YMCA Child Care

  • The Great South Bay YMCA, in partnership with the Massapequa School District, is pleased to provide a New York State-licensed Before and After School Child Care Program.

    • The programs are available for children in grades K-5 with site locations at each elementary school. 
    • The program provides a safe and caring environment for school-age children of working parents. 
    • Supervision is provided by the YMCA professional staff members.
    • The YMCA offers a wide variety of daily activities including: arts & crafts, sports, field trips, special events, cooking, homework time, snack time and much, much more.

Before & After School Child Care Program

  • Registration:

    • Information is available by contacting the YMCA central office at (516) 778-4791


    • Before School: 7:00 AM
    • After School Dismissal: 6:00 PM


    • There are 5- and 3-day options offered

New Member Lottery

  • Due to the popular demand of our programs, space is extremely limited.  A new member lottery is held each winter (February or March) for the upcoming school year. If you do not get in through the lottery, your name will automatically be placed on a waiting list.

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  • Maureen Cooney
    School Age Child Care Director
    YMCA Central Office
    (516) 778-4791

    Summer Contact Number
    (631) 665-4255, x6747