Bowmanville John M James YMCA Centre

The Bowmanville John M James YMCA Child Care Centre provides licensed care for children 2.5 - 12 years of age in a stimulating environment so they can learn, grow and thrive. Our programs help children reach their full potential, and our qualified early childhood educators facilitate play experiences that will help your child develop foundational skills. All our centres have access to outdoor spaces and activities. Now accepting preschool (2.5-4 years) registrations.

175 Mearns Avenue
Bowmanville, ON L1C5C6

Phone: 1(905)697-9494


Quality Licensed Child Care in Your Neighbourhood!

Register now for preschool (2.5 – 4 years) openings.
Call 1-866-317-6251 or complete our online inquiry form

Location Facilities

YMCA Licensed School Age programs for children ages 4-12 offer flexible scheduling, convenient locations and affordable fees for before and after school child care.

Standard Hours
Monday 7:00 AM-8:45 AM, 3:05 PM-6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM-8:45 AM, 3:05 PM-6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM-8:45 AM, 3:05 PM-6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM-8:45 AM, 3:05 PM-6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM-8:45 AM, 3:05 PM-6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

YMCA Early Learning child care programs provide children with the support they need to make a seamless transition to full-day kindergarten.

Standard Hours
Monday 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The Y offers a wide range of camp programs across the GTA this summer, and during the upcoming March Break

March Break Programs

March BreakBoys playing floor hockey in a gymnasium

March Break Programs

YMCA March Break programs are available March 13-17 for children 4 to 12 years old. Led by Registered Early Childhood Educators, these programs offer indoor and outdoor activities where kids stay active, learn new skills, and have fun participating in sports, group games, arts and crafts, and more.

Registration is now open!

Register today