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Child Care

The Richmond YMCA offers a variety of options for childcare.

Y-Care – After School Care

The Y-Care program provides a safe, caring, fun and educational atmosphere. Children are assisted in developing self-esteem, learning cooperative skills and are asked to practice the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Our program is aligned with the school day and supports students’ learning. We focus on addressing the needs of individual students by offering tutoring support and reinforce learning that takes place in the classroom in new and exciting ways.

If you’d like to get the enrollment process started for your child, you can use the links below. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email us: or call us at (765)962-7504

Richmond Community Schools Y-Care (Charles Elementary School) 

Richmond Y-Care Downloads

Union County Y-Care (Liberty Elementary School)

Liberty Y-Care Downloads:

Y-Watch – Child Watch

When parents come to the Y for a class, group activity or workout, their kids need a safe, enriching environment where they can build healthy, trusting relationships with other kids and adults. At Y-Watch, children play under the supervision of caring, trained Y Staff. At the same time, their parents are able to relax, connect with other Y members and enjoy healthy activities at the Y.

Y-Watch is available free of charge to children whose parents are family members of the Y. Parents may leave their children at Y-Watch for a maximum of two hours per day and must be in the Richmond Family YMCA facility while their children are in our care.


  • Monday-Thursday 5:00-7:15 PM 

Summer Child Care

The YMCA Summer Child Care offers a safe and caring place for children to engage physically, emotionally, and intellectually. It’s a place for children to make friends, swim, play, explore, build core values, participate in fun learning activities, and by the end of summer, be a more well-rounded and responsible individual. Child Care intentionally nurtures each child’s individual characteristics by promoting a spirit of independence and exploration, while keeping children physically and mentally engaged.

Location: Central United Methodist Church

Days: Monday – Friday

Time: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Ages: 4yrs old (registered and going into K) – 12yrs old (going into 6th grade)

CUTOFF for registration is Friday, May 13th, 2022!!! Don’t miss out on your Summer Care needs!!!

Summer Care 2022 Registration Packet

Scholarship Application (optional)

Summer Camp Calendars

June / July / August

*ALL children will be required to have a packet filled out and on file with the Richmond YMCA. If you were/are currently enrolled in any after school or all-day programs for the Richmond Y-Care, we do not need another copy of your immunization records. If you have not attended this year or are new to us, you will be REQUIRED to provide a current immunization record for EVERY child in order to attend.

*This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

All forms can be dropped off at the Richmond Family YMCA, emailed to or faxed to 765-962-7506.