Childcare Programs


The Y-Kids program will be offered for grades K-5 at Manchester Twp., Ridgeway and Whiting Elementary Schools.  Curriculum for Y-Kids focuses on arts and humanities, literacy, science and technology, anti-bullying, social competence, conflict resolution, character development, homework help, health, wellness and fitness through CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health). CATCH is an evidence based program designed to promote physical activity, healthy food choices and prevent tobacco use in school aged children. 

The Y-Zone program for grades 6-8 emphasizes Health & Fitness, Character Development, Social Responsibility, Conflict Resolution and assists in providing the students with tools needed to grow into successful young adults. Earn Strength Training Certificates that enable your teen to work out at the Y when our Fitness Trainers are on duty. Enrichment programs include homework assistance. Our intramural program consists of soccer, basketball and other fun, organized games including swimming when available. Transportation is available in the Manchester School District.