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Childcare Options at the Y

While You Work Out: PlayZone & Energy Factory

Several of the YMCA of Greensboro branches offer drop-in childcare programs that provide you will the opportunity to bring your children into the facility during your workout. This benefit is free for all YMCA members. Parents must remain at the Y facility at all times.

Bryan YMCA

Energy Factory

Energy Factory is designed for children from 5 to 12 years old with a 1 staff to 10 child ratio. It is a fully staffed youth wellness center designed to keep kids active and busy while parents/guardians work out.

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 5:30-7:30pm

September Energy Factory Hours
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 5-7:30pm

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Hayes-Taylor YMCA

PlayZone

PlayZone is designed for children from 3 months to 12 years old.  This is a benefit for our Adult, Family and Senior memberships so as long as the accompanying adult is a member, children may use the PlayZone.  Please, no outside snacks due to food allergies, also do NOT bring sick children to PlayZone. Crying children will be given 15 minutes before a parent is called unless staff is notified differently.

Hours

We are currently not offering PlayZone hours. We apologize for the inconvenience!

 

PlayZone may only be used for a maximum of 2 hours per day.

Ragsdale YMCA

Parents Night Out
Polar Express Pajama Party

WHEN: Friday, December 9, 2022 
TIME: 6:30pm-10:30pm                                                                                                            
DROP OFF & ARRIVAL: 6:30pm-7pm | Pick Up & Departure: 10pm-10:30pm
(Afterschool participants will need to be picked up from afterschool care and brought back for drop-off at 6:30pm)
AGES: 5-12
PROGRAM COST: $20.00 Members, $25.00 Community Guests 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, December 5, 2022 (Online or In-Person)

Register Online

All aboard! The train is leaving the station and heading straight for the North Pole. Throw on your Christmas pajamas and slippers and bring a cozy blanket for the ride. On our travels, participants will enjoy pancakes for dinner, gingerbread train building, and a viewing of the movie The Polar Express complete with a hot cocoa bar.

Come prepared! We encourage participants to wear their coziest Christmas pajamas, slippers, and bring a blanket and pillow for movie time (no swimming during this event).
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please note that the majority of this event is held after YMCA hours, therefore the facility will be locked. Early pick up for emergencies only. Please use the walkie talkie located on the front patio of the YMCA to reach a staff member. Front door will be locked at 10pm.

Questions? Please contact Shawna Spencer, Youth Development Director, or call (336) 882-9622.

 

PlayZone

PlayZone is designed for children from 6 months to 6 years old. This is a benefit for our Adult, Family and Senior memberships so as long as the accompanying adult is a member, children may use the PlayZone. Please do NOT bring sick children to PlayZone. Crying children will be given 15 minutes before a parent is called unless staff is notified differently.

Hours

November 2022 Hours

Monday-Thursday: 4:30-8pm
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 10am-2pm

We are looking to add daytime hours to our schedule. Please contact Stevra Gonzalez with any questions.

 

Spears YMCA

PlayZone

PlayZone is designed for children from 6 months to 9 years old. This is a benefit for our Adult, Family and Senior memberships so as long as the accompanying adult is a member, children may use the PlayZone.  Please do NOT bring sick children to Playzone.  Crying children will be given 15 minutes before a parent will be called unless staff is notified differently.

Please note that masks are required for children ages 5-9.

PlayZone may only be used for a maximum of 2 hours per day.

Sign In and Out Procedures
When dropping off children, parents must fill out all required information on the check in/out sheet including name, phone number, location in the building, and authorized pick-ups. Children will not be released to adults not included on the authorized pick-up list.

Hours
Monday – Friday  |  8am – 12pm & 4:30pm – 7pm

Saturday  |  8am-12pm

PlayZone may only be used for a maximum of 2 hours per day.