YMCA Child Care – Largest Provider of Not-for-Profit Child Care in Canada
YMCA Child Care Services
The YMCA Child Care department works in partnership with the families it serves to provide a safe and nurturing environment which promotes growth and development of the whole child; cognitively, emotionally, socially and physically.
The YMCA of Central East Ontario is committed to delivering exceptional quality early learning programs that provide children and families the tools, knowledge and services to grow together. We promote positive health messages and opportunities for children and their families to live healthy, active lifestyles.
Our YMCA Staff are qualified, caring, skilled educators who establish a supportive social environment that supports autonomy, self esteem and assists children in establishing positive relationships, friendships, and conflict resolution skills. The YMCA is committed to the on-going professional development of our staff.
Toddler and Preschool Programs
YMCA Playing to Learn Curriculum
Perhaps the most distinguishing feature of YMCA Child Care is the Playing to Learn approach. YMCA Playing to Learn is a national YMCA curriculum that helps children discover learning through play and aligns with primary school benchmarks.
YMCA Playing to Learn provides an understanding of how play is the foundation for learning to read and write, and for learning mathematics, science and technology. We believe YMCA Playing to Learn is the best approach to ensure a child’s continued enthusiasm and capacity for lifelong learning.
|Toddler||15 months – 2 1/2 years
Full Day: $50.00/Day
|Preschool||2 1/2 years – 6 years
Full Day: $46.00/Day
YMCA Kids Club Programs
Before and after school can be a challenging time for busy parents. YMCA Kids Club programs are the solution!
YMCA Kids Clubs are licensed programs by the Ministry of Education, responsive to the needs and interests of each child, which creates a sense of belonging, while providing parents with peace of mind that their children are in a safe and caring environment with positive staff role models. YMCA Kids Club provides an inclusive exciting supply of developmentally appropriate activities including games, creative arts and 60 minutes of active play both indoors and out. The YMCA helps build confidence and self esteem while developing healthy habits that will last a life time.
For more information please call (613) 966-9622 x 224
|Ages||3.8 – 12 years
Before School: $11.65/Day
Exceptions: Harry J Clarke and Queen Elizabeth $10.30/Day
After School: $13.50/Day
Exceptions: Bayside, St. Peter, Harry J Clarke and Queen Elizabeth $14.90/Day
|Locations||Harry J Clarke, Park Dale, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Prince of Wales, Harmony, Foxboro, Prince Charles Belleville, St Joseph’s, Susanna Moodie, Tyendinaga, Prince Charles Trenton, St. Peter, Murray Centennial, Massassaga/Rednersville and Bayside.|
Ontario Childcare Tax Credit
As announced in the 2019 Budget, the province introduced the new Ontario Child Care Access and Relief from Expenses (CARE) tax credit. Please note that this child care tax credit is now referred to as the Ontario Childcare Tax Credit.
This new tax credit will provide about 300,000 families with up to 75 per cent of their eligible child care expenses, and allow families to access a broad range of child care options, including care in centres, homes and camps. Families will be able to claim this tax credit when they file their 2019 income tax return in 2020.
Additional information on the Ontario Childcare Tax Credit is now available on the Province of Ontario’s website: