YMCA Before and After School Care Programs

Elementary Before & After Care Hours

Monday - Friday

  • 6:30am - 7:55am

  • 3:05pm - 6:00pm


Before Care (AM)

  • Part Time (1-2 days weekly): $19

  • Full Time Weekly: $35

After Care (PM)

  • Part Time (1-2 days weekly): $39

  • Full Time Weekly: $71

Before & After Care

  • Part Time (1-2 days weekly): $50

  • Full Time Weekly: $87

*Sliding Fee Scale Available

Program Details

YMCA programs include the following components as part of its Before and After Care programming: healthy snack, homework help, physical activity, hands-on art activities, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities, literacy, service learning, conflict resolution, and character development. 

School’s Out Camp Hours

Programming is offered from 6:30am – 6:00pm during Summer Break. A YMCA Membership is not required to attend School’s Out Camps. For more information on School’s Out Camps, please visit indymca.org.


All YMCA staff have received a minimum of 40 hours of training and have completed a drug test and a thorough background check. YMCA program ratios are one staff member to 12 children if 4-year-olds are included; one staff member to 15 children if 5-year-olds are included; and one staff member to 20 children if all children are 6-years-old and up. Staffing ratios are based on standards set by the State of Indiana. 

Financial Assistance 

The YMCA offers Financial Assistance to families who meet annual income requirements and CCDF Vouchers are accepted at some of our YMCA Before and After School locations. If you would like additional information on Financial Assistance or CCDF, please contact the YMCA Youth Development office at (317) 484-9622. 

*In order to attend the YMCA Before and After School programs, every child must be enrolled each year. A child is NOT considered enrolled until payment has been received or an auto-draft has been scheduled.