Y Child Care

2 hours complimentary for members with children


Click here to register for Child Care November 23-27


Hours & Age 

Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 4 - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ages 6 months through 11 years

Capacity & Reservations

  • No more than 10 children are allowed in Child Care within a time frame.
  • Maximum 2-hour time limit per shift.
  • Reservations required.  Parents may sign up for up to four consecutive 30-minute time slots.Parents who no-show for a reserved slot will not be allowed to sign up again for one week.
  • Example:If you will be working out from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., you will need sign each child up for the 11 a.m. AND the 11:30 a.m. time slots.
  • Link is listed above


  • Child’s temperature will be taken upon arrival.  Temperature must be 100.3 or below.
  • No outside items may be brought into Child care, including snacks and/or drinks.  Exception:  Items for the immediate needs of infants & toddlers will be allowed, such as bottles, baby wipes and diapers.
  • Y staff will provide water for children as needed.
  • To minimize parent contact with high-touch surfaces, staff will sign children in and out.

Please also read the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Phased Reopening Facility Guidelines before entering.

Contact Tanya Kenner at tanya.kenner@ymca-ywca.org or call 641-752-8658.


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