A key component of the Pawtucket Family YMCA’s programming developed to strengthen families and their communities is before and after school childcare for first-graders to 15-year-olds.
Through its childcare services, the Pawtucket Family YMCA hopes to:
The Family YMCA’s child care sites are licensed by the state Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF). Safe, accessible and age appropriate environments promote active learning under the supervision of professional level directors, child care counselors, teacher assistants and classroom aides, all of whom are required to complete 20 hours of training per year. The Curriculum consists of homework time, fitness readiness program, arts and crafts, sports play and quiet games. Special events are planned in celebration of typical holidays.
Additional features of the Family YMCA’s affordable childcare services are:
In addition to running the before and after school child care program at the Pawtucket Family YMCA, 20 Summer St., Pawtucket, RI services also are available at the Darlington YMCA Program Center, 1080 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, RI. Please check for availability - To make an appointment, to take a tour and for more information call (401) 727-7900.