Enjoy the convenience of childcare right at your school with the Y’s after school program! 

After School: End of school day until 6:00 pm

With a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement, the Y’s after-school program serves youth in grades 4K through 4th grade with a variety of after-school activities to explore and develop their interests and talents. Engage in special projects, arts & crafts, indoor/outdoor games, a healthy snack and an opportunity to complete homework.

Registration is going on NOW!



Contact Tom Sieger, Youth Development Director, (920) 262-8555, tsieger@watertownareaymca.org.

Financial assistance available.

The program runs only on full days of school. See our School’s Out and Early Release
programs if you need care on days school is not in session.


Active Recess at Ixonia Elementary - Y FUEL

Thanks to a grant from GWCHF, the Y and Ixonia Elementary are partnering to implement active recess at Ixonia Elementary called Y FUEL (Fun, Unleash, Excel, and Learn).
This program will give the Y the ability to provide a school-to-home connect, as this school day Y staff person will transition to our Great Escape After School program at Ixonia.

Y Care Enrollment:
Please complete the following online forms and return them to the Y's Child 

Please note: Registration is complete when registration paperwork has been verified and payment fees are received.


If your child is 4 years old:

4-year-old Health Report
If you are waiving your child's immunization requirement:
Immunization Waiver
If there is a possibility that our staff will need to administer medication to your child while under our care:
Authorization to Administer Medication

If a parent will not be dropping off/picking up your child from our program (walks to school, leaves to attend another program, etc.):
Alternative Arrival/Release Form

If you need to update your bank draft information:
Great Escape Bank Draft Form