Extended Child Watch Programs

SO MUCH BETTER THAN A BABYSITTER

Parents, are you looking for a break or a nice date night? Or maybe you just want to give your child a fun morning or evening with their friends? Our extended Child Watch programs are the answer! With great games and activities, snacks, and dinner, along with all the great Y activities you know and trust, it's so much better than a babysitter! We accept children ages 6 months - 12 years old for these programs.

You can find out more about each program and details on how to register below. You may also stop by the Front Desk of your local branch to complete your registration. *Multi-child discounts are available.

PLEASE NOTE: these programs are NOT offered during the summer months & schedules are subject to change.

Mid-Morning Out

REGISTRATION

JOHN P. THAYER BRANCH ONLY

  • Open to Members ONLY

  • Children MUST be between the ages of 6 months - 12 years old.

  • Registration can be completed in-person at your local branch

  • Snacks & drinks will be provided, lunch will NOT

  • Space is limited; Early registration highly encouraged

COST

  • Members ONLY: $5.00/hour per child

DATE & TIME

  • Offered Monday - Friday

  • 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Pick-ups after 1:30 p.m. will incur a late fee

During Mid-Morning Out, parents ARE allowed to leave the building.

Parents Night Out

REGISTRATION

  • Open to both Members & Non-Members

  • Children MUST be within the ages of 6 weeks - 12 years old.

  • Registration can be completed online, via our app or in-person at your local branch

  • Space is limited; Early registration highly encouraged

COST

  • Members: $20.00

  • Non-Members: $25.00

  • Multi-Child Discount: $5.00 off for each additional child (Y-Members ONLY)

DATE & TIME

​D.A. TURNER

  • 1st Friday of each month

  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Pick-ups after 10:00 p.m. will incur a late fee

JOHN P. THAYER

  • 3rd Friday of each month

  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Pick-ups after 10:00 p.m. will incur a late fee

*During these TWO programs only, Parents and/or Guardians ARE allowed to leave the YMCA.

**Participation in these programs does NOT count towards your allotted 10 hours of weekly child watch because they are separately paid programs.

Questions?

Please contact us at, childcare@ymcacolumbusga.com

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