BASE Child Care News Post

Published: 07/11/2023 - 8:00 AM

Great news, Upper Perk parents! We're offering Before/After School Care at the Y!

Your kids can experience tons of fun activities at the Y before and after regular school hours. This includes swim time, gym classes, art classes, and more!

We will serve Hereford Elementary, Marlborough Elementary, and the 4th/5th Grade Center. Our Y is licensed by the PA Department of Human Services. Transportation is provided. Financial assistance is available.

Before school care begins at 7:00 AM. After school care is available until 6:00 PM.

Program Info:
  • Family meetings are required for all new registrants
  • 1/2 of a month's tuition is due at registration and is applied to your last month of care/June 2024
  • August 1 is the last day to withdraw to receive a refund for deposits and registration fees.
  • Registrations for the first day of school MUST be received by August 1, 2023.
  • Registrations AFTER August 1, 2023 may not be able to start until October 1, 2023.
  • Withdrawals require 30 days written notice.
  • Monthly tuition starts September 1, 2023.
A Typical Day:

3:00 - 3:15 PM — Arrival to the program

3:15 - 3:30 PM — Handwashing and snack

3:30 - 4:30 PM — Homework or quiet activity

4:30 - 5:30 PM — Activity centers or gym play time

5:30 - 6:00 PM — Small group activities and clean up

  • Before School Care : $289
  • After School Care : $375
  • Before & After School Care : $491
  • Non-member Registration Fee: $60
How to register:

1. Login to your online account.

Online Account

2. If you already have an account, you can login here. If you are unsure if you have an account, click below to look it up. Once your account is found, click ACTIVATE to have a password reset link sent to you to create a new password and login.

Find Account

3. Click on the Child Care Tab at the top of the page.

4. Filter by Upper Perkiomen YMCA in the location dropdown menu and click Search.

5. Select Before and After School Enrichment from the lefthand menu.

6. Find your preferred option and follow the prompts to register.

For more info:

If you have additional questions, please feel free to email our Advanced Child Care Director, Keri:

Email Keri


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