School Age

Before and After School Care

Are you ready for the new school year? We’re still accepting children in our before and after school programs. Call 847.410.5124 for more information.

 


Before School Care, K-8:Leaning Tower Aftershcool

The Leaning Tower YMCA (LTY) school age child care programs are partnering with several Chicago Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year. The Before School Program is in partnership with the schools listed below and is held at the Leaning Tower YMCA. Children are supervised and engaged in activities beginning at 7 a.m. for the Before School Program. The school age child care programs require participants to attend a minimum of 3 days a week. The selected days must be consistent within a given month. Parents may change the selected days if LTY is notified by the 10th of the prior month and space is available. (Example: LTY needs to be notified by September 10 if a parent would like to change their child’s program days for October). Child care rates will be drafted from your credit card each month beginning on September 1, 2016 and ending on May 1, 2017.

At LTY, program participants engage in arts and crafts, science and math activities, play games and sports during gym time and play in our outdoor playground, field and track when weather permits. Homework assistance is available; however, we do not offer tutoring services or oneon-one assistance.

LocationAgesDay/Time Time Rate
Edgebrook Before School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 7-9 a.m. Call
Edison Park Before School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 6:45-8:30 a.m. Call
Norwood Park Before School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 7-9 a.m. Call
Wildwood Before School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 7-9 a.m. Call

 

Forms

Download After School Forms

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call or email Youth and Family Director Megan Granger at 847.410.5124 or mgranger@ymcachicago.org.

 


After School Care, K-8:

The Leaning Tower YMCA (LTY) school age child care programs are partnering with several Chicago Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year. The After School Program is in partnership with the schools listed above and is held at the Leaning Tower YMCA. Children are supervised and engaged in activities until 6 p.m. for the After School Program. School age child care programs require participants to attend a minimum of 3 days a week. The selected days must be consistent within the given month. Parents may change the selected days if LTY is notified by the 10th of the prior month and space is available. (Example: LTY needs to be notified by September 10 if a parent would like to change their child’s program days for October). Child care rates will be drafted from your credit card each month beginning on September 1, 2016 and ending on May 1, 2017.

At LTY, program participants engage in arts and crafts, science and math activities, play games and sports during gym time and play in our outdoor playground, field and track when weather permits. Staff are available to transport children from the After School Program to other YMCA programs for which the child is registered. Homework assistance is available; however, we do not offer tutoring services or one-on-one assistance.

Location Ages Day/Time Time Rate
Edgebrook After School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 3:30-6 p.m. Call
Edison Park After School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 2:45-6 p.m. Call
Wildwood After School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 3:30-6 p.m. Call
Onahan After School
K-8
Ages 5-12 Monday- Friday 3:30-6 p.m. Call

 

Forms

Download After School Forms

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call or email Youth and Family Director Megan Granger at 847.410.5124 or mgranger@ymcachicago.org.

 


All Programs:

All the LTY programs offer homework assistance, games and sports during gym time, a healthy snack and outdoor activities including use of the playground, field, and track when weather permits. Arts and Crafts, Science, Drama and Reading enrichment activities are also included each week.*During the After School Programs held at LTY, recreation swimming is offered in addition to staff being available to transport children from the After School Program to other YMCA programs for which the child is registered such as swimming lessons, sports classes, tae kwon do, etc*. (*excluding Edison Park)

The goals of the child care programs are:

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call or email Youth and Family Director Megan Granger at 847.410.5124 or mgranger@ymcachicago.org.

 


School’s Out Days:

The YMCA will provide School Out Days for holidays and non-school days. The program will be held here at Leaning Tower and will run from 7:00am to 6:00pm. Children must be paid and registered ONE WEEK in advance for these days and have correct forms on file. SPACE IS LIMITED and may close before the registration deadline. Children must bring a lunch, swim suit, towel, and bathing cap for hair longer than their ear lobes every school’s out day. We will not allow any child to participate in a School Out Day if they are not registered in advance and correct forms are not on file.

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