Child Watch
Member Benefit for Ages 6wks - 9yrs

Did You Know?
Every Valparaiso Family YMCA member is entitled to up to (2) hours of FREE Child Watch per day for their children aged 6 weeks - 9 years. Let our highly trained and nurturing staff keep an eye on your little one so you can spend some time exercising! We know that healthy parents help to raise healthy children!

Child Watch Hours: 

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday*: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm  (*Closes at Noon-Memorial day to Labor day)
  • Sunday: Closed

Capacity limits do apply - we want to make sure we are able to adequately care for all children who visit us! To ensure we have a spot for your child, we highly encourage you to make a Reservation prior to visiting. Download our Child Watch Parent Handbook for more information. Call Child Watch to reserve your spot at 219.462.4185 ext 240.

Note: reservations are only available for Valparaiso Family YMCA members at this time. If you are a non-member or Nationwide participant, you may still use Child Watch, however it will be available on a "first come, first served" basis if spots are available. 


  • Monday - Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Saturday*: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm  (*Closes at Noon-Memorial day to Labor day)
  • Sunday: Closed