School Age

The Sage YMCA’s Before and After School Enrichment Program is designed to meet the developmental needs of children with emphasis on experiential learning, social and emotional support and promotion of healthy living while meeting the needs of families.


Youth Centered Curriculum

Our Program provides children ages 5-12 a safe and nurturing environment and integrates rich content into fun hands-on learning, fueled by the imagination and enthusiasm of our participants.

As the leader in youth development, we understand the importance of providing our participants with a balance of academically rich activities as well as an enhanced focus on overall well-being. We work side-by-side with industry experts and your district to design experiences that help your child learn, grow and thrive.

Our Youth Centered Approach focuses on 8 Key areas:


Commitment to Healthy Living

The Y is committed to supporting the health and wellness of each child. All snacks provided after school meet the criteria of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a leader in youth and school wellness. Thanks to a partnership with school lunch providers, we provide snacks which consist of low fat dairy, whole grain, fruits and vegetables. Additionally, we strive to provide physical activity daily to promote moderate physical activity, an important aspect for the prevention of youth obesity.


Professionally Trained and Caring Staff

Peace of mind... it is what you want most when you’re away from your children. You want to know that your children are being cared for by enthusiastic, creative, nurturing staff members who put the safety and happiness of your child first. At the YMCA, we strive to hire staff who will exceed your expectations.

All YMCA staff are extensively screened through interviews, references and comprehensive background checks before working with children. Additionally, staff receive more than 40 hours of annual training to include:


Convenient Locations

Our programs are conveniently located in local schools with flexible drop-off and pick-up times: drop-off as early as 6:30 a.m. and pick-up as late as 6 p.m.

Current elementary school locations include:


Registration Forms

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More Information

For details about the Sage YMCA’s  Before and After School Enrichment Program please call 815.459.4455