Child Care Documents and Schedules

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Child Watch Program

Child Watch is a limited service which focuses on providing a safe, caring, child interest-driven environment that encourages children to learn by doing. This may be done through communication, projects, or through children playing and socializing with other children. We believe the drop-in service should be a support network for families as well as a positive role model for building relationships.  » read more

Preschool Programs

Our Philosophy YMCA child care programs stress care and safety. They nurture children’s natural desire to learn by providing ample opportunities to explore.This is accomplished through developmentally appropriate activities.The scheduling, pacing and rhythm of these activities will be consistent with the recognized principles of early childhood education, which state that each child develops at his or her own rate. » read more

Before and After School Programs

The YMCA of Rapid City offers a wide variety of before and after school child care programs. A safe and enriching environment for your kids. Fees listed are for the 2016-17 school year. » read more

Child and Adult Nutrition Services Non discrimination Statement

Non-Discrimination Statement:  In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. » read more