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 (Also serving Southeastern Intermediate)
  • Southern Elementary (also serving Friendship Elementary students)
    Pleasant View (also serving North Hopewell, Clearview, LJM, Mazie Gable, Windsor Manor and Winterstown Elementary)
  • Locust Grove

Click here for more info about our Southern York County childcare!

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.