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Winter Break registration is NOW OPEN. Register your child today for an unforgettable 2 weeks at the Y—spots are filling fast!
The Y offers a wide array of interactive programs chock-full of fun to keep kids busy and safe during Winter Break. At our child care centres/camps, kids will enjoy and engage in action-packed days, new learning experiences & make life-long memories with new friends!
Register Your Child Today
Winter Break Child Care is a licensed program conveniently located in community schools throughout the GTA. Led by Registered Early Childhood Educators, these programs provide children (ages 4 to 12) with engaging, hands-on indoor and outdoor experiences that are focused on their interests and healthy development. Whether it’s through the visual and dramatic arts, sports, or group games, your child will stay active, learn new skills, and have fun!
Standard hours of operation are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM; however, some centres' hours may vary. Busing is not available. Extended care is included. Deadline to register for Winter Break Child Care is December 21, 2018 at midnight.
*Please note: Programs open on December 24th and December 31st will be closing at 4:00pm.
*Please note: Unionville Coledale is only accepting children ages 4 to 5-years-old for their Winter Break Program
YMCA Winter Break Child Care program fees vary based on region and type of program. Rates for 2018 programs offered at YMCA Child Care locations are:
Offered at YMCA Health and Fitness Centres, Winter Break Indoor Camp provides children (ages 4 to 12) with new and thrilling experiences promoting the development of physical literacy and lifelong skills. Throughout the break, kids will have their pick of small-group activities like arts and crafts, cooperative games, and team sports. Campers (ages 6 to 12 only) also get to take advantage of the Y’s aquatic facilities and enjoy recreational swimming.
Standard hours of operation are 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM for all centres. Busing is not available. Extended care is included.
All Health & Fitness Indoor Winter Break Camps will be closed on December 24th and December 31st with the exception of Mississauga Y
Cooper Koo is the only location offering Indoor Camp for children ages 4 to 5 years old*
Children ages 4 to 5 will not be able to swim or have access to our aquatic facilities**
Does 9AM - 4PM not work for your schedule? Extended hours are available at all YMCA Indoor Camp locations! Whether you need care for before and/or after camp hours, we will make sure your camper is in a safe, supervised, and fun environment. This year, our AM and PM rates are included in our fees. Our 2018 Extended Care Hours are as follows:
*Please Note: Extended Hours will not be offered on December 24th or 31st.
If your child is looking for a new habitat to investigate, Winter Break Outdoor Camp at the Y is right up their alley! This program takes place at the scenic YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre, and is led by our skilled outdoor education staff who will help your youngster (ages 4 to 12) gain a lasting appreciation for nature. Each day, kids explore and discover the wonders of the natural world through outdoor play, snowshoeing, and more--indoor programs will be offered in session as well.
Standard hours of operation are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, but extended care is available & included in your camper's daily fee this year. Busing is not available. Deadline to register for Winter Break Outdoor Camps is December 21, 2018 at midnight.
Does 9AM - 4PM not work for your schedule? We offer extended hours for YMCA Outdoor Camp! Whether you need care for before and/or after camp hours, we will make sure your camper is in a safe, supervised, and fun environment. This year, our AM and PM rates are included in our fees. Our 2018 Extended Care Hours are as follows:
* Please note: There will be no extended PM care on December 24th and December 31st.
After a morning of fun and excitement, campers can refuel with a nutritious and delicious lunch. Meals provided will leave your child feeling healthy, satisfied, and ready for an afternoon of camp adventures.
Lunch is available for $6/day and includes a drink, sandwich, granola bar, and fruit. Please register through the contact centre at 1-877-303-2267 and be sure to confirm any dietary restrictions your camper may have.
Deadline to apply for Child Care and Outdoor Camps is December 21, 2018 at midnight!
Online registration in four easy steps:
Save the Registration Form (below) onto your computer before filling it out and submitting it to us
2018 Winter Break Programs Registration and Financial Assistance Form (PDF)
Submit form by Email:
Submit form by Fax:
YMCA Program Registration Office
2200 Yonge St., Suite 300
Toronto, ON M4S 2C6
If your child requires medication during the day, download the YMCA medication form below and ensure you hand it, with the medication, directly to a YMCA staff member on the first day of the program.
Camper Medication Form (PDF)
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