Valley of the Sun YMCA Offers Free Child Watch for Vaccine Appointments

President Biden called, local YMCAs stepped up to the plate, providing child watch resource for vaccination appointments


Valley of the Sun YMCA is offering free child watch in June, providing parents and caregivers a fun and safe place for their kids to play while receiving their COVID-19 Vaccination. As the largest provider of child care in the country, the Y is committed to providing families access to resources that support public health including child watch services.


Wednesday, June 2nd – Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 during respective branch Amazing Kids Club hours of operation.


Participating Valley of the Sun YMCA branches


Parents and caregivers heading to their COVID-19 vaccine appointments can now register for a free program that cares for their children while they complete their medical appointment. This youth program is safe, staffed by trained and professional employees that provide enriching experiences.

This FREE community offer is open to everyone in the community. Children must be potty-trained and in good health. Children 6 years and up must wear a mask at all times. No unhealthy child will be permitted. This includes Coughing, runny nose, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and other contagious symptoms.

For a full list of locations and hours, visit

Register by calling or visiting a local participating YMCA.

About Valley of the Sun YMCA

The Valley of the Sun YMCA is one of the largest human service nonprofit organizations in Arizona. As one of the oldest nonprofits in the state, established in 1892, the YMCA serves local communities in Maricopa County, Flagstaff, and Prescott, offering more than 250 programs and 26 social services at its statewide locations. Members are welcome regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity. Financial assistance is also available to those who qualify. The YMCA aims to provide all members with the opportunity to reach farther and improve their lives and the lives of those around them. Through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the YMCA’s goal is to inspire positive and lasting social change. For more information, visit

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