YKIDS Learning Center

YMCA Child Development Mission

childcareYour child deserves the best care and rest assured that is our objective here at the YMCA. We have an educated, dedicated, and caring staff that make it their goal to provide a high quality program that best suits your child’s needs while they are in our care!

State licensed STARS facility

Childcare Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Infant/Young Toddler Care

Our Program offers safe and friendly care for infants starting as early as 6 weeks to 2 years of age.

Preschool (ages 2-3)

Our playschool program emphasizes social interaction, fine and gross motor skills, science and nature activities, cultural and art activities, and outdoor play. We encourage the development of a positive attitude toward peers, adults, and teachers.

Preschool (ages 3-5)

Our preschool program offers your child a chance to grow and learn in time for kindergarten. The teachers provide a nurturing & caring environment to help your child develop. We offer science, math, art, fine and gross motor activities, beginning phonics and much more. (Must be potty trained)

After-School Care (ages K-6th grade)

After-school care is a school based, licensed child care program for children 5-12. Daily activities Include: homework help, snacks, crafts, indoor/outdoor games, board games, puzzles, swimming and much more. Students in the afterschool program are also eligible for care during snow days/early release days for a wrap-around fee of $25.00 a day.

Registration Fee for all age groups (Non-refundable): $25.00
Yearly Supply Fee: $50.00


Childcare program Important News

Add wrap around care for Pre-school and Play-school participants for $25 a day Members, $30 a day for Potential Members

During the school year we have “YMCA School Release Days (SRD) / School Closings”

slider4Available 7:00 am to 6:00 pm (except Holidays) The YMCA will provide care for families who require care for the days that school is not in operation. Call the Y to verify that service is available. We will provide a day of fun and safe activities.

Fees: Current After School Care participants: Members $15 per day per child / Potential Members $20 per day per child (in addition to WEEKLY fee)

Children NOT enrolled in YMCA School Release Days (SRD) Care:

$25 Annual Registration fee + $25 per child per day for Members / $30 per child per day for Potential Members

Payment is due prior to service and you must notify the Y and speak to Childcare Director prior to drop off.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 6:30AM-6:00PM for children ages 2-12.


Closed for the following public holidays:

Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, and July 4th.


Every child participates in a combination of structured and non-structured activity time. An integrated curriculum including art, science, math, languages (Spanish, French, Italian) and physical fitness will best promote the child’s development.

Emergency Closings

In the event of snow or other weather conditions, which would prohibit the normal operation of classes, please listen to WMBS.

  • Contact Us

    • Operating hours:
    • Monday thru Thursday: 5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
      Friday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
      Saturday: 5:00 AM - 6:00 PM
      Sunday: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      (Labor Day to Memorial Day)
      Closed: Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day
      Closed at Noon: Christmas Eve, New Years Eve
    • Address:
    • One YMCA Drive, Uniontown, PA 15401
    • Telephone:
    • 724-438-2584
    • Fax:
    • 724-438-4503
    • Email:
    • ginas@uniontownymca.org
  • YMCA Summer-Winter 2018 Program Guide

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  • Child Watch

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:00 AM- Noon and 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM
    Wednesday 8:00 AM-Noon and 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM
    Friday 8:00 AM-11:30 PM
    Closed Saturday and Sunday

    The parent / guardian must remain in the YMCA
    Free for household members.
    potential members $5.00 per hour.
    (2hr. Maximum)

  • Tween Room Info

    Tween Room The Y space for youth ages 7 to 13 (based on space limitations at time of usage)
    Monday—Thursday: 4:00 - 8:00 PM Friday: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
    Closed Saturday & Sunday