Ages 5 through 12 

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 
  • Care provided on snow vacation and in-service days 
  • Year-round options 

Program Location

The After School Program takes place at the Wang YMCA of Chinatown. 

Wang YMCA Afterschool Program

Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: School Dismissal-6:00pm
Director: Jen Kelly | 617-549-0963
Address: 8 Oak St. West, Boston, MA 02116
Program Availability: Contact Director to ensure there is space available.
Parent Handbook: English

Supervised daily transportation is offered from the Josiah Quincy Elementary School.  Many Boston Public School alternative transportation buses can also transport children to the Y. 


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