Welcome to the YMCA childcare program at Northview!

 Northview Public Schools is excited to partner with the YMCA to provide expanded childcare offerings for our families.  Our new partnership with the YMCA enables us to host school-year before and after school programs directly in our schools (East Oakview, North Oakview, West Oakview and Highlands).  Summer childcare is offered at the Wolverine YMCA in Belmont.

Before & After School Care

Highlands, North Oakview, East Oakview & West Oakview

kids holding handsThe YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids and NVPS partner to provide before and after school childcare starting August 2017.  Our partnership with the YMCA allows us to host before and after school programs directly in our schools (East Oakview, North Oakview, West Oakview and Highlands).

The YMCA at Northview is excited to announce they are providing a meal to all students attending the YMCA child care after school at no extra cost. This meal will be delivered and provided by the YMCA daily. The meal will have all food components including fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, a grain, and protein. Students eat family style to ensure inclusiveness and to learn different table manners. This builds community with the children involved in our programs as well.


Before AND After Care:  $80 per week or $18 per day

Before ONLY: $45 per week or $12 per day

After ONLY: $50 per week or $15 per day


School Breaks: YMCA Day Camp available per day or weekly at Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA. Visit

Planned No School Days or Delays: Additional $5 for 2 hour delay, $20 for half day, $42 full day.  On planned no school days, the program will run at the Wolverine YMCA from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.  The program will run similar to day camp days with crafts and games, gym time, pool time, rock wall and other fun Y activities.  The YMCA will provide full day care on October 20th, February 19th and March 9.

On half days, the YMCA will provide before and after school care at each of the schools. Half day care begins upon the last dismissal bell. The dates of the half days this school year are October 6, October 13, December 8, January 19, February 9, February 16th, March 2nd, May 25th, June 7th and June 8th.

Additional rate information: All children enrolled full-time receive a Y Youth Membership. $50 non-refundable enrollment fee. $25 enrollment fee for each additional child. 10% sibling discount applied to oldest sibling.

NOTES:  The enrollment fee is waived for YMCA Members.

Confidential financial assistance is available to those who qualify.