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Our School Age Care Programs

At the Red Wing Family YMCA, we strive to create a safe atmosphere of learning that helps develop self-confidence and builds character through promoting the values of caring, honesty, respect & responsibility. Our Child Care programs help each child develop relationships with others and helps them to learn to work together in a cooperative manner. This program is certified by the State of Minnesota. All staff must complete a background check and have program specific training to ensure a safe environment for your child.

About the Curriculum

Kids are given activity choices where they make friends, learn, play and thrive. Our program provides well-rounded experiences that nurture and enhance your child’s development through:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Character Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Health and Fitness
  • Homework Support
  • Literacy
  • Science

Activities

  • Academic support from caring role models
  • Physical activity and movement inside our gyms 
  • Activities to keep kids engaged

School Age Care Program Offerings

Before / After School Child Care

In our Y School Age Child Care program, kids engage in physical and educational activities that encourage them to explore who they are and what they can achieve. It’s a safe place to learn, have fun, and get active before and/or after the regular school day.  The Y provides extra youth program in the late afternoons, like karate, swim lesson etc. for a extra fee.  

No School Days & Early Release Days 

When school is out, Y School Age Child Care is in!  We offer activities geared toward individual interests to keep kids engaged like:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Pool Time
  • Gym Games
  • Outdoor Time
  • Trips to the Red Wing Public Library

2019-2020 Non-School & Early Release Dates

  • October 11 (Early Release Day--This is included at no extra fee with before/after school care.)

  • October 17 & 18 (Non-School Days)

  • November 4 (Non-School Day)

  • December 23, 26, 27, 30 & 31 (Non-School Days)

  • January 20 (Non-School Day)

  • February 17 (Non-School Day)

  • March 2-6 & 9 (Non-School Days)

  • April 9 & 10 (Non-School Days)

  • May 22 (Early Release Day--This is included at no extra fee with before/after school care.)

 

We will do our best to offer care on late starts, early release days, or all day no-school days due to snow days.

 

Kids Power Club  |  Summer Day Camp

Kids Power Club is our Summer Day Camp that will offer your child a feeling of connection as they build relationships with peers and staff.  Our action packed days will keep your child busy with gym games, pool time, outside park fun, weekly field trips, STEM activities, climbing wall, and so much more!

Kids Power Club is for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. This program operates from 6:00 AM-6:00 PM Monday through Friday. The majority of our programming happens from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.