Child Care Options In Case of #REDFORED State-Wide Teacher Walkout

In preparation for school closures for the state-wide Teacher Walkout in Arizona beginning Thursday, April 26th, the Valley of the Sun YMCA is prepared to provide a safe, fun, learning environment for your child(ren). We understand that this may be a stressful time as you are seeking alternative child care, which is why the Y is here to ensure your child has a positive, out-of-school experience while in our care.

What To Expect

Children will experience a variety of activities including games, arts & crafts, S.T.E.M projects, special events, sports, and more! The Y will provide a healthy morning and afternoon snack, please send your child with a non-perishable lunch.

Steps to Register

Please complete the below steps to register your child for child care:

  1. Download, print, and complete the registration for the packet for the branch you want to attend.
  2. Bring the completed registration packet to your local YMCA branch.
  3. Y Staff will help you register your child for child care.


  • Payment will be due on the first day of child care.
  • Please send your child with a non-perishable packed lunch.