Childcare

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.

 

Childcare Contacts 

Child Watch/After School/Summer Camp

Kim Dalton

Childcare Program Director

Phone: 336-838-3991 ext. 6666

Email: k.dalton@ymcanwnc.org

The Wilkes Family YMCA offers friendly and convenient solutions for parents needing time to accomplish their fitness goals. We provide a supervised, safe, caring and fun environment for children ages 6 weeks to 11 years of age for up to two and a half hours.

 

Child Watch

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For children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Please label all items that you bring in with your child.

Tween Time

For children 6-11 years old.

Child Watch and Tween Time Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am–1:00pm; 4:00–8:30pm

Friday: 8:00am–1:00pm; 4:00–6:45pm

Saturday: 8:00am–12:00pm

Sunday: Closed

You may not sign your child in any later than 30 minutes prior to close.

Fees

No fee for those with memberships. Children of guests can pay a guest fee of $5 per child.

In Case of Illness

The Y offers a Child Watch Facility that renders “well child services.” We appreciate your respect for other children and our staff by keeping your child at home until he/she is well. Please remember what might not be serious for your child could turn into a serious illness for another. This policy will be strictly enforced. We welcome all comments, concerns and questions. Certain symptoms suggest the presence of communicable disease. Children who have the following symptoms should remain home until symptom-free for at least 24 hours, unless otherwise instructed by physician: Nasal/eye drainage (of any kind), Coughing, Fever, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Sore Throat, Skin rashes (undiagnosed or contagious), Infected sores with yellow or green discharge which cannot be covered by clothing or bandages. If children exhibit any of these symptoms during their stay in the Child Watch program, the parent/guardian will be asked to pick up their child.

Sign-In Procedure

Please sign your child/children in the log book and receive a numbered pick-up card for your child that matches their security bracelet(s). Sign in the appropriate time of arrival. Also write your exact location in the YMCA during your time of service and if jogging outside, please leave a cell number in which you can be reached in case of emergency or sickness. Please label or mark with permanent marker, your child’s belongings or please sign out the time you are leaving with your child. We ask that you do not allow your child to bring any electronic devices with them. They are costly and we will not be responsible for them.

For more information, please contact: Kim Dalton, Childcare Program Director at 336.838.3991.


After School

The After School program is a safe and fun option for parents in need of care for their children. The links below includes more detailed information about our program.mentor-woman-boy

K-5 Brochure
Parent Handbook
Payment form
Registration Form

Click here to register online!

Inclement Weather

Registration
Financial Assistance is available through our Open Doors program

Due to licensing, we can no longer provide all day care at the Y on inclement weather days.

For more information, contact Kim Dalton at (336) 838-3991 ext. 6666 or k.dalton@ymcanwnc.org


After School Sites

Our After School sites are located at CC Wright, Millers Creek, Mt. Pleasant, Ronda Clingman, Mountain View and Wilkesboro Elementary.

We pick up from Boomer Ferguson and Moravian Falls and take the children to Wilkesboro Elementary. We also pick up from North Wilkesboro and Mulberry and take them to CC Wright Elementary.

Programs

WK Parents Morning Out/Babies Night Out

2017-04 Fri 4:00-8:00pm Babies Night Out

Childwatch / Nursery, Family Programming

Ages: 0 - 12

Program Dates: Apr 28 2017 - Apr 28 2017

Member: $15.00

Non-Member: $20.00

Register

WK Parents Morning Out/Babies Night Out

2017-04 Fri 8:00am-1:00pm Parents Morning Out

Child Care, Childwatch / Nursery, Family Programming

Ages: 0 - 12

Program Dates: Apr 28 2017 - Apr 28 2017

Member: $15.00

Non-Member: $20.00

Register