Afterschool Care

The Y knows how important it is for a child to have an enriching place to learn and grow, both in and out of school. While the school year may look different than before, our school-age programs continue to be a familiar place where children can be safe, active, learning, and engaged during their time out of school.

Registration for the 2021-2022 school year opens on May 11!


Afterschool Hours Only

The Y operates programs during the afterschool hours in Jericho, Underhill, Waterbury, Georgia, and Fairfax. For the 2021-2022 school year, we will return to Fletcher and open new programs in Bolton and Grand Isle. Click this button to register:

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Burlington Afterschool Care and Full Day Wednesday

The Y has opened a “hub” program in Burlington at St. Marks church on North Avenue (officially 21 Dodds Court).

With Burlington schools offering 4 days per week of in-person instruction, we are using this space to run an afterschool program Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The afterschool program runs until 6 pm and our site is on the bus route for students from JJ Flynn, CP Smith, IAA, and the Sustainability Academy.

This program ALSO offers a full day option on Wednesdays, from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm.

Our program: 1) provides children a place where they can complete their remote work with educators; 2) offers support in furthering their education; and 3) runs engaging activities to provide fun through hands-on, inquiry-based learning using play, STEAM activities, and peer interactions.

Families must sign up for the same days each week. State Subsidy is accepted.

Register for the Burlington afterschool or Wednesday program by clicking this button:

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Questions

To learn more about Y School Age programs, contact the School Age team by email at schoolageprograms@gbymca.org or by phone at (802) 652-8170.

School Site Locations

Burlington -- Operating St. Mark's church, North Avenue.

Bellows Free Academy Fairfax

Bolton -- Smilie Memorial (starting for the '21-'22 school year)

Fletcher Elementary (returning in '21-'22)

Georgia Elementary

Grand Isle Elementary (starting for the '21-'22 school year)

Jericho Elementary

Thatcher Brook

Underhill Central

Barre -- Conversations are underway to determine what Y presence there will be in 2021-2022, stay tuned!

 

Tuition Rates

State subsidy is available for all Y afterschool and Wednesday programs.

Burlington full-day program on Wednesdays is $65 per day. 

The half-day programs at Jericho Elementary and Underhill Central School on Wednesdays is $40 per day.

Pricing for afterschool programs is by the day and is listed below. State subsidy is available to eligible families.

1 Day   $35

2 Days  $59

3 Days  $71

4 Days  $82

We understand that paying for care can be a challenge. We always encourage families to consider what financial assistance might be available to help lessen the burden. State subsidy for child care can be the most impactful for eligible families, but we also offer limited Y scholarship to help with demonstrated need.

Contact Us
Program Name Email Phone
General Inquiries & Changes to enrollment Admin Assistant schoolageprograms@gbymca.org 802-652-8170


GREATER BURLINGTON YMCA LOCATIONS

Pomerleau Family Y
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties