ChildWatch

ChildWatch is a FREE benefit for Family Members!

This popular program is designed to provide a safe and fun environment for children while parents are exercising or participating in Y programs. The ChildWatch Program is available for up to 3 hours per day. Capacity is limited, please check with ChildWatch staff for availability.

IMPORTANT CHILDCARE SCREENING INFORMATION:
Each time you sign your child in for care at the Y you will be asked a series of screening questions. If you answer yes to any of the questions below at the time of drop-off, your child will not be eligible to participate in Y programs until they have been symptom free for an appropriate amount of time.
  1. Does your child have a fever of 99.8˚? (without the use of fever-reducing or other symptom-altering medicines)
  2. Has your child experienced a persistent cough?
  3. Does your child have shortness of breath or difficulty breathing?
  4. Has your child had contact with anyone known to have a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19?

AGE: 6 weeks-12 years
COST:  FREE with Family Membership for up to 3 hours while parents are in the building, $3 per hour, per child, for up to 3 hours while parents are out of the building.  Members must fill out an out of building form and supply a method of payment before utilizing out of building.

*HOURS:
M-Th 8:30am-1:30pm, 4pm-7:30pm
Friday 8:30am-1:30pm,
Saturday 8am-12pm
*Hours are subject to change based on seasons and utilization.

REGISTRATION: Participants need to be registered in ChildWatch AND MUST have current  immunization records on file prior to starting, no exceptions.

CHILDWATCH POLICIES:

All children attending or enrolling in ChildWatch must have a current immunization record on file. No exceptions.
Children with the following symptons are not allowed in ChildWatch:
  • Fever*
  • Uncontrolled Coughing
  • Breathing difficulties (wheezing)
  • Poor food or fluid intake
  • Nasal discharge that is green or yellow
  • Vomiting and Diarrhea*
  • Skin infections
* Must be symptom free without Tylenol for 24 hours before eligible to return to ChildWatch

ITEMS TO BRING: A diaper bag or backpack with items that your child may need: diapers, wipes, change of clothes, snacks/drinks. ChildWatch is Peanut FREE.