After School programs at the Y offer a safe, positive environment for making friends, exploring interests, and so much more. With an experienced, caring staff and a variety of activities including homework support and character-building activities, Y After School programs offer peace of mind and convenience. Full day programs are offered when schools are not in session. YMCA After School programs serve children 5-14 years old.
Due to COVID-19, our childcare program is developing new protocols and procedures. Please visit our COVID-19 Childcare Policies and Procedures page for more information.
After School Child Care
After School Care At The YMCA
Request a Virtual After School Care Tour!
*Please note: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all tours are currently being done virtually via video or Zoom.
After School Program Offerings
Experienced Educators – Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) trained in First Aid, CPR, and Child Abuse Prevention.
Transportation – Free, convenient bus transportation for your child from school to the YMCA. (Some restrictions apply. Contact your branch for details.)
State-of-the-art Active Learning Center – Kids will learn Active Science, as well as participate in literacy and STEM activities.
The Arts – Dance, arts & crafts, music performances and more!
Homework Help – One-on-one time provides extra guidance for your child.
Gym – Kids play games and learn good sportsmanship in a special gymnasium all their own.
Outdoor Space – A private playground offers fresh air and exercise.
Pool – (Andover/North Andover and Lawrence Only) Recreational and instructional swimming with YMCA certified lifeguards.
KidKiosk Software – Secure electronic check-in/check-out and updates.
Take a video tour of our Andover/North Andover School Age Childcare program with Director Brianna SilvaCouture.
Andover/North Andover Program Video Tour
After School Care Locations
Andover, MA 01810
Lawrence, MA 01840
Methuen, MA 01844
Boxford, MA 01921
Request an Application
For registration information for our YMCA After School programs, please fill out the form below.