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It’s hard for you to be away from your children. But it shouldn’t be hard for them.
That’s why we make each day an adventure, combining education and enrichment with just plain fun.
When you go to work, we go to work providing the loving care your youngster needs
– and the peace of mind you deserve.

Early Child Care
6 weeks - 6 years
  School Age Child Care
5- 12 years
  YMCA Camp
2- 12 years
We strive to provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum in a child-centered environment of warmth, friendliness and freedom. Your child will have opportunities for exploring, experimenting and questioning, which will encourage curiosity, creativity and expression. Since all children are individuals, we believe in developing the whole child emotionally, physically, intellectually and socially, while meeting each child’s own needs and learning styles.  

School Age Child Care (SACC) is an exciting and challenging place, where children stretch their skills in mind and body. Programs offer a combination of free-choice and structured activities. All programs promote the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. School Age Child Care programs are State Licensed and Madison sites are City Accredited.


What are your kids doing this summer? At the Y kids build self esteem, values and leadership skills. You’ll know they’re growing and exploring their potential; they’ll think they are just having fun at summer programs, camps, and

YMCA Child Care is a fun, safe place for children six weeks to twelve years. YMCA Child Care offers professional, quality care at an affordable rate in locations convenient to your work and home. Our caring staff nurture children and give them opportunities to learn and grow in spirit, mind and body. Choose from a variety of child care options to suit your family's needs and the needs of your growing child.Collectively, YMCAs are the largest provider of child care in America and locally the YMCA is the largest child care provider in Dane County. Families trust us to provide their children the opportunity to develop a healthy spirit, mind and body.
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