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We provide a fun, safe learning environment for kids.

We love helping kids of every age reach their potential. From infant care to day camp, we provide a nurturing and educational space for your child.

Youth Development Programs

The YMCA has a long history of providing fun, character-building youth development opportunities to communities just like ours.

The Lafayette Family YMCA is no different! With our youth development programs, we provide exceptional care for your children, while helping to strengthen their natural curiosity with valuable activities for every stage of their lives.

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Infant & Toddler Childcare

Kids ages 6 weeks through kindergarten can participate in a structured, educational environment with fun activities like crafts, story time, and playing in the indoor play area and playground.

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Kids Zone

Let our qualified, highly-trained staff provide fun activities for your child while you continue on your fitness journey! With membership, we accept kids ages 6 weeks to kindergarten.

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Children ages 2, 3, and 4 can enjoy preschool at the Y from September to May or during our summer program. We offer field trips, computer skills, swim lessons, and more!

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School-Aged Childcare

Before- and after-school childcare is available at the Lafayette Family YMCA and at several LSC and TSC schools in the area. Kids aged 5-12 can have fun in a safe space while you complete your workday.

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Summer Childcare

When school’s out for summer, you don’t have to worry about what your kids will do each day. Kids aged 5-12 are welcome to join our summer childcare for field trips, sports, games, and more!

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Straight Arrow Day Camp

Straight Arrow Day Camp offers all of the fun activities of summer camp in an environment that encourages cooperation and self-esteem. Camp sessions are available for all ages, with overnight options for ages 7 and up!

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Fourth Grade Initiative

Fourth grade is an important time of transition for kids, and we’re here to instill healthy values during the transition by providing free YMCA membership offerings for sports, fitness, and activities to meet other fourth-grade friends!

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