The values and skills learned early in life are vital building blocks for a successful adulthood, and we believe all kids deserve a strong start and a safe place to grow. Parents trust the Y’s child care programs to support and nurture their children from infancy through the teen years and help them become strong, capable and engaged young people.



Get the support you need with Preschool Child Care at the Y. Our YMCA values-based program will help your young child learn essential social, physical, and intellectual building blocks. In Y Preschool programs your child will develop skills to build character values and self-esteem, and improve kindergarten readiness. We base our educational and guidance decisions for children on our knowledge of child development.


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Afterschool Care

The Billings Family YMCA is committed to providing youth with a safe place to go during out of school time.  Our Afterschool program serves students in grades K-6 that attend School District #2 schools and other schools in Billings and surrounding areas.

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

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Schools Out Care

We offer full day care for students registered in our Afterschool Program on P.I.R. days and Early Out days.  We also provide Holiday care to youth on select days throughout the school year. Registration will open one month prior to day of care.

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