School Age


After School

The High Ridge YMCA After School Enrichment program is for children who need a safe and nurturing environment to learn, play, and make friends after school. The program focuses on educational enrichment through physical fitness, swimming, art, homework assistance, and character development. Our educated staff members exceed the standards required by DCFS in the State of Illinois and are certified in YMCA Childcare, Child Abuse Prevention, CPR/AED and First Aid. For more information on school pick up and our After School program, please call us at 773.262.8300.

School Days Out (ages 5-12)

Looking for a child care option when your kids are out of school due to a school holiday, weather closing or winter or spring break? When school’s out, the Y is there to keep kids safe and engaged in fun, healthy activities. Our School Days Out options are designed to engage children in healthy physical activity and foster positive social interactions. Our programs offer the highest-quality instruction and supervision, provided by trained and qualified staff members. School closed due to bad weather? No problem. The Y has you covered. We offer School Days Out programs when schools close due to bad weather (contingent upon our ability to stay open). Be sure to check our website and Facebook page, or call us for details. To register for a School Days Out, visit our website or call 773.262.8300. Click here to register

Tutoring (grades K-12)

Does your child need extra help with their school assignments? Our tutoring program will help your child succeed by reviewing what they learn in school. Tutors will assist your child with homework, writing, reading, math, history, science and test preparation. Flexible dates and times are coordinated with tutor and include three students or less. To set up your tutoring schedule, please contact Youth and Family Program Director at 773.326.2909.




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