The YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities is proud to offer the School-Age Child Care (before & after school) program, to youth in our community in kindergarten through 5th grade. All of our child care sites are licensed by the State of Washington and accept state subsidy (DSHS) payments.

Enrollment for the 2015 – 2016 School opens Monday August 3rd! Our 2015-2016 registration forms will be available online and at our offices the Friday before registration begins. If you have questions or would like to visit any of our sites, please call the YMCA at 374-1908 or email your question to and we’ll get right back to you.

We provide program options at 11 Kennewick Elementary Schools. Our program operates from 6:30am-6pm. YMCA School-Age Child Care programs are primarily held in gymnasiums/cafeterias or combination of both throughout the Kennewick School District.  Our programs serve students at the following schools:

School-Age Child Care program sites:
Canyon View Elementary Ridge View Elementary
Cascade Elementary Southgate Elementary
Cottonwood Elementary Sunset View Elementary
Edison Elementary Vista Elementary
Hawthorne Elementary Washington Elementary
Lincoln Elementary

We offer a variety of of program options in order to accommodate different family schedules. Families are required to pay an annual $50 non-refundable registration fee, and a full month’s tuition payment due at the time of registration. Like all Y programs, Child Care is open to everyone; we accept DSHS payments and financial assistance is available to the extent possible thanks to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.

AM & PM $299/month
AM ONLY $173/month
PM ONLY $222/month
AM & PM $233/month
AM ONLY $132/month
PM ONLY $151/month
PM ONLY $85/month

Registration Information

Registration forms will be available the Friday before registration begins.

If you have questions please feel free to contact us by calling 509-374-1908 or by email at

Current School-Age Child Care families: Spring Break, Winter Break and Summer Break Programs require separate registration and payment prior to participation.  Registration information is generally available the month prior to all Break programs.

Required Registration Forms:

Addtional Forms and Information:

School-Age Child Care Site Cell Phone Numbers

School-Age Child Care program contact numbers:
Canyon View Elementary 509.947.5764
Cascade Elementary 509.948.5441
Cottonwood Elementary 509.948.5202
Edison Elementary 509.948.5226
Hawthorne Elementary 509.948.5469
Lincoln Elementary 509.948.5258
Ridge View Elementary 509.948.5513
Southgate Elementary 509.948.1173
Sunset View Elementary 509.948.5639
Vista Elementary 509.948.5491
Washington Elementary 509.948.5465

Contact Jordan Engel (509) 374-1908 X109 or Brianna Kimsey X105 for more information about Camps and other YMCA School-Age Child Care programs!

Financial Assistance Funding made possible by generous donations to the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities Annual Campaign and support by the United Way of Benton-Franklin Counties.

United Way of Benton Franklin Counties