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.reading-girl-beanbag

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 Contacts

Before & After School Academy

Farrah Brinegar
Phone: 336 751 9622

Kids Zone

Margaret Ramirez
Phone: 908 603 9630

Kids Zone has returned!

The YMCA offers Kids Zone (formerly Child Watch) to supervise children for free to members with household memberships while parents exercise. More information about the new Kids Zone is available by clicking here.

The guest fee is $10 per child per visit.

Kids Zone, Jr.


6 weeks to 5 years


Monday-Saturday: 8:00-11:00am
Monday-Thursday: 5:00-8:00pm

Time limit: 2.5 hours

Safety Guidelines

  • Mask requirements (all children 5 years and older are required to wear a mask (if your child requires an exemption to the mask requirement, please notify Kids Zone Staff)
  • Handwashing
  • Continuous Cleaning
  • Staff will check children in and out to limit contact with high touch areas
  • No drinks will be allowed ~ staff will provide water for children as needed
  • No unnecessary outside items may be brought into the Kids Zone play areas (Parents are asked to place bottles, diapers and wipes in a clear zip lock bag labeled with their child’s name)
  • Children using Kids Zone Jr. (ages 6 weeks- 5 years) will be required to remove their shoes before entering the play area. Socks will be required. This does not apply to children using Kids Zone (ages 5-11 years)


Margaret Ramirez at or 908 603 9630

Kids Zone


5-11 years


Monday through Saturday: 8:00m-11:00am*
Monday through Thursday: 5:00-8:00pm
*Weekday AM hours offered when Davie schools are out for the summer and out of school days

Time limit: 2.5 hours


Sherry Corson at

Summer Exploration Academy (Day Camp)

Great summers start at the Y! There’s never a dull moment during Summer Exploration Academy/Day Camp at the Y! Summer is a time for fun, but it’s also the perfect time for personal exploration through fun and exciting activities that engages both the mind and body! In addition to traditional summer activities, summers at the Y for 2021 will include time every day for reading, character development, STEM education, and college and career prep for teens. Summer Exploration Academy/Day Camp at the Y also include an hour of physical activity every day to help combat childhood obesity. Enroll now so your child or teen can spend time enjoying summer while expanding his or her personal development!

Summer Camp sessions are full, thanks for a great summer!

Click here for more information!

Before & After School Academy

The Before and After School program is a safe and fun option for parents in need of care for their children. We include active learning, physical activity, homework support, fitness and health education, healthy snacks, games, character development, and more! We have 3 day and 5 day options for after school, and all snow days and early release days are FREE!

K-5 Brochure

Parent Handbook
Registration Form
Spanish Registration Form

Inclement Weather Information

NC Child Care Laws

Shady Grove Elementary School –click here to register!

3179 Cornatzer Road
Advance, NC 27006

Cornatzer Elementary School – click here to register!

552 Cornatzer Road
Mocksville, NC 27028

Mocksville Elementary School – click here to register!

215 Cemetary Street
Mocksville, NC 27028
For Mocksville Elementary, students will walk to the Y after school and Before and After School Academy will be located at the Davie Family YMCA.

Pinebrook Elementary School – click here to register!

477 Pinebrook School Road
Mocksville, NC 27028

William R. Davie Elementary School – click here to register!

3437 US Highway 601
Mocksville, NC 27028

Program Components

The following are the core components of our program:

  • Devotion & Character Development
  • Snacks
  • Homework Time & Help (tutors on staff)
  • Games
  • Arts & Crafts

Registration Checklist

  • $45 Registration Fee ($20 for DSS participants)
  • Registration Form
  • Immunization Record
  • Voided Check for Bank Draft
  • Order of Medication (if applicable)
  • Legal Documentation regarding custody or restraining issues (if applicable)

Financial Assistance is available through our Open Doors program

YMCA Out Of School Day Child Care

On Out of School Days (OSD), we offer all-day child care, from 6:30am to 6:00pm. (Consult the Parent Handbook for holidays during which we do not provide care.) We divide children into groups by grade level and do a variety of activities throughout the day. This year we have Winter Camp for kids in grades K-5. Click here to register for Out of School Child Care.

For more information, please contact Farrah Brinegar at 336 751 9622 x6460 or


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