Many people do not realize that, as a whole, the YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the United States. We believe that the quality of child care cannot be undervalued and thus every YMCA program is grounded in our character development traits of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.

Activities in our curriculum include health and wellness, arts and humanities, science and technology and service learning projects. Each of the YMCA Child Care programs are designed with age appropriate activities created to help your child grow and develop physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Child Care Contact

Christy Harrington – Membership Director
Phone: (828) 632-9699

Inclement Weather

Please call our courtesy counter for an update on facility and child watch operating hours.

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The YMCA offers Child Watch to supervise children for free to members with household memberships while parents exercise.


6 wks – 11 years


Monday: 9:30am-1:00pm; 4:00-7:45pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00-am-1:00pm; 4:00-7:45pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-1:00pm; 4:00-7:00pm
Friday: 9:30am-12:30pm


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