Afterschool Programs

Discover our Engaging Afterschool Programs

Our afterschool programs at the YMCA of Columbia provide a safe and enriching environment for children after their school day ends. With a focus on academic support, social development, and engaging activities, we offer a well-rounded experience that enhances learning and fosters personal growth. Our experienced staff members create a nurturing atmosphere where children can thrive, build friendships, and explore their interests. From homework assistance to arts and crafts, sports, and character-building activities, our afterschool programs offer a balanced blend of education and fun, ensuring that children have a rewarding and enjoyable experience.



Experience the enriching opportunities of our Richland One Y Club Afterschool program, now open for registrations at the Downtown YMCA. Our program offers a holistic approach to afterschool care, providing dedicated time for physical fitness, assistance with schoolwork, and a diverse range of engaging activities. From hands-on STEM projects to valuable socialization time with friends and fun games, we ensure a well-rounded experience that promotes learning, growth, and meaningful connections. Join us and give your child the chance to thrive in a supportive and exciting afterschool environment. Secure their spot today at the Downtown YMCA’s Richland One Y Club Afterschool program.

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Unlock your child’s full potential with the Jeep Rogers YMCA Afterschool Program. Designed for students from kindergarten to middle school, our program goes beyond traditional academic support to provide a safe and structured environment where children can thrive. With a focus on hands-on enrichment experiences, we offer a wide range of engaging activities that allow kids to explore their interests, develop their talents, and uncover hidden passions. From arts and crafts to sports, STEM projects, and more, we provide a nurturing space where children can grow, learn, and reach new heights. Join us and empower your child to excel at the Jeep Rogers YMCA Afterschool Program.

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Experience the North West Family Y Afterschool Program, where children thrive in a fun-filled environment supported by positive staff interaction and exciting learning opportunities. Our program offers a dynamic blend of physical fitness activities, academic assistance, and a diverse range of enriching experiences. From STEM projects that ignite curiosity to ample socialization time with friends and engaging games, we provide a well-rounded experience that fosters growth, nurtures friendships, and sparks creativity. Join us and discover a world of endless possibilities for your child at the North West Family Y Afterschool Program, where they’ll have a blast while developing important skills and building lifelong memories.

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The Downtown YMCA is partnering with Game Changers to provide afterschool care at Sports & Skate Station USA (129 Oak Dr, Lexington, SC 29073)! At the Y, we support children in reaching their full potential by providing academic assistance and hands-on enrichment experiences in a safe and structured environment. Y-Club offers a variety activity options for kids to explore and develop their interests and talents.

Elementary: Oak Grove, White Knoll, and Meadow Glen; Middle: White Knoll and Meadow Glen; Charter: American Leadership Academy

HOURS: School Release to 6:00 pm
$1 per minute late fee

Includes Afterschool Snack

QUESTIONS: Contact Youth Development Director Catie Young

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