Child Care

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Start and end each day with the YMCA

Have peace of mind knowing that your 4 to 12-year-old is spending their mornings and afternoons in a safe and fun environment by registering them for YMCA Before and After School Care. Our programs are designed to support what children learn during regular school hours while providing engaging activities that foster strong social skills, independence, and lifelong healthy habits. Inquire today about program spaces at your nearest Y!

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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 290 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

Before and After School Care Programs Now Open