Child Care

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Program and facility notices

Please be advised of the following program closures today (January 17, 2017):

  • Shelburne Primrose YMCA Centre Before and After School program due to inclement weather
  • Limehouse YMCA Centre Before and After School program due to inclement weather
  • Whitby St. Marguerite D'Youville YMCA Centre Nursery School program due to a heating issue. A make-up date of June 27th will be offered

March Break Camp registration now open

YMCA March Break Child Care locations are licensed, regulated programs that are conveniently located in community schools for children aged 4 to 12 years old during the March school break – March 13th to 17th.

Led by Registered Early Childhood Educators, these programs offer indoor and outdoor activities where kids will develop and learn new skills, stay active, and have fun through arts and crafts, group games, and more.

Boys playing floor hockey in a gymnasium

Child Care at the YMCA: a place to learn and grow

The YMCA is the largest not-for-profit child care provider in Canada. With more than 40 years of experience and over 280 licensed programs throughout the Greater Toronto Area, the Y offers high-quality child care programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and school aged children.

Our highly trained Registered Early Childhood Educators partner with parents to support each child’s development and provide families with the security of knowing their child is in a safe and nurturing environment during these formative years.

Early Learning LocationsBefore and After School LocationsSchool Break Programs

Choose from programs that provide a solid foundation for learning

  • Infant Program (6 weeks to 18 months)
  • Toddler Program (18 months to 30 months)
  • Preschool Program (30 months to 3.8 Years)
  • Nursery School Program (30 months to 3.8 years)
  • Quality program curricula focused on providing a strong foundation for learning - Playing to Learn™ (0-6 years)
  • Before and After School
  • Quality program curricula focused on providing a strong foundation for learning - Playing to Learn™ (4-5 years) and A Place to Connect™ (6-12 years)
  • Ontario Early Years
  • Play ON
  • Durham Supervised Access Program
  • Family and Community Action Program
  • Student Nutrition Program

New YMCA Child Care locations and programs opening soon

Now Accepting Registrations! Click the links below for details.

Child Care Centre’s Now Open

February/March 2017: Infant, Toddler and Preschool Child Care

Summer Day Camp registration coming January 2017

Early bird registration will open January 30th, 2017.