School Age Care

Parents will have peace of mind knowing that their child is well supervised in a caring, safe environment while they work. Children in this program will be given time and help with homework, have a light snack, be active, creative and enjoy free time. 

Benefits of our Program

  • Follow the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Standards
  • Safe and Secure Facilities
  • Trained and Compassionate Staff
  • 2 staff minimum at all times
  • 30 minutes of activity daily
  • Healthy snack
  • Homework help
  • Fun Activities
  • Open Swim (Valparaiso Family YMCA location only)

​School Age Policies:

  • All School Age Paperwork is due to the Child Care Office the Wednesday prior to the week of care
  • We offer after school care at 5 different locations
  • Before school is only available for Valparaiso Public Schools
  • Care is offered until 6pm. Late fee applies after 6pm
  • One registration packet per child is sufficient for ALL Y Child Care programs

For more information, contact Katie Ridinger, School Age Coordinator | 219.464.9543 ext 1 |

Before & After School Care | Grades K - 5

Fun Days | Grades K -5

Valpo Community Schools | Wednesday E-Learning