YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development
Child Care

Our programs, classes and activities are designed to engage children and help them develop the values, skills and confidence they'll need to succeed as adults.

The Kearney Family Y is committed to youth development. We believe every child deserves the chance to reach his or her full potential. We offer licensed child care that offers activities to give children of all ages a safe and nurturing place to learn, grow, and thrive. By helping children, the Y is working to bring about lasting, meaningful change.

Full Time Child Care—ages 18 months-5 yrs

The Child Development Center is open 6:30am-6:00pm Monday-Friday. Developmentally appropriate activities, focused on the seven domains of growth and learning, are included in each day. Our teachers are experienced and have degrees or have taken classes related to Early Childhood Education. All staff is CPR, 1st Aid certified and trained in Child Abuse Prevention.

Child Watch—ages 6 months-6 years

Enjoy your work out while your children play, explore and learn with experienced, caring Y staff. During your child's stay, Y staff will provide a fun experience in a safe environment.

Kearney Family Y Child Watch accommodates children 6 weeks of age through 6 years. Included with Family Membership and limited to 1 hour 45 minutes a day per child. Members without a Family Membership and Guests may use this service at $4 per hour payable at the Service Desk when signing in. Parents must remain on the Y premises while children are in the play area. Bottles, diapers and baby wipes must be provided by the parent.


Monday - Friday

8:15am - 11:45am

Monday - Thursday

5:00pm - 8:00pm


The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.