Kindergarten through 8th Grade

Parents love YMCA After School, our family-centered program that nurtures the whole child by inspiring academic success, healthy movement and social and emotional development. Our staff of caring, trained educators are role models who lead activities that promote cooperation and character development. Parents can be productive at work knowing their children are in a safe and stimulating after school environment.

  • Homework Support 
    The YMCA's caring staff helps with homework to complement and enrich your child's educational experience. 
  • Fun Choices
    Kids have fun with friends during literacy, science, performing arts, non-competitive sports and games!
  • Healthy Movement
    Our iPlay health and wellness curriculum gets kids moving with structured, fun physical activity. 

Schedule and Options

  • Monday through Friday, school dismissal to 6:00 pm 
  • 5 day options (Boston Teacher's Union School: 3,4,5 day option offered)
  • Care provided on snow, vacation and in-service days 
  • Year-round options 

Program Locations

Thomas M. Menino YMCA Afterschool Program 

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Director: Erin Lee | 617-276-1124
Address: 1137 River St., Hyde Park, MA 02136
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available before you complete the Enrollment Form.
Parent Handbook: English

Boston Teachers Union School

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School dismissal - 6:00pm
Director: Jackie Guittarr | 781-429-0032
Address: 25 Walk St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available before you complete the Enrollment Form.
Parent Handbook: English

Channing Elementary School

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School dismissal - 6:00pm
Director: Jennifer Mowe | 857-214-1923
Address: 35 Sunnyside St., Hyde Park, MA 02136
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available before you complete the Enrollment Form.
Parent Handbook: English

Haley School

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School dismissal - 6:00pm
Director: Alysia DiMuzio | 617-429-4178
Address: 570 American Legion Highway, Roslindale, MA 02131
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available before you complete the Enrollment Form.
Parent Handbook: English

Contact

meninokids@ymcaboston.org

YMCA Childcare is licensed by the Mass Department of Early Education and Care.