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. 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 time for 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 2022-2023 school year

Program Dates:

We accommodate all days the schools that are listed below are in session between September 6th - June 7th, with the exception of holidays that the YMCA is closed. See No School Care tab for more information on all day care on closed days.


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

Bluffview Montessori 2:00 -5:30 pm (Bluffview Montessori families only) Bluffview location is currently full and registration is closed. YMCA location still has availability

Public school transportation is available to our YMCA Location from most schools.

Public Transportaion is not available from:



Daily Rate:
A $15 registration fee is required upon registration once per school year.

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

Families may choose the number of days care is needed.

Financial assistance is available, and the application process is easy and confidential. For questions regarding financial assistance please contact Lisa,

Swim Days: (YMCA location only)

Grades K-2nd go swimming on Thursdays from 3:00pm-4:00pm

Grades 3rd-6th go swimming on Fridays 3:00pm-4:00pm

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