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   Child Care

The YMCA Child Care program is a year round state certified pre-school program that offers age specific (1 thru 5 yrs) class curriculum during the school year (Aug-May). Our school year begins in August relative to the start of Ashland Independent schools. YMCA Child Care is a State of Kentucky licensed Day Care and Pre-School program.  The YMCA Child Care is proud to include SWIM LESSONS by our certified lifeguards year round Monday - Thursday for children age 2 and up who are completely potty trained.

The following forms are required at the time of registration:

  • child's immunization
  • physical
  • child's birth certificate. 

All children are registered full time status (5 days per week), fees are pre-paid at the beginning of each week.

To enroll your child, Contact the YMCA. To read the Handbook, click here.

WHO TO CONTACT:
Kelly Hunley, Child Care Director
Ashland Area YMCA
3232 Old 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102
Phone: (606) 329-6784
Fax: (606) 324-3676

 

REFUNDS:
There will be no refunds unless you provide a written doctor's excuse or proof of family emergency.
Please Note:
There is a late fee charge of $1 per minute that a child is picked up after 5:30 p.m.

 

 

   After School Program

The YMCA After School program is perfect for working parents. When your child arrives at the Y, they will be assisted with their homework by the staff, have structured free play, arts/crafts, and snack time. Buses from Hager and Poage will deliver your child to the Y.

TIME: 2:45PM-6:00PM

Contact Jennifer Layne, Program Coordinator for additional info.

   Nursery

Our nursery is open Monday thru Saturday and loaded with toys and games for children ages 3 months to 5 years of age. There are separate play areas for infants and for toddlers. Parents are required to supply their child's needs. (i.e. diapers, bottle, snacks and drinks).  HOURS are: Monday thru Saturday Mornings: 8:00 am - 12:00 noon, Monday thru Thursday Evenings 4:00 - 8:00 pm The nursery is free of charge to children on a Family Membership and there is a 2 hr. time limit.

Contact Jennifer Layne, Program Coordinator for additional info.

   Fun Factory Activity Center

The Fun Factory is located on the 2nd floor beside the Racquetball Courts and is available for children ages 5 to 10 years of age while the parent is in the facility.  HOURS: Monday thru Thursday 4:00-8:00 pm.    Children must get a "Ticket" at the front and leave their membership card.  Children also must be signed in and out with the attendant on duty.   The Fun Factory free of charge to children on a Family Membership and there is a 2 hr. time limit.  Click here for  complete rules.

Contact Jennifer Layne, Program Coordinator for additional info.

**Weather permitting and at the attendant’s discretion, the Outdoor Playground may be used instead of the Fun Factory Activity center.**
 
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