Child Care

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Covid-19 Update

YMCA Child Care programs have begun re-opening. To learn more about programs available, registration and safety measures, visit: theystepsup.ymcagta.org.
An email was sent to all families registered in YMCA child care with instructions for expressing interest in returning to care on July 6, 2020. If you did not receive this important message, please email us immediately at: csac@ymcagta.org.

Child Care at the YMCA: A Place to Learn and Grow

The YMCA is the largest not-for-profit Child Care provider in Canada. With 50+ years of experience and over 290 licensed programs throughout the Greater Toronto Area, the Y offers high-quality programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and school-aged children. At our centres, our highly trained Registered Early Childhood Educators partner with parents to support each child’s development and provide families with the security of knowing their child is in a safe and nurturing environment during these formative years.

Choose From a Variety of Licensed Child Care Programs

YMCA Child Care Programs provide a solid foundation of learning for your child—big or small.

Child playing with stacking blocks

(For Children 0 to 4)
Early Learning
and Care

School Age Child with Backpack

(For Children 4 to 12) 
Before & After
School Care

Kids playing outside

(For Children 4 to 12)
School Break Programs

Educator bottle feeding infant

(For Families)
Family Support Programs

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kids playing at a table

Now Accepting Registrations for YMCA Summer Club and Summer Day Camp

The Y offers a wide array of interactive programs chock-full of fun to keep kids busy and safe throughout the summer holidays.

Learn More About Our Summer Programs

New YMCA Child Care Locations and Programs Opening Soon

Now Accepting Registrations! Click the links below for details.



Before and After School Programs

Early Learning and Care Programs