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Child Watch

Experienced, trained staff provides free child care to members for up to two hours while you’re onsite at Countryside YMCA. Non members and program members pay $5 an hour per child.


Participation Guidelines

Thank you for respecting the following rules for Child Watch:

  • Child Watch is available to YMCA patrons who are participating at an onsite YMCA program.
  • Child Watch cares for children age 6-weeks to 9 years.
  • There is a two-hour limit per day.
  • There is a $5 per child late fee for every 15 minutes over 2 hours.
  • Food is not otherwise permitted in Child Watch for allergy and safety reasons.
  • Pull-ups or diapers and wipes must be provided if your child is not potty-trained.

Check-in and Check-out Procedures

To ensure your child’s safety, please follow these procedures:

  1. The Team Leader signs in your child.
    • Child’s name and age
    • Parent or adult’s name
    • Parent’s location
    • Secondary person designated to sign out child
    • Time in
  2. Present identification at time of pick up.
  3. You may designate a secondary person, such as the other parent, to pick up your child, but you must indicate the person’s name on the sign-in sheet. He or she must present the number badge and identification at the time of pick up.
  4. Anyone picking up a child must be at least 16 years of age.

Please indicate that someone may not pick up your child.


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