Child Care Programs

Have additional questions about child care? Contact Childcare Director Kim Martin 715-392-5611 Ext 101

YMCAs are the nation’s largest provider of childcare. We provide high-quality programs that are family-centered and values-based to nurture children’s healthy development. We provide a safe place for children to learn foundational skills, develop healthy trusting relationships, and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Financial assistance is available.  Child Care Financial Assistance Application Form.


A licensed program for children 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten). Children will participate in outdoor/gym activities, arts and crafts, field trips, swimming, and much more. Bring a swimsuit and towel, appropriate outdoor clothing, gym shoes, and come join the fun this summer.


A licensed program for 3-5-year-olds. Each week is a different theme and includes arts & crafts, literacy, swimming, and plenty of outdoor fun. The program runs from 9:00 am-1:00 pm daily with wrap-around care available.


A Preschool Experience for 3-4-year-olds. Program runs September-May

Shooting Stars integrates the YMCA facilities with a traditional preschool experience. Children will have an opportunity to develop an increased ability to think, reason, question, and experiment. They learn how to follow directions and make choices in an environment filled with language and enrichment opportunities.  Registration Form 

Four Year Old Preschool 

Our preschool program is offered Monday through Friday 9:00am - 11:30am with wrap around care available. Our cirriculum is a blend of teacher directed and individual learning experiences. Traditional preschool education includes concepts, colors, number and letter recognition. Other activities include circle time, stories, center time, music, science, art, daily gym time and two days of swimming for large motor development. The cirriculum is planned to promote fun and learning for your child, as we strive to support the needs and desires of the families in our program. Children will learn readiness skills for kindergarten while enrolled in our four year old preschool program. 



Does your child need care before or after Shooting Stars or 4K? Children will enjoy extended hours at the YMCA. Rest time, activities, free play, gym time, and much more await your child’s day. You will have peace of mind knowing your child is in a safe and nurturing place while you are busy.  Registration Form


No school? No problem! Kids spend the day at the Y playing in the gym, swimming, and having plenty of free time to just play.   School-Age Child Care is available 7:00 am-5:30 pm during the 2022-23 school year at the Superior YMCA. Bring a lunch, towel and swimsuit. 


Kid’s Club is a safe, caring, fun environment for children ages infant-8 years old while their parents are using the facility. FREE and available for Superior YMCA Family Members only.