School Age Child Care for Before & After School
Before & After School Care Locations
Truman Elementary School – 441 West Post Road NW, Cedar Rapids, IA
Van Buren Elementary – 2525 29th Street, Cedar Rapids, IA
Monday – Friday, 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
YMCA maintains start of school and end of school, 1 to 15 teacher/child ratio.
Complete the registration packet and submit to the Director of Child Care Services or register online.
Please submit the following:
- Recent immunization card
- Annual registration fee of $15.00 per family in school age will be deducted from account on file.
Payment is required through automatic withdraw from a banking account, debit or credit card. Payments are submitted to the banking account; debit or credit card will be withdrawn on the Monday preceding care.
YMCA Members: $85.00 per week
Nonmembers: $95 per week
Includes: all scheduled early dismissals, all day outs, care for all weather-related late starts, early dismissals, and all day outs.
YMCA Members: $66.00 per week
Nonmembers: $77 per week for non-members
Includes: regular before school programming, all scheduled early dismissals, all day outs, all weather-related late starts, early dismissals, and all day outs.
YMCA Members: $66.00 per week Rate
Nonmembers: $77 per week
Includes: regular after school programming, all scheduled early dismissals, all day outs, care for all weather-related early dismissals, and all day outs.
School breaks, fall break, winter break, and spring break are NOT included in the above listed rates. Registration for these weeks will occur approximately six weeks prior to their occurrence and will be billed at a separate rate, given the length of the program and the nature of the activities provided. Pre-registration will also be required for these programs due to the limited number of slots available and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Multiple Child Discount
When there is more than one full-time child enrolled in a YMCA Program, a 10% sibling discount is added per child.
Financial assistance is available to families who qualify and if funds are available. This assistance is available from funding received through the Annual Support Campaign. Please contact the Director of Child Care Services at (319) 366-6421.
Our program revolves around the Y's three key areas of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Designed to activate your kid’s imagination and encourage the lifelong core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility, the program also delivers a nutritious breakfast and afternoon snack every day.
Our dedicated and well-trained staff plans a diverse slate of activities:
- Team sports
- Arts and crafts
- Opportunities for kids to give input and help create a great experience
Thanks to the YMCA Annual Campaign, financial assistance is available until it runs out for those who qualify. The Annual Campaign provides assistance to families right here in our area. Want to know more? Contact the YMCA.