Care (6 mo. - 5 yrs)
Early Learning Centers
The Greater Fort Wayne YMCA has two Early Learning Centers that provide daycare options for the local community.
Extended Care for Fort Wayne Community Schools
If your preschooler attends Fort Wayne Community Schools, then they may enroll in Before and After School Care at select schools. Click below to find out if your school has this option.
School Age Child Care (Kindergarten - 6th grade)
The YMCA of Fort Wayne partners with nine different school districts to offer before and after school childcare for Elementary students.