BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is the largest provider of childcare in Chester County. Why worry about what your child is doing after school when you can get them into the action with the Before and After School Care Program! Our programs are loaded with activities that parents and kids love. Trained staff activate kids with everything from homework help to fun games and art projects. Y Before and After School Care is open to all and financial assistance is available. 

BRANDYWINE YMCA

Kindergarten to 5th Grade

Program Locations
Care for Coatesville School District Elementary Schools.

  • Friendship
  • Caln
  • King's Highway 
  • Rainbow
  • Reeceville
  • East Fallowfield
Program Schedule and Options
  • Child care available 6:30 am to the start of school and from the end of school to 6:00 pm only.
  • Before and/or after school care
  • 3, 4 or 5 days per week during the school year
  • Year-round options available

"Y Days"
We offer full-day care on school holidays, teacher in-service days and snow days.

Forms for 2016-2017 school year coming in May! Please check back soon!

JENNERSVILLE YMCA

Kindergarten through 6th Grade

Program Locations

  • Avon Grove School District
    • Avon Grove Intermediate School
    • Penn London Elementary School
  • Oxford School District
    • Elk Ridge School*
    • Hopewell School*
    • Jordan Bank Elementary School*
    • Nottingham Elementary School

*These locations are bused to Nottingham Elementary School

  • Avon Grove Charter School
    • Avon Grove Charter
    • Early Learning Center (Kemblesville)

Program Schedule and Options
1st through 6th grades

7:00 am to start of school day and end of school day to 6:00 pm

AM/PM Combo - 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Before School: 7:00 am to 8:45 am
After School: 3:25 pm to 6:00 pm

Before and/or after care
3, 4 or 5 days per week during the school year

Kindergarten Care
11:30 am to 6:00 pm

"Y Days"
We offer full-day care on school holidays, teacher in-service days and snow days.

Forms for 2016-2017 school year coming in May! Please check back soon!

KENNETT AREA YMCA

Kindergarten to 5th Grade

Program Locations

  • Kennett Consolidated School District
    • Bancroft
    • Greenwood
    • Mary D. Lang (at your base school)
    • New Garden
  • Unionville-Chadds Ford School District
    • Chadds Ford
    • Hillendale
    • Pocopson
    • Unionville

Program Schedule and Options
1st through 5th grades

7:00 am to 8:45 am and 3:25 am to 6:00 pm

Kindergarten Care
8:45 am to 12:45 pm or 11:25 am to 3:25 pm

  • Before School: 7:00 to 8:45 am
  • After School: 3:25 to 6:00 pm
  • Before and/or after care
  • 3, 4 or 5 days per week during the school year

"Y Days"
We offer full-day care on school holidays, teacher in-service days and snow days.

Download the registration packet!

OCTORARA Y PROGRAM CENTER

Kindergarten to 5th Grade

Program Locations
Before and After School Care is available for the Octorara School District, West Fallowfield Christian School, and other educational institutions.

Program Schedule and Options
Kindergarten Care Coordinated to Your Child's School Schedule

7:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Octorara Primary Learning Center
  • West Fallowfield Christian School
  • Other Educational Institutions

1st through 6th Grade
7:00 am to start of school day and end of school day to 6:00 pm

  • Octorara Elementary School
  • Octorara Intermediate School
  • Octorara Primary Learning Center
  • West Fallowfield Christian School

After School Clubs
All programs run in 8-week sessions at the Octorara Elementary School.

Download the registration packet!

OSCAR LASKO YOUTH PROGRAM CENTER/WEST CHESTER AREA YMCA

2015-2016 school year, Y After School Academy (YASA)
Y After School Academy gives your child a safe, fun place to get active, discover new talents and build healthy living habits. Your child will have the chance to participate in group sports and fitness games, activity clubs, homework help and other programs that enrich his/her after-school experience.

Click here to learn more about the Y After School Academy for the 2015-2016 school year.

Forms for 2016-2017 school year coming in May! Please check back soon!

For fee and registration information, please contact Franchesca Short at 610-696-9622 ext. 2809 or fshort@ymcagbw.org.