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YMCA Kids Club

The YMCA Kids Club is housed at the Forest City YMCA and offers a safe, supervised location for children grades K-4th to hang out before and after school.  YMCA Kids Club also offers all day summer care called Summers Rock at the Y!

Daily Schedule

For before school care, children will begin their day at the YMCA.  Following breakfast, children will be walked or transported via bus (during inclement weather) to the elementary school. Children will be met after school in the gymnasium by Y staff and walked or transported via bus (during inclement weather) back to the YMCA where a snack will be served and activities begin.

YMCA Kids Club Staff

Ava Pauley will serve as the YMCA Kids Club Coordinator.  Ava has served as the school-aged care coordinator for 20 years.  Ava will be assisted by high school and college age staff.  Staff are carefully screened and complete all required training.

How To Register

Complete registration form and emergency information sheet and return to the Y front desk.  New families to the program will be assessed a one one-time registration fee of $25/Y member or $40/program member.  All required forms returned and approval by the Kid’s Club Coordinator or Director of Child Care given prior to child starting the program.

Rates/Payment Policies

  • Contracted rates will be charged each week of the calendar year. Please see the Child Care Contracted Rates Form for appropriate rates.
  • Payment is due Friday of each week.
  • Payment must be received in full for your children to continue in the program. A $10 Late Fee will be added if payment is not paid by Friday.
  • $25 fee will be added for returned payments.  The Y also reserves the right to suspend care until account is paid in full.
  • Automatic Bank Draft is the ONLY method of payment. Please complete an Automatic Payment Plan Authorization.
  • Please see Handbook for additional policies.

Hours Of Operation

Monday – Friday; 5:30am to 5:30pm

All centers closed:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • The day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

The Y reserves the right to close during inclement weather and emergencies.

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