Child Watch

The Athens YMCA provides Child Watch services to those with a family membership. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun and friendly environment for Y children as families strive to live a healthy lifestyle.


Child Watch will close at 5 pm on October 31st


Hours of Operation:
  • Monday - Friday: 8 am to 12:15 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm
  • Saturday: 8 am to 12 pm
  • Sunday: Closed
Ages & Time Limits


Child Watch is available for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

  • Children ages 6 weeks to 1 year are allowed up to 1 hour and 30 minutes of care per day
  • Children 1 year to 12 years are allowed up to 2 hours and 30 minutes of care per day

Please note: if you have children of different ages, your time limit will be based on the age of the youngest child.



Membership Location & Guest Policy


Children and families who use Child Watch are required to have a family membership at the Athens YMCA. Guests and out-of-town visitors are not permitted to use Child Watch. 



For additional questions, please contact Youth & Family Programs Director Gina Jackson - or (706) 543 - 6596.