915 Hawthorne Avenue
Athens, GA 30606

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.


Hours of Operation:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 12:15 pm; 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Sunday: Closed
Ages & Time Limits


Child Watch is available for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. We encourage 12-year-olds to work out with their parents. Each child is able to stay in child watch up to 2 hours. 


Please note: child watch operating hours are subject to change due to inclement weather, schedule maintenance, cleaning and sanitizing, or unsafe conditions. 



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.