School-Age Child Care

Learn, Grow, Thrive

A quality afterschool program is more than just a safe place for kids to hang out after the bell rings. YMCA programs nurture potential, improve academic engagement and achievement, build confidence and character, and support healthy lifestyle choices. Register for child care today.

We know child care

  • The YMCA is the largest child care provider in Snohomish County
  • Our programs are recognized by YMCA of the USA for high quality
  • Meet quality standards set by the National School-Age Care Alliance


  • We offer a variety of payment options to meet your needs
  • Sliding fee scale based on annual gross household income and family size
  • Accept DSHS subsidies


  • Dependable and convenient every school day
  • Optional care for special school holidays and breaks
  • Summer programs provide weekly themes and field trips


  • Every activity is designed to expand your child’s knowledge and encourage lifelong positive values
  • Fun activities
  • Enriching programs will challenge your child and stretch their imagination


  • Low staff-to-child ratios
  • Two staff at all times to ensure the greatest possible interaction and safety for your child
  • All site directors are 21

Find the Location Nearest You

Search by: School Name,
School District,
or Y Branch

At each school-age child care location, you will find:

  • Convenient hours of operation.
    Monday-Friday, 6:30 am-6:30 pm (a few sites open at 6 am)
  • Convenient locations.
    Serving Everett, Marysville, Monroe, Mukilteo, Lake Stevens, Lakewood, and Snohomish school districts and children in the cities of Bothell, Everett, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mukilteo and Snohomish.
  • DSHS subsidy accepted.
    Contact DSHS to see if you qualify for the Working Connections Child Care subsidy.
  • YMCA Financial Assistance.
    We believe every child deserves access to high-quality care. If you don't qualify for WCCC, you may still qualify for Financial Assistance provided by the Y's Invest in Youth fund.
  • Highly qualified staff.
    In addition to meeting the State of Washington's licensing requirements, the Y's Child Care staff must maintain a rigorous ongoing continuing education schedule every year.

Tuition varies by YMCA branch.
Child care tax statements are provided through our online registration system in the My Account section.