Child Care Information
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 to 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 to 3 ½ are very active and curious about the world around them. We introduce a 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 3 ½ to 5. Children in this room who come for childcare receive their morning preschool classes for free! In addition, they 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!
We provide before and after school care for students through age 12 who attend New Brighton, Hopewell and Baden Academy. The children enjoy gross motor and outdoor time, quiet and homework time, games and fun activities, and much more. Our school-age sites are located at the following:
- New Brighton site: Beaver County YMCA, Youth Center Hopewell site:
- Hopewell Memorial Jr. High School, Room 115
- Baden site: Baden Academy, Gymnasium
Emergency Child Care
Child care is available for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years on an emergency basis. The emergency child care allows 36 visits in a 12 month period. An appointment will be required to complete the necessary paperwork. Care will be available upon completion of paperwork; 24 hour notice is needed for care. Approval is needed from Childcare Directors.
Rates are as follows:
Infants (6 weeks – 13 months)
- $35.00/full day; $24.00/half day
Young Toddler (13 months – 25 months)
- $32.00/full day; $23.00/half day
Older Toddler (25 months – 37 months)
- $32.00/full day; $23.00/half day
Preschool (37 months – Kindergarten)
- $28.00/full day; $20.00/half day
School age (Kindergarten – 12 years)
- $28.00/full day; $14.00/half day
* A full day is anything over 5 hours; a half day is anything up to 5 hours.
Summer School Age Childcare
The Beaver County YMCA Childcare offers a structured, State Licensed Summer School Age program for all children ages 5-12.
Throughout the day, the children are active in structured activities in our youth center, gymnasium, swimming pools, Wellness Center and the outdoors. The children will participate in daily gym, swim and art classes. The children will receive FREE breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack daily.
Please call the YMCA to set up an appointment to complete the necessary paperwork. The weekly rates are as follows:
- 5 Full Days …………… $115/weekly
- 4 Full Days …………… $93/weekly
- 3 Full Days …………… $74/weekly
- 5 Half Days …………… $60/weekly
- 4 Half Days …………… $54/weekly
- 3 Half Days …………… $45/weekly
A full day is 5 hours or more and a half day is less than 5 hours.
There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee for non-members.
Beaver County YMCA Childcare Program Offers More…
Free breakfast and snack everyday • Free membership to the Y • Free swim lessons
Licensed by the PA Department of Public Welfare. We accept funding from CCIS