Y Child Care

2 hours complimentary for members with children


6 months to 11 years*

*Please click here to see modified policies for Phase 2 Reopening starting June 1.

Registration:  Click here to register June 1-5

The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Child Care is a 2-hour complimentary service provided to members with children ages 6 months to 11 years. Children may participate in stories/crafts and free play. Parents must remain on the Y campus while using this service. Please provide and label all supplies (snacks, diapers, wipes) necessary. Punch cards are available at the service desk for program participants.


  • Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 4 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Saturdays, from 8 - 11:30 a.m. (September through May)

Hours are subject to change based on the number of children in child care.  If no children are in child care one-half hour before closing time, the provider will be excused.  


  • Member:  Free with Family membership or Single Parent Family membership
  • Program Participant:  $1.25/each child per hour