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Y-Kids Before/After School Program for K-5

Y-Kids Childcare for MTES, Ridgeway, Whiting

Y-KIDS is a School Based State Licensed Child Care Program designed to help families build self-sufficiency by providing safe, affordable, high quality childcare.  Our Y-KIDS program is offered in Ridgeway Elementary School, Manchester Township Elementary School and Whiting Elementary School, for children grades Kindergarten through fifth grade.  

Curriculum for the Y-KIDS program:

  • Homework help
  • Program focuses on arts and humanities, literacy, science and technology
  • Anti-bullying & social competence
  • Conflict resolution & character development
  • Health & Wellness through the Healthy U initiative
  • Core Values of caring, honesty, respect & responsibility

Families can choose an option of a two, three, four or five day a week program * Drop Zone program is also available. Please contact the Y for more information.


Open Registration will be held at the Y on the following dates & times:

  • Monday, July 29th 12-4 PM
  • Wednesday, July 31st 12 – 4 PM  
  • Friday, August 2nd 4-7PM
  • Wednesday August 7th 2 – 7 PM
  • Thursday, August 8th 2 – 7 PM
  • Friday, August 9th 2 – 7 PM 

There is an $80 registration fee and the first month’s payment is due at the time of registration. Our Y-Kids program includes a Full Privilege membership for your child at the Y.

You MUST register in person at the Y by Friday, August 9 to start for the first day of school.   We also accept State Subsidy and offer YCARES scholarships, for those families needing financial support. Deadline to apply for a Y scholarship is August 1, 2019. Visit our website at or contact the Youth Development Department, 732 341 9622 or email for more information. 

Pricing Information:


  • 2 days AM, $125/mo                             
  • 3 days AM, $145/mo                                              
  • 4 days AM, $180/mo                                              
  • 5 days AM, $195/mo                                                


  • 2 days PM, $168/mo
  • 3 days PM, $193/mo 
  • 4 days PM, $238/mo
  • 5 days PM, $263/mo

Download YKids Letter and Flyer