Youth Development

Y-Care (Before & After School Care)

Encouraging kids to be accepting of others

~REGISTRATION SUSPENDED DURING THE 3- WEEK IN-PERSON CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION SUSPENSION~

Grades K-5

With a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement, Y-Care serves children kindergarten through middle school in Portage Township Schools. Students engage in a variety of activities to develop their interests and talents in a safe and secure, fun environment with low child-to-staff ratio. Children may be dropped off before school as early as 6:30 a.m. and picked up after school as late as 6:00 p.m. CCDF vouchers are accepted and financial assistance is available. Program location and transportation may be subject to change based on availibility.

PROGRAM FEES:

WEEKLY RATE Members Non-Members
AM $34* $44*
PM $45* $55*
AM & PM $62* $72*
 
DAILY RATE Members Non-Members
AM $10 $12.50
PM $12.50 $15
AM & PM $15 $17.50

*$30 registration fee applies per school year

 

Y-Care Locations
Portage Township YMCA
(219) 762-9622
Serving Aylesworth, Central, Myers, Jones, Crisman & Kyle Elementary Schools
AM Drop Off: Curb-side @ Community Room
PM Pick-up: Main Entrance. Text Upon Arrival (Number TBD).
Y-Care CURRICULUM:
  • Morning Yoga & Stretches
  • After-school 5 component meal
  • AM & PM Large Motor Development
  • PM S.T.E.A.M. Activities
  • Self-Control Time
    • Quiet/Reading
    • Homework Assistance
Teaundra Smith, School Age Coordinator
Email:SchoolAge@ymcaofportage.org
Phone:(219) 764-5419