Kids' Time Before & After School

As the largest provider of before and after school programs in Winnebago County, your YMCA provides family-centered, values-based programs to nurture children's healthy development.

Our Promise To Families:

  • Specially trained adult supervisors
  • Ongoing training required
  • Background checked and drug tested
  • CPR trained and certified
  • There is one staff member for every 12-15 children with a minimum of two staff at each location.

Kids' Time Curriculum:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Service Learning and character development
  • Science and technology
  • Health and fitness
  • Homework tutoring

Hours of Operation:

  • Kids' Time After School runs until 5:30 p.m.
  • Morning Program available at select schools; run from 6:45 a.m. until school begins.

Benefits of High-Quality After School Programs

  *  Gains in results on standardized achievement tests
  *  Higher rates of success in school 
  *  Increase in high school graduation rates
  *  Higher levels of cooperation with adults
  *  Children learn and practice nonviolent conflict resolution
  *  Children gain multiple caring adults in their lives who want to see them be successful
  *  Children build life-long relationships
  *  Kids’ Time participants are engaged in 30 – 60 minutes of moderate to rigorous physical activity EVERY DAY