Ages 6 weeks-5 years old
Our five full day child care centers provide safe, supportive environments where children can learn through play and engagement.
Enroll in full-time Child Care and receive a complimentary YMCA Family Membership!
Ages 2-5 years old
Partial day preschool programs are offered for 2.5 to 3 hours daily for children ages 2-5. Two, three, or five day options are available at all locations.
Ages 3-4 years old
FREE preschool programs for any child in the Rochester City School District ages 3 and 4. Extended care is available with our PK-3 and PK-4 Wrap Option.
The YMCA’s Before and After School Program serves school age children 5-12 years old in more than 50 locations throughout Rochester, New York. Many programs take place in schools, providing an ideal situation for parent pickup and school day transitions. Busing and financial aid are available and DSS is accepted. Our program aligns with the school day and supports growth in literacy, math and science. The Y’s innovative Before and After School Program follows the Nine Core Components curriculum centered around global learning, leadership development, 21st century skills, media, and technology.
The YMCA of Greater Rochester makes program excellence, enrichment, and your child’s safety our priorities. Quality school age programs don’t just happen, they are the result of careful curricular planning and creative efforts on the part of YMCA staff members. It takes comprehensive staff development to give personnel the knowledge to provide our quality programs. As providers, our goals are to deliver a positive and rewarding experience for every child and to exceed your family’s expectations. Our licensed and registered Child Care programs proudly serve youth in multiple locations throughout Rochester, New York.
Kindergarten-12 years Vacation Fun Clubs are held on most school holidays. These are optional care days for which there is an additional fee. We also offer Emergency Fun Club Days when school is closed due to inclement weather. All Fun Club Registrations take place at the branch. The YMCA will provide a Fun Club option every day with the exception of the following national holidays: Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day. Locations