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Childcare is offered in our YMCA facility Monday – Friday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Children are grouped in the below classrooms in order to facilitate age appropriate interactions and development as they progress through our program.


Infant Room


Our infant room serves children from age 6 weeks to 1 year.   We accommodate each child’s needs and routines to help the infant and parents feel secure.  Our staff assists in all developmental stages of each child with exposure to a variety of activities that promote their emotional, social, and physical growth.


Young Toddler Room


This room consists of children from ages 1-2 years.  Our staff encourages each child’s individual growth and independence.  There is a consistent routine including outdoor exploration and various learning activities like crafts, musical awareness, reading, and gross motor development.


Older Toddler Room


Our children ages 2-3½ are very active and curious about the world around them.  We introduce formal classroom learning routine which includes circle time, stories, songs, and finger plays.  Basic language, math, and social skills are reinforced daily.


Preschool Room Care


Our preschool room serves potty-trained children ages 3½ to 5.  Our teachers plan and implement lessons that incorporate all areas of the curriculum such as language arts, math, and science.  Children in this room are actively engaged in a variety of activities throughout the day, such as arts and crafts, gym, and playground time, nature walks, songs and stories, and more!


School-Age Care


During the school year, we provide before and after school care for students in Kindergarten through age 12 who attend New Brighton, Hopewell, and Baden Academy.  The children are provided with an after-school meal and an opportunity to complete their homework. They also enjoy gross motor and outdoor time, games and fun activities, and much more. Our school-age sites are located at the following:


  • New Brighton site: Beaver County YMCA
  • Hopewell site: Hopewell Memorial Jr. High School, Room 115
  • Baden site: Baden Academy, Gymnasium

For more information, please see our school age page.


Holiday Care


In-Service/ Holiday Care is available to all of our school age families.  Care is provided at the YMCA and follows the New Brighton School District schedule.


Children will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of activities including swimming, gymnasium time, arts and crafts, science, and so much more! Each program includes breakfast and afternoon snack.

  • $27 Full day
  • $15 Half day (less than 5 hours)




School-Age registration packets are available online.

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