Where Care Meets Achievement

The YMCA offers programs to help your child succeed in the classroom. Whether you're a new parent looking to learn how to best prepare your young one for school, or looking for a fun, enriching place for your older child to spend time after school until you get off work, the YMCA has programs helping to give them the best chance at a bright future.

• Valparaiso Family YMCA | 1201 Cumberland Crossing Dr. | Valparaiso, IN 46383​
All day Preschool (with extended care) and Half day Preschool

• Bridgepoint Church (Downtown Location) | 105 N. Washington St. | Valparaiso, IN 46383
All day Preschool (with extended care) and Half day Preschool 

EMERGENCY CLOSING: Information about closings can be found on the YMCA app, website & Child’s teacher communication app
• If School closes early, Y Care will not run
• If School is closed for the day but YMCA is open, we will hold a Fun Day until 6pm
If the YMCA is closed there will be no care available

THE Y CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Y offers scholarships to individuals and families for Y membership and programs, including child care. To apply for financial assistance, please stop by the Child Care office or call 219.464.9543 to inquire. We accept CCDF vouchers (Parents must contact Head Start to receive state funding).

For more information about our programs, contact Melanie Hoffman, Childcare Director | 219.464.9543 ext 7 | mhoffman@valpoymca.org

Enhanced measures to keep kids healthy and safe

Tiny Tots Y Program | Ages 2-3

Toddler Child Care | Ages 2-3

Which Location is Right for My Child?

Top 5 things to know before Toddler & Preschool Arrival

Little Paw | Ages 3-6 | Preschool Enrichment Program

Preschool & Pre-K | Ages 3-5 | Half and Full Days

Top 5 things to know before School Age Enrollment

Before & After School Year Care | K-5th Grade

FUN Days | K-5th Grade

Valpo Community Schools | Wednesday E-Learning

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