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School Age After School Child Care

To be added to the waitlist, contact Stacie Knox at or Amanda Hutcheon at


Welcome to the Ann Arbor YMCA School Age Child Care program! As the nation’s leading child care program, we believe children should have a place to explore, grow and thrive. We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing experience for your child with plenty of opportunities for growth in spirit, mind, and body. Our staff guide children through an age-appropriate curriculum that develops self-help skills and instills Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

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Who we are: The Ann Arbor YMCA is a charitable association of men, women and children joined by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of children and teens, promoting healthy living, and supporting our neighbors. Each day, we work to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the chance to learn, grow and thrive. The Ann Arbor YMCA’s mission is to put our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility into action through facilities and programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Everyone is welcome: We are an association made up of people from every walk of life, working side by side to strengthen communities.  Together we strive to ensure that everyone lives life to its fullest. The Ann Arbor YMCA is an organization that embraces nondiscrimination, diversity, and inclusion. We welcome all people regardless of ability, age, background, income, ethnicity, race, faith, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Financial Assistance: Through the generous contributions of our donors, the Ann Arbor YMCA is able to provide financial scholarships that enable all members of the community to enjoy YMCA programs. Please let us know if we may serve you or your family in this way.

Schools Served:We serve children age 4yrs9mo (young 5’s) – 5th grade attending the following schools:  Bach, Eberwhite, Wines, Haisley, or Ann Arbor Open.  Children will be picked up from school by a YMCA bus each day.

Hours of Operation: This program will run from the time children are out of school until 6 p.m. each day.  There is a late fee of $10 at 6:01 p.m.-6:10 p.m, with an additional $1 per minute will be charged each minute after 6:10 p.m.

2021-2022 Changes: This program offers a 5-day weekly flat fee.  Children are not required to attend all five days.  If children choose to attend less than 5 days, tuition will not be prorated.

Questions? Email Child Development Center Director Stacie Knox at or Child Development Center Assistant Director Amanda Hutcheon at

400 West Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 (Map)
(734) 996-9622

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