Kindergarten through 5th 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 
  • 2, 3, and 5 day options 
  • Care provided on snow vacation and in-service days 
  • Year-round options 

Program Locations

 

James Fitzgerald Elementary School 

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal-6:00pm
Director: Kathryn Coach | 781-439-2235
Address: 140 Beal Road, Waltham, MA 02451
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: English

MacArthur Elementary School 

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal-6:00pm
Director: Leah Buckley | 781-439-1971
Address: 494 Lincoln St., Waltham, MA 02451
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: English

Northeast Elementary School 

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal-6:00pm
Director: Eric Shelton | 617-448-2417
Address: 70 Putney Lane, Waltham, MA 02451
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: English

Whittemore Elementary School 

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal-6:00pm
Director: Claudina Silva-Teixeira | 781-315-5846
Address: 30 Parmenter Road, Waltham, MA 02453
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: English

William F. Stanley Elementary School

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal-6:00pm
Director: Christina Sargavakian | 617-851-3574
Address: 250 South St., Waltham, MA 02453
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: English

Contact

walthamkids@ymcaboston.org

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