Young boy playing on monkey bars at the YMCAChild Care

Caring for our Community’s Future

At YMCA Buffalo Niagara, we strive to meet the needs of our families while providing quality experiences for the children in our programs. From our specialty classes to our before and after school programs, we have something to fit your needs. Our programs are designed to develop children’s social, emotional, and developmental skills while having fun in a safe environment.

Current offerings include:

Financial Assistance

Within the available resources of the organization, YMCA Buffalo Niagara will provide services to any youth, senior, adult, or family who desires to participate and understands the benefits of the YMCA.

Child Care Activities Offered at the YMCA

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Parents, enjoy a night out while your kids have a great time at the YMCA! Children will enjoy swimming, playing in the gym and more. Snacks will be provided. Parents/guardians must sign children in and out of the building with a YMCA youth or family member photo ID card; pre-registration beginning on the 1st of each month is required. Swimming is available for children 6-12 years old.

Dates: April 14, 2017
Day & Time: Fri, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $15.00

Parents can relax and enjoy a night out knowing that their kids are in a safe and caring environment at the Y! Children are supervised by Y staff and will enjoy swimming, gym games, and snacks. Parents/guardians must sign children in and out of the branch with a photo ID. 24 hour advance registration is required.

Dates: April 7, 2017
Day & Time: Fri, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $15.00

Parents, enjoy a night out while your kids have a great time at the YMCA! Children will enjoy swimming, playing in the gym and more. Snacks will be provided. Parents/guardians must sign children in and out of the building with a YMCA youth or family member photo ID card; pre-registration beginning on the 1st of each month is required. Swimming is available for children 6-12 years old.

Dates: March 31, 2017
Day & Time: Fri, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $15.00

Parents can relax and enjoy a night out knowing that their kids are in a safe and caring environment at the Y! Children are supervised by Y staff and will enjoy swimming, gym games, and snacks. Parents/guardians must sign children in and out of the branch with a photo ID. 24 hour advance registration is required. Space is limited to 50 participants so be sure to register early. Children under 5 years will not participate in swimming. Please be courteous and call if you know you can not use your reserved spot.

Dates: March 25, 2017
Day & Time: Sat, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $10.00

Parents can relax and enjoy a night out knowing that their kids are in a safe and caring environment at the Y! Children are supervised by Y staff and will enjoy swimming, gym games, and snacks. Parents/guardians must sign children in and out of the branch with a photo ID. 24 hour advance registration is required.

Dates: March 24, 2017
Day & Time: Fri, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $15.00