Child Care

Child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn fundamental skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. That makes for confident kids today, and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.

For more information on Child Care programs, please contact Briana Johnson.

After School Program

The Jeep Rogers Family Y is a fun place to be with lots of positive staff interaction and learning opportunities. We provide physical fitness time, school work help and a wide variety of other activities, including STEM and time to socialize with friends or play games. Programs are available for ages 5-14. Childcare is available Monday-Friday. 

For more information on Child Care programs, please contact Briana Johnson.

Our child care programs coincide with Richland Two’s school schedule. The following program is now available: 

After school care is will be provided 5-days a week. Children will be bused from their school to the Y. Participants will be able to enjoy arts and crafts, STEM and PE type activities.

Fee: $70 members/$93 nonmembers

REGISTER NOW for 5-Day Afterschool Care (Pontiac,Bookman, Catawba and Bridgecreek)

REGISTER NOW for 5-DAY Afterschool Care (Bethel, Langford, Round Top and Lake Carolina)

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Child Watch

Due to Covid-19 restrictions Child Watch is available on a limited basis. Registration is required at least one hour in advance. Masks are required.

Ages: 2-5

Fee: Free for members

Monday-Saturday:  8:30 to 11:30
Monday-Thursday: 5:30 to 8:30 pm


For more information contact Dana Cicchinelli.

Kids’ Club Deep Sea Discovery

Ages: 6-9

Check your Kids’ Club kids in at ChildWatch Deep Sea Discovery and our Kids’ Club Deep Sea Crew will entertain them with games and activities in the facility and on the playground. All ChildWatch policies and guidelines apply.

Cost: Two free hours per day with a family membership

Monday-Thursday: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 to 11:30 am


For more information contact Dana Cicchinelli.


Home School Swim & Gym

The YMCA Home School Swim and Gym program is a great way to work physical activity, healthy living, socialization and play into your homeschool curriculum. The goal of swim and gym classes for students is to have planned individual and cooperative physical activity and fitness assessments promoting the students’ optimum physical, mental, emotional, and social development through a focus on swimming and sports.

Ages: 5-14

Tuesday from 10 am to Noon
Thursday from Noon to 2 pm

Monthly Cost:
$40 members only

For more information, contact Jack Miller. Download an in-house registration form here.


Spring Break Camp

Coming Spring 2021!

Ages: 5 – 12

Let your child join the Y for Spring Break camp while school is out! Your child will participate in fun themed activities such as sports, arts and crafts, and games to keep them active and engaged during their time off.  Please remember to pack a lunch, and two snacks for your camper as well as a refillable water bottle and swim gear. Sign up in-house or online today to reserve your spot!

Parent’s Night Out

Coming Spring 2021!

Age: 6 weeks to 12 years old

Your child will enjoy a night of games, music, crafts, swimming, and more. The Y will provide 4-hours of supervised fun and activities along with dinner (cheese pizza). Check-in at Learning Lagoon at drop-off. Pick-up will take place at the playground gate. Please ensure that you pack any items that child may need during this timeframe (bottles, diapers, wipes, swim suit, towel, etc.)

We must have a minimum of 10 participants enrolled by the Friday before to hold a Parent’s Night Out.


Parent’s Morning Out

Coming Spring 2021!

Ages: 6 weeks – 4 years

Drop off your child at the  at the Y and let our staff watch and entertain them while you run errands or just enjoy time to yourself. Please remember to pack diapers, wipes and anything your child will need during this time, including snacks.

Wee Wonders Preschool Program

Returning in Fall 2021 | Registration Open February 1, 2021

Ages: 2 – 4 years

We carefully design every activity with our Wee Wonders Preschool Program to expand their imaginations and encourage lifelong, positive values. We offer half-day programs from the Y-Preschool Curriculum, fostering the development of the whole child and include activities that are well balanced with recreational, educational, character development and enrichment activities. Program runs with the Richland Two School District Calendar including all Holiday and In-service Days. You will be asked to provide snack for the class at least once a month (you will receive a calendar with the dates).

For more information contact Briana Johnson.

Preschool 8:45 am – 12:45 pm

Example of a daily schedule: 
8:45-9: Drop-off/ free time
9-9:30: Circle time
9:30-10:15: Lesson plan time, worksheets, etc.
10:15-10:30: Bathroom break
10:30-11:15: Hands-on activities
11:15-11:45: Snack time
11:45- 12: Bathroom break
12-12:45: Unstructured play time (playground or class room stations)


Doodle Bugs

This program focuses on small motor skills, independent play and shapes, colors, and letters. Twice a month they will attend a kids exercise class to help improve their motor skills.

Age: 2 years old (must be 2 by September 1)
Days: Two days a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

**Registration Opens February 1, 2021**


Busy Bees

This program focuses on further developing small motor skills, independent play and shapes, colors, and letters. Twice a month they will attend a kids’ exercise class to help improve their motor skills and they will also go swimming twice a month.

Age: 3 years old (must be 3 by September 1)
Days: Three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

**Registration Opens February 1, 2021**


Book Worms

This program focuses on socialization, Kindergarten readiness, independent letter recognition, popcorn (sight) words, counting, and everything they will need to be ready for Kindergarten. Twice a month they will attend a kids exercise class to help improve their motor skills, as well as go swimming twice a month.

Age: 4 years old (must be 4 by September 1)
: Monday through Friday

**Registration Opens February 1, 2021**