Before/After Care

YMCA Before and After School Program

The YMCA provides on-site licensed before and after school care for elementary families from 7:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.. YMCA Before and After School programs focus on safety, health, social growth, and academic enrichment for children ages 5-12. For information about rates and to learn more, visit or visit your school office.

Financial Assistance, fee subsidy for qualifying military families, DSHS, and other Third Party Provider assistance is available.

Register Online

  1. Visit
  2. Under the Categories tab on the left, select Licensed Childcare, then select Tacoma Public Schools
  3. Select the course listed as Registration Fee 23-24 and complete the steps for the $50 registration fee.
  4. Once the fee is processed, you should receive an email with a link to complete the registration application. If you do not receive an email with a link, please email

Need Help? Contact YMCA