K - 6th Grade

Join us for school year fun and allow your child to learn, grow, and thrive at the Y, while creating lasting friendships and developing lifelong skills! We offer flexible daily After School childcare for children in K-6th grade. Transportation from schools to designated site location is provided daily by Winona Area Public Schools; Ridgeway is not included. Our after school care program strives to create a safe and welcoming environment for children and promote the YMCA core values through lessons focused around youth development, healthy living, and social-emotional learning. Children have with games and activities, a healthy snack, daily outdoor and gym time, playtime, arts and crafts and team building. In addition, homework time with the help of well-trained counselors. Registration is limited. 

Registration Dates:

Open now for 2021-2022 school year

Program Dates:

We accommodate all days the schools that are listed below are in session between September 8th - June 11th, with the exception of holidays that the YMCA is closed.


Central (YMCA) 2:45-5:30pm (open to students from all schools)

Bluffview Montessori 2:00 - 5:30 pm (Bluffview Montessori families only)

Daily Rate:
$10/day for the first child; $8.50/day for each additional within the family.

Families may choose choose the number of days care is needed.

Financial assistance is available, and the application process is easy and confidential. 

Registration & Payment:

Program registration can be completed online or at the Front Desk. Registration closes the Thursday before the upcoming week. Emergency contact and payment forms must be completed, along with current immunization records prior to the first day of care. Financial assistance is available for those meeting income guidelines; the application process is easy and confidential. 

Payment On File:

All After School Care Monthly Participants are required to have a payment method on file within their account prior to September 1st, or the 1st of the beginning month of childcare. If a payment is returned or funds are unavailable, a notice will go out providing parents or guardians 7 days from original payment date to resubmit payment. If payment is not made within 7 days, the child/children will be removed from the program until payment is received.

Covid Protocols in ASC: 

At the Winona Family YMCA, the safety and well-being of members, staff, volunteers, participants and the broader Winona community are always a top priority. COVID-19 protocols and procedures are in place to help protect participants and staff, and we will continue to monitor the guidance and recommendations of health professionals. 


Thank you for choosing us for your after school care needs!

We thoroughly enjoy creating a safe, fun space for your children!

Contact Information

Brandy Walentiny

Youth Development Director

(507) 454 -1520 ext 104