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School Age Childcare

Building Strong & Bright Futures For Your Children.

With so many demands on today’s families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care at the YMCA of Greater Whittier focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

Call (562) 217-4953 for more information.

Uptown YMCA Child Care Center
12510 E. Hadley St. Whittier Ca. 90601
Kindergarten – 8th grade
Facility License # 191501150
6:30 am to 6:30 pm

East Whittier YMCA Before & After School Enrichment Center
15740 Starbuck St. Whittier Ca 90603
Kindergarten – 8th grade
6:30 am to 6:30 pm

Ocean View Elementary School
14359 2nd St. Whittier, CA 90605
Phone: (562) 907-6400

Orchard Dale Elementary School
10625 Cole Rd. Whittier, CA 90604
Phone: (562) 789-7000

We provide transportation to and from the following schools during the school year:

East Whittier– schools pick up from Murphy Ranch Elementary, Leffingwell Elementary, Scott Elementary,  Granada Middle School, Meadow Green Elementary , Jordan Elementary

Uptown– Sorenson Elementary, Mills Elementary, Phelan Elementary, Orange Gove Elementary, Lydia Jackson Elementary, Hoover Elementary, Dexter Elementary


What services do we provide?

  • Provide transportation to and from most schools in the following school districts: Lowell Joint, East Whittier, Whittier City, and Los Nietos
  • All day program offered on most school holidays
  • Well-trained professional staff
  • Staff is CPR and First-Aid certified
  • Youth membership included (with full-time enrollment)
  • Healthy snacks
  • Homework club
  • Food and Fun Curriculum
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sport activities

If you would like your child to attend one of the many extracurricular activities, we will transport him or her to the class, subject to minimum enrollment, at no extra charge.

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