DAVID D. HUNTING YMCA CHILD CARE

WE PAY ATTENTION TO THE LITTLE THINGS

We believe all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.  The Y’s Child Care programs help kids develop strong, positive self-esteem in a warm and nurturing environment.  We offer Full Day Child Care, Before/After School Care, Holiday Break Day Camps, Out of School Day Care, and Summer Day Camp.

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INFANT, TODDLER & PRESCHOOL CARE

We provide infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with a safe and nurturing environment filled with opportunities to grow and explore the world around them with caring professionals. Our engaging curriculum helps children reach developmental milestones and prepares them for academic learning.

Our Benefits
  • Licensed
  • FREE Preschool through our GSRP Classroom
  • NAEYC Accredited
  • Full/Part-Time Child Care
  • Low Child-teacher Ratios
  • Healthy Meals and Snacks
  • Creative Curriculum
  • Outdoor Experiences
  • All children enrolled full-time receive a free Y youth membership
  • Financial Assistance available to those who qualify

David D. Hunting YMCA Child Development Center

Infant, Toddler & Preschool

Ages: 6 weeks – 5 years old

Hours:  Monday – Friday,

6:00 am – 6:00 pm

475 Lake Michigan Drive

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616.855.9558

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Ellington Great Start Readiness Program

Preschool Only Program (Free)

Ages:  4 – 5 years old

Hours*:  Monday – Friday,

6:00 am – 6:00 pm

* Must qualify, call to inquire

600 Burton Ave.

Grand Rapids, MI  49507

616.241.6300

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David D. Hunting YMCA Great Start Readiness Program

Preschool Only Program (Free)

Ages: 4 – 5 years old

Hours*:  Monday – Friday,

6:00 am – 6:00 pm

* Must qualify, call to inquire

475 Lake Michigan Drive

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616.855.9558

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BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CARE

We provide a reliable, safe, and fun environment for your child to prepare for their school day and unwind from it.  We offer Before/After School Care, Out-of-School Day Care, as well as After School programs. Academic support from caring role models enriches your child’s educational experience and enables families to spend more quality time together.

Our Benefits
  • Licensed
  • Before/After School Care
  • Out of School Days
  • Transportation
  • Low Child-Teacher Ratios
  • Healthy Snacks
  • YMCA After School Curriculum
  • Outdoor Experiences
  • Financial Assistance available to those who qualify

Vista Charter Academy

After School Care

Ages: 5 – 15 years

Hours:  Monday – Friday, 3:30 – 6:00 pm

711 32nd St. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49548

616.246.6920

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David D. Hunting YMCA

Before & After School Care

Ages: 5 – 15 years

Hours:  Monday – Friday,

6:00 – 8:30 am & 3:30 – 6:00 pm

475 Lake Michigan Dr. NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616.855.9558

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Day Camps

Y Day Camps are your camper’s destination for fun, adventure, friendships and opportunities to discover new talents. Led by state-licensed child care staff, day campers will be immersed in exploration and disguised learning activities, all while having fun. Special activities and field trips are planned for each location throughout the summer and holiday breaks.

Our Benefits
  • Licensed
  • Full or Partial Weeks
  • Healthy Meals and Snacks
  • Outdoor Experiences
  • Field Trips
  • Gym Activities
  • Special Theme Weeks
  • Swimming
  • Sports Activities
  • Fun Learning Activities

David D. Hunting YMCA

Holiday Break Day Camps/Summer Break Day Camp

Ages: 5 – 15 years old

Hours: Monday – Friday,

6:00 am – 6:00 pm

475 Lake Michigan Drive

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616.855.9558

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