As a working parent, you have a lot on your plate. Know your kids are safe and happy in our Before & After School Care Programs, which are offered through the Jennersville YMCA, Kennett Area YMCA, Octorara YMCA Program Center and the Oscar Lasko YMCA and Childcare Center.

Our before and after school programs are full of activities that parents and kids love. Trained staff engage kids with everything from homework help to games and art projects. In addition, full-day care is matched to most school days off. The program is open to all and financial assistance is available.

The YMCA’s core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility form the foundation of our program.

To register, find your school in the list below and select the school care option that best applies to your family. Please note that sibling discounts cannot be accepted online. 

Avon Grove Charter Schools held at the Jennersville YMCA

At the Jennersville YMCA, before and after school care is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade at the following schools:

Care is available during the following times:

  • 6:30 am until the start of the school day
  • End of the school day until 6:00 pm

For more information, stop into the Jennersville YMCA or contact Kirstan Dolinger at 610-869-9622, ext. 2543 or kdolinger@ymcagbw.org.

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Avon Grove School District

Through the Jennersville YMCA, before and after school care is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade at the following schools:

Care is available during the following times:

  • 7:00 am until the start of the school day
  • End of the school day until 6:00 pm

For more information, stop into the Jennersville YMCA or contact Kirstan Dolinger at 610-869-9622, ext. 2543 or kdolinger@ymcagbw.org.

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Kennett School District

Through the Kennett Area YMCA, before and after school care is available for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at the following schools:

Care is available during the following times:

  • 7:00 am until the start of the school day
  • End of the school day until 6:00 pm

For more information, stop into the Kennett Area YMCA or contact Leslie Steger at call 610-444-9622, ext. 2320.

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Octorara School District

At the Octorara YMCA Program Center, before and after school care is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade from the following schools. Bus transportation is provided to the Octorara YMCA Program Center from each school.

Care is available during the following times:

  • 7:00 am until the start of the school day
     
  • End of the school day until 6:00 pm

For more information, stop into the Octorara YMCA Program Center or contact Janet Kabakjian at 610-593-9622, ext. 2701 or jkabakjian@ymcagbw.org.

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Oxford Area School District

Through the Jennersville YMCA, before and after school care is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade at the following schools:

Care is available during the following times:

  • 7:00 am until the start of the school day
  • End of the school day until 6:00 pm

For more information, stop into the Jennersville YMCA or contact Kirstan Dolinger at 610-869-9622, ext. 2543 or kdolinger@ymcagbw.org.

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Unionville-Chadds Ford School District

Through the Kennett Area YMCA, before and after school care is available for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at the following schools:

  • Chadds Ford Elementary School 
     
  • Hillendale Elementary School 
     
  • Pocopson Elementary School 
     
  • Unionville Elementary School 

Care is available during the following times:

  • 7:00 am until the start of the school day
  • End of the school day until 6:00 pm
  • Kindergarten care is also available from 8:55 am to 1:00 pm & from 11:40 am to 3:40 pm

For more information, stop into the Kennett Area YMCA or contact Leslie Steger at call 610-444-9622, ext. 2320. Online registration is not available. 

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West Chester School District

At the Oscar Lasko YMCA and Childcare Center in downtown West Chester, After-School academy is available for children in kindergarten through eighth grade from the following schools. Bus transportation is provided to the Oscar Lasko YMCA from most school locations.

For more information, stop into the Oscar Lasko YMCA and Childcare Center or contact Anthony Strickland at 610-696-9622, ext. 2827 or astrickland@ymcagbw.org.

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