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About Our Program

We help hundreds of children every day reach their fullest potential in a welcoming, supportive environment. By incorporating the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility into all our before and after school care programs, we give children the solid foundation they need to thrive.

 

Our childcare programs include:

  • Convenient hours 
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Dedicated, well-trained staff
  • Publicly funded participants accepted
  • Financial assistance for those who qualify
  • Access to other YMCA programs
  • Children can swim monthly at the YMCA
  • These centers provide a 1:18 child to instructor ratio

Our Curriculum

Our school age program offers fun weekly themes that align with Ohio’s Common Core K–12 state standards.


The curriculum includes activities in the following areas: 

  • Arts & humanities
  • Character development 
  • Large motor & fitness 
  • Literacy 
  • Science and Math 
  • STEM 
  • Nutrition 
  • Service Learning Projects.

2021-2022 BASE Parent Handbook

Financial Assistance 

We provide needs-based scholarships to make before and after school programs more affordable. We use several factors—annual  income, the number of adults in your home, and the number of dependents—to determine your fee.

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Find a Childcare Program 

Interested in a before and after school program near you? Sign up for before and after school care at the BASE locations below.

Burton Y-Club

Burton Elementary

13724 Carlton St,
Burton, OH 44021

Central Y-Club

Central Primary School

799 Washington St,
Bedford, OH 44146

Goldwood Y-Club

Goldwood Elementary School

21600 Center Ridge Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116

Grant Y-Club

Grant Elementary School

1470 Victoria Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107

Hayes Y-Club

Hayes Elementary School

16401 Delaware Ave.
​Lakewood, OH 44107

Kensington Y-Club

Kensington School

20140 Lake Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116

Ledgemont Y-Club

Ledgemont Elementary

16200 Burrows Rd
​Thompson, OH 44086

North Ridgeville Y-Club

North Ridgeville Academic Center

34620 Bainbridge Rd. 
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

North Royalton Y-Club

North Royalton Elementary School

16400 State Rd.
North Royalton, OH 44133

Roosevelt Y-Club

Roosevelt Elementary

14237 Athens Ave.
​Lakewood, OH 44107

Vermilion Y-Club

Vermilion Family YMCA

1230 Beechview Dr.
Vermilion, OH 44089

Warrensville Heights Y-Club

Warrensville Heights Elementary School

21865 Clarkwood Parkway
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

West Park Y-Club

West Park Family YMCA

15501 Lorain Rd,
Cleveland, OH 44111

Westwood Y-Club

Westwood Elementary

13738 Caves Rd
​Novelty, OH 44072

Gurney Y-Club

Gurney Elementary

1155 Bell Rd
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

James A. Garfield Y-Club

James A. Garfield Elementary

10207 OH-88
Garrettsville, OH 44231