The Y is proud to offer affordable Child Development through our School Aged Childcare!

Our Child Development work, commonly known as childcare, is part of a long tradition of childcare at the YMCA that started in the 1960s. The YMCA’s childcare…

  • Is licensed through the PA Department of Human Services.
  • Is recognized by Keystone STARS.
  • Accepts payments from Child Care Works (CCW/CCIS).
  • Offers financial assistance and scholarships through the generous contributions from donors and United Way contributions
  • Has curriculums that align with the PA Early Learning Standards.
  • Promotes creative thinking, exploration of science and mathematics, inquiry, discovery, beginning/building literacy, community involvement through enriching activities
  • Encourages physical activity and team building through a variety of recreational games
  • Gives students the opportunity to explore on their own through a variety of activity centers, including science, math, literacy, crafts, dramatic play, manipulatives and more


Locations and Contact Info:

Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA Childcare 

Participating Schools

  • Dover Elementary
  • Leib Elementary
  • North Salem Elementary
  • Weigelstown Elementary
  • Roundtown Elementary (also serving Sinking Springs Elem)
  • Hayshire Elementary (also serving North Hills Elem)
  • Stony Brook Elementary (also serving North Hills Elementary)
  • Wallace Elementary (also serving Lincolnway & Trimmer Elementary)

Nyzsa Watkins
[email protected]

The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA

Participating Schools

  • Shrewsbury Elementary
  • Stewartstown Elementary 
  • Southern Elementary (also serving Friendship Elementary students)
    Pleasant View (also serving Clearview, LJM, Mazie Gable, Windsor Manor and Winterstown Elementary)
  • Locust Grove (also serving Windsor Manor students)

Emma Brockwell
717-235-0446, Ext. 412
[email protected]

York Branch Kids Club

Participating Schools

  • Ferguson Elementary
  • STEAM Academy
  • Lincoln Charter
  • York Academy Regional Charter School

Ashley Zurawski
717-843-7884, Ext. 223
[email protected]

Please note the site your child attends school and the site for which you will need care to be provided if different than the school they are attending.

Our Child Development work is made possible by these amazing supporters!