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The YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County

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507 Broadway
Kingston NY 12401
(845) 338-3810

Facility Hours

Monday – Friday5:00am –9:00pm
Saturday7:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm

Holiday Hours

If holiday falls on a Sunday we open at 9am.

New Years DayClosed
Good Friday5:00am – Noon
Easter SundayClosed
4th of July5:00am – Noon
Memorial Day5:00am – Noon
Juneteenth5:00am-Noon
Labor Day5:00am – Noon
Thanksgiving5:00am – Noon
Christmas EveNormal* – Noon
ChristmasClosed
New Years EveNormal* – Noon

*Normal Start – depends on the day of the week on which the holiday falls.

YMCA School’s Out – Before & Afterschool Programs

YMCA School’s Out – Before & Afterschool Programs

2024-2025 Registration now Open!

All programs will start TBD.

Our School’s Out programs are committed to creating a stimulating and nurturing environment for all children and their families. We believe in building community in order to provide a sense of safety and belonging for all. We aim to partner with families to support children physically, mentally, and emotionally so they may reach their fullest potential. 

PROGRAM GOALS

  • Help children develop healthy self-esteem
  • Allow children to learn through discovery
  • Offer developmentally appropriate activities
  • Help children make new friends and find community
  • Help children pursue interests they are passionate about
  • Provide opportunities to try new things
  • Encourage healthy living practices
  • Support children in becoming curious learners and engaged community members
  • Provide an environment where children may learn, grow, and thrive

We also want to support and strengthen families by providing opportunities for 

  • building community with other families
  • sharing values
  • celebrating diversity
  • laughter and play
  • supporting each other

PROGRAM HOURS

All morning programs open at 7:00 AM Monday through Friday when school is in session. 

All afternoon programs close at 6:00 PM Monday through Friday when school is in session, with the exception of the Marbletown Programs which end at 5:45 PM. 

PROGRAM DELAYS & EARLY DISMISSALS

YMCA School’s Out programs will open two hours later if there is a two-hour delay.

We do not provide afterschool care on days when school dismisses early due to worsening weather conditions or for any unexpected reason. On those days, your child will be sent home on the bus or will need to be picked up. Please have arrangements in place through your child’s school should these situations arise.

Please sign up for the Remind app to receive School’s Out notifications to receive up-to-date program announcements and information (i.e., delayed openings and emergency dismissals): https://www.remind.com/join/kf88hg or text the message @kf88hg to 81010

DROP-IN OPTION

A drop-in option is available for both registered families and visitors. All children must be registered and fully paid in advance PRIOR to drop off. We will no longer accept unannounced drop ins. Space is limited, and we cannot guarantee that a spot will be available with short notice, so it is best to register as far in advance as possible. For your convenience, you may register and pay online at any time.

If your child is already enrolled in a School’s Out program and needs to be there an additional day, the drop-in rate is:

  • $26 for AM program only
  • $36 for PM program only
  • $54 for both AM and PM program

If your child is not registered in a School’s Out program, they can attend as a visitor. The visitor drop-in rate is:

  • $40 for AM program only
  • $54 for PM program only
  • $70 for both AM and PM program

You can register online. Click here to register for additional drop in days.

NO SCHOOL TODAY PROGRAMS

The Y will run No School Today programs on some school holidays, conference days, and breaks. These programs will held at the Y in Kingston. Click HERE for more information.

When school in your school district is closed due to inclement weather, the Y may offer a snow day program at the Kingston YMCA. To check if we are holding a Snow Day No School Program when a Snow Day is called, please sign up for the Remind app

2024-2025 HEALTH FORMS & FAMILY HANDBOOK

** children with known allergies and asthma or special health care needs will need to fill out the forms above. Children will not be permitted to attend without all the completed forms. Paperwork needs to be emailed to ymcachildcare@ymcaulster.org

2024-2025 SCHOOL’S OUT PRICING

Childcare rates are charged monthly and are not reduced for scheduled holidays or closures due to weather. Rates will not be prorated based on attendance. If your child does not attend program, you will not be credited or refunded. 

Parents/guardians/responsible adults are responsible for submitting payment for the month by the 22nd of the month prior to attendance. A $25 late fee will be charged to all open balances as of the 1st of the month. 

For rates, please see the 2024-2025 School’s Out Flyer:

2024-2025 SCHOOL’S OUT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

As of August 1, 2022, New York State and Ulster County are increasing access to Childcare Subsidies significantly. Many more families with much higher incomes will qualify this school year.  Even if you did not previously qualify, you may now qualify under the new rules.

Under these new rules, you may be eligible for the Ulster County Childcare Assistance Program (not administered by the YMCA).

Family SizeMaximum Gross Income
2$67,490
3$83,370
4$99,250
5$115,130
6$131,010

Because of this major new funding that is now available to families in Ulster County, many YMCA scholarships will be replaced by  the Ulster County Childcare Assistance Program. More information is available here: https://ulstercountyny.gov/social-services/day-care-unit

If you apply and are not approved for County Childcare Assistance, you may still apply for YMCA financial aid. Please contact the YMCA Registrar’s Office to request an application by email at registrar@ymcaulster.org or by phone at 845-338-3810 ext: 122