Before & After School Childcare

After School Academies


YMCA Before & After School Academies offer a safe, productive environment for your child to enjoy structued play, in-town field trips, afternoon snack, arts and crafts, character development, and homework & tutoring with our experienced, certified staff. Through generous funding from the 21st Century Learning grant we are able to provide a safe, caring before and after school environment for over 700 youth in the Dodge City community.

Students from ALL schools may attend the after school program. 

 After School Care is available at each elementary school & the YMCA.

Before School Care is available at the YMCA and at Sunnyside Elementary.

Scholarships are available! 

To enroll or apply for a scholarship, pick up a packet from the Welcome Center at the Y. 


*Sign up at the YMCA by Sunday or with your Site Coordinator by Friday each week to get enrolled!

You may enroll for the entire semester as well.
Questions? Contact us at 620-225-8157 or Katelyn at