young kids having fun in after school care

Child Care

NURTURING POTENTIAL

PREPARING

FOR THE FUTURE

Enrichment for children from tots through elementary school ages. Programs designed to help children gain a love for learning!


  • YMCA preschool graduation with students in red caps and gowns

    Preschool Academy

    The Portage YMCS Active Learning Preschool Academy is a 9-month program. Our dedicated teachers help children reach their full potential in an academically structured environment.

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  • Group of happy kids with counselor at outdoor summer camp

    After School (SOAR)

    The Portage YMCA is welcoming Middle School Students after school for the 2020-2021 school year! At arrival, students will participate in a physical activity, including our Lü Interactive…

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  • Kids on top of grassy hill at YMCA Summer Camp

    Summer Day Camp

    There is no bummer in summer at the Y! From specialty clinics to field trips to swimming and playing, elementary-age day campers spend their summer learning skills, developing…

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  • Group of kids in front of their planting seeds project at the YMCA

    School Breaks (SOYI)

    Grades K-5. On scheduled out-of-school time during the school year, kiddos can come to the Y!

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  • 2 toddlers playing in day care

    Drop & Go

    Need a few hours to yourself? Drop & Go Child Care is for all children ages 3 months – 12 years for up to 4-hours per day. Shopping,…

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  • Fun Zone

    Young children work on friendships while their parents work out at the Y.

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  • 4 girls in YMCA t-shirts with their arms in the air

    Youth

    Our Youth Programs Youth Sports Aquatics Child Care SMART START COACHING Youth & Government (YaG)

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  • Young boy holding a star craft made at YMCA Y-Care

    Before & After School (Y-Care)

    Y kids explore and develop their interests and talents in our Before and After School Care program. With a focus on safety, health, social growth, and academic achievement,…

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