Financial Support

Financial Support

At the YMCA, no family is left behind, regardless of their financial situation. Find out how you can apply for the Affordable Child Care benefit from the government or financial assistance from the Y. YMCA Child Care centres also participate in the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative.

KFY aquatic and H2O Waterpark closures are in effect. Learn more

H2O River Run & Wave Pool schedule changes in effect Starting Sept 23 . Learn more.

Elevator at KFY is undergoing extended maintenance. Learn more

Choosing a child care provider is a big decision—you want your baby or toddler to be nurtured and cared for as well as you would do yourself. Our child care programs offer environments that are safe and stimulating, and caring, supportive infant and toddler educators who understand what makes your child special.

Children are provided with vital learning opportunities, following the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum, which helps children discover learning through creative play.

We know that kids need much more than just immediate family to grow up strong—our programs support families and provide young children with the care and support they need to reach their full potential.

Our Infant and Toddler program follows a child to staff ratio of 1:4. Babies are provided with individual, customized schedules for feeding and napping. Children spend time outside each day and are provided with healthy snacks.

YMCA Infant and Toddler care is currently offered at Little Scholars Child CareKelowna Secondary School and Queen's Park Multi-Age Child Care.

Kelowna Secondary School

We are proud to announce that KSS YMCA Child Care has been accepted to participate in the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative through the Ministry of Children and Families. This means that the fees will be reduced for all families. You'll see the reduced fees listed in the table below. (Note: part-time enrollment will receive a pro-rated amount.)

Days Time Monthly Fee Reduced Fee Registration
Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. $1225 $875 Inquire here

Queen's Park Elementary School (Penticton)

We are proud to announce that Queen's Park YMCA Child Care has been accepted to participate in the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative through the Ministry of Children and Families. This means that the fees will be reduced for all families. You'll see the reduced fees listed in the table below. (Note: part-time enrollment will receive a pro-rated amount.)

Days Time Monthly Fee Reduced Fee Registration
Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. $1175 $825 registration info

Little Scholars at Okanagan College (Kelowna)

Little Scholars is among a small group of child care facilities across the province selected as a Universal Child Care Prototype Site. These sites will test and evaluate funding and operational models that will help move British Columbia towards a universal child care system.

Days Time Monthly Fee Registration
Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. $200 Inquire here


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