YMCA of Barry County

Childcare

The Y makes strengthening our communities our cause.

Through affordable childcare, we create a safe, nurturing environment that engages children, helping them to learn, grow and develop skill sets that will serve them throughout their lives. As a childcare participant, your child will experience academic support, while building self-esteem and character development with the staff.

Y TIME Preschool

2.5 years - Start of Young Kindergarten

Preschool with wrap-around childcare | Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6:00pm

Location:
Hastings Church of the Nazarene
1716 N. Broadway St.
Hastings, MI 49058

Age: 2.5 years – 5 years (before start of young kindergarten)

Call: (269) 316-0743

We follow Funshine Curriculum, along with components of The Daily Curriculum, Scholastic, STEM, and Zoo Phonics.

Our Core Values Are:

Honesty, Caring, Respect, Responsibility, and Inclusion

Educational Hours – 8:30am-2:30pm
Typical Schedule:

6:00 – 8:00 | Drop-Off/Free Play
8:00 – 8:30 | Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 | Free Play and Circle time
10:30 – 11:30 | Outside /Gross Motor
12:00 – 12:30 | Lunch
12:30 – 2:30 | Rest Time
2:30 – 3:30 | Snack
3:30 – 4:30 | Outside/Gross Motor
4:30 – 6:00 | Free Play/Pick up

Enrollment Fees

4-5 Days a Week-$720 monthly

  • 10% sibling discount applied after first child. FULL TIME only
  • Two weeks vacation included in fees.

3 Days a Week-$530 monthly

  • Two weeks vacation included in fees.
Register

**Payment: Parents are asked to set up an account online and make all payments in the CampBrain system. Payment plans are available. Call our office for set up at (269) 945-4574.

Other Info

Financial Assistance:

For children who qualify for DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services) Financial Assistance, Y Time Childcare is a qualified provider. Please contact your caseworker to apply and set up payments.

Meals & Snacks:

All preschool students are served breakfast, lunch and two snacks daily under the USDA CACFP criteria. To learn more, visit CACFP MEAL PATTERNS. Non Discrimination Statement

Y TIME School Age Programs

Young Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Offering before/after school, school out days, and full-day summer care.

Location:
Hastings Church of the Nazarene
1716 N. Broadway St.
Hastings, MI 49058

Call: (269) 316-0743

Program Goals for School Age Care:
  • We keep children engaged with enriching academic activities, creative play and games.
  • We encourage healthy eating habits, physical activity and provide nutritious snacks and meals.
  • Our staff serve as mentors to make Y Time fun and safe.
  • The YMCA Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Inclusion are always promoted through all activities.

School Year Times:

  • Before School hours: 6:30 am start of school, Monday—Friday
  • After School hours: Close of school to 6:00 pm., Monday—Friday
  • Open most no-school days and snow days 6:30 am – 6:00 pm. See handbook for annual days Y Time School Age care is closed.

School Year Fees:

  • FULL TIME Before and After School: $310 per month, per child
  • FULL TIME After School ONLY: $260 per month, per child
  • FULL TIME Before School ONLY: $140 per month, per child
  • 10% sibling discount is applied after the first child. FULL-TIME registrants only
  • 3 DAYS PER WEEK, Before or After School per child: $150 per month

Summer Times:

Monday-Friday | 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Summer Fees:

(Fees listed weekly to allow for youth to participate in other options such as day or overnight camp).

Register

*Select “Y Time School Age School Year 22-23″ and the appropriate location.

**Payment: Parents are asked to set up an account online and make all payments in the CampBrain system. Payment plans are available. Call our office for set up at (269) 945-4574.

Other Info

Financial Assistance:

  • For children who qualify for DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services) Financial Assistance, Y Time Childcare is a qualified provider. Please contact your caseworker to apply and set up payments.
  • Financial Assistance is available through the YMCA.

Meals & Snacks:

  • During the school year, one USDA-approved meal is served.
  • During summer, breakfast, lunch, and two snacks are served.
  • Meals and snacks follow the USDA CACFP meal patterns.

Please get in touch with Y Time for information, Monday-Friday, at (269) 316-0743.

 

Financial Assistance

Apply one time annually for your entire family.

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