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 
  • Full-week care only
  • Care provided on snow vacation and in-service days 
  • Year-round options 

Program Locations

Oak Square YMCA Afterschool Program

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal - 6:00pm
Director: Kelly MacLean | 617-645-4509
Address: 615 Washington Street, Brighton, MA 02135
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: EnglishSpanishPortuguese

Gardner Pilot Academy

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal - 6:00pm
Director: Jennifer Barrios | 617-549-8452
Address: 30 Athol St., Boston, MA 02134
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: EnglishSpanishPortuguese

Winship Elementary  School

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal - 6:00pm
Director: Douglas Teixeira | 617-921-2686
Address: 54 Dighton St., Brighton, MA 02135
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: EnglishSpanishPortuguese

Transportation is provided to the Y from all schools, except Jackson Mann who are transported to the Y by Boston Public School buses. 

Contact

oaksquarekids@ymcaboston.org

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