Do you need someone to look after your child while you work out? We're here for you!

You may bring your child, age 6 months - 7 years old, to the YMCA Child Watch Program for a maximum of 2 hours per day. Kids will enjoy creative play in a fun, safe environment with responsible YMCA staff members. This is a free service available for Y family members.

Monday 9 AM-2 PM, 5-8 PM
Tuesday 9 AM-2 PM, 5-8 PM
Wednesday 9 AM-2 PM, 5-8 PM
Thursday 9 AM-2 PM, 5-8 PM
Friday 9 AM-2 PM, 5-8 PM
Saturday 9 AM-2 PM
Sunday 9 AM-2 PM


Reserve a spot up to 48 hours in advance by calling 212-912-2400 or stop by the membership desk.


  • Parents must remain in the building
  • Child Watch is only for members with a family membership
  • We have a ratio of one staff person present for every six children
  • There is a limit of one child ages 6-18 months for each staff person
  • A maximum of 12 children are allowed in Child Watch when there are two staff members present
  • Children who are ill will not be allowed into Child Watch while sick
  • Staff are not allowed to change a child's diaper; parents will be notified when a diaper change is needed

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