Foster health and well-being for children and families

The Green County Family YMCA Discovery Center offers multiple programs for your children to take part in! With so many demands on today’s families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Y-Time Program

Children are welcomed into a safe nurturing facility in which they receive a happy healthy start to their school day. Child driven activities will be available for all ages. Children will be picked up by Lamer’s Bus Lines and transported to school from our facility.

Before School Program: Grades 5K-14 years old (state licensed)
Monday - Friday 6:00-7:45 am

After School Program: Grades 5K-14 years old (state licensed)
Monday: 2:15-5:15 pm
Tuesday-Friday: 3:15-5:15 pm

Members: $145 per month for full time (4-5 days per week)
Non-Members: : $290 per month for full time (4-5 days per week)
Punch cards available for part time


The Green County Family YMCA will be offering certified preschool classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Come in and meet our preschool - 3K/4K staff and see our facility and all that we have to offer your child.

Activities your child can look forward to:

  • Art Center
  • Circle Time
  • Swim Lessons* (weekly)
  • iPads
  • Music & Movement Time
  • Gymnastics* (weekly)
  • Snack Time (provided by preschool)
  • Gym Time
  • Outdoor Playground Equipment
  • Science
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Cooking
  • Center of the Month


*Only offered at the YMCA Preschool

3K classes are offered as Tuesday/Thursday or Wednesday/Friday sessions. Students can sign up for all 4 days, the cost per month is doubled.

3K: Members $87 per month
3K: Non-Members $174 per month
4K: $75 Activity fee (Members and Non-Members)

Drop-in Childwatch

Located just off the M&M Room and Preschool Classrooms of the YMCA. Child Watch is an on-site, drop-off babysitting service for children ages 6 weeks to 8 years. Child Watch is free for any child on a family membership.

Child Watch Hours (effective September 4, 2018)

M - F 8:15-11:00am
Saturday 7:30-10:30am

M - TH 4:15-7:15pm

**Hours based on demand**

YMCA Child Watch Policy This program is intended to be a service for YMCA members and participants to utilize while they are participating in programs here at the YMCA. Parents are expected to be available in case their child needs something outside the needs of the program. Please see the Family Sign in sheet for full policy guideline list.