Child Care

The YMCA

 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 before and after school-year programs for grades K-6 directly at the East Oakview, North Oakview, and West Oakview buildings.  Summer child care is offered at the Wolverine YMCA in Belmont.

Students from Highlands Middle School can also be registered and will attend the West Oakview location.

A Quick Message

Greetings Northview YMCA Child Care Families,

 

We sure have missed our school age child care communities during this time, which has us looking forward to the start of YMCA Child Care programming for the 2021/2022 school year! Below is A LOT of information to help you understand and navigate our registration system this year as we adjust our childcare opportunities to match the NVPS school schedule.

 

Starting today, updated program registration for the YMCA School Age Child Care is open!

 

Due to the current circumstance, the YMCA is increasing the rate for BAC the 2021/2022 school year. There is also additional registration options to accommodate the Wednesday morning delayed start.

School Age Childcare Enrollment Packet: With this being the start of a new school year, we need updated enrollment packets for each of your students. Please click here to complete this year’s packet and have it submitted no later than noon on Wednesday, August 19th! We must have a completed packet for your student before they can start in our program and this deadline will give us enough time to process your student’s information ahead of their start in our childcare program.

No School Day Child Care: Outside of regularly scheduled weekly programming, the YMCA will continue to offer child care opportunities on no school days and snow days for your child when school is not in session. No School Day Child Care will be $50 per day.

Sibling Discount: We will also maintain the sibling discount, which is 5% off your weekly registration rate for each additional sibling utilizing our child care program.

Enrollment Fee: There is an enrollment fee of $25 per child that will be billed upon your completion of registration.

Contact

Contact Sarah Maze at  smaze@grymca.org or (616) 855-1443.

Program Rates

1 day Before or After $20

2 day Before or After $28

3 day Before or After $38

4/5  day Before or After $60/week

Registration

Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open!

Families will need to register for the days they need care for each specific week. We apologize for the inconvenience, however we want to ensure we have your child registered for the correct days of attendance. If you have any registration questions please reach out to Jodi Phaneuf, YMCA Registration and Billing Coordinator, at jphaneuf@grymca.org

Schedule Changes and Program Cancellation Policies for the 2021/2022 School Year

Scheduling for 2, 3, or 4/5-Day Rate Plans: When registering for 1-Day through 5-Day rate plans, you will be asked to confirm which days of the week you will utilize care for the duration of the school year. You can go into your online account to update the days you need care for yourself. If you require assistance with this process, please reach out to our Billing Coordinator, Jodi, at 616-855-9563 (jphaneuf@grymca.org). Due to capacity of registration each day, we will need to assess the ability to adjust your request. If schedule adjustments are made, your financial rate plan may increase or decrease. YMCA will not pro-rate days of care.

Scheduling for Wednesday Single Day Rate Plan: The Y will be providing a single day option for Wednesday mornings only to help support the Wednesday delayed option. When registering the single day option will be available.

Wait List Fee: All School Age Programs will have a non-refundable wait list placement fee of $25 per child. If you have registered your child for programming and need to cancel care until a later date a one time wait list fee will be applied to your account. This will secure the child’s name on the waitlist but does not guarantee that care will become available.

Cancellation of Individual Weeks and Holding Fee: If you need to cancel individual weeks of care throughout the school year, you may hold your space in the YMCA Child Care program, however you will be charged a holding fee of 50% of your weekly tuition rate for weeks that your student(s) does not attend child care and it will guarantee your spot.

Cancellation of Enrollment: If circumstances change during the school year and you plan to end enrollment with the YMCA Child Care program, you will need to notify your program director with a two week cancellation notice to ensure you are not improperly billed. If you are not able to attend due to COVID-19 guidance from the state or your doctor, you will not be billed during that time.

Times

Highlands students will be picked up at Highlands and bussed over to West Oakview.

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri Programming

Before/After School Care

AM Care | 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM

PM Care | 3:40 PM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday Programming

Before/After School Care

AM Care | 6:30 AM – 9:30 AM

PM Care | 3:40 PM – 6:00 PM

Daily Reminders

Because our programs involve outdoor activity, please send your students with adequate winter wear, including a coat, hat, and gloves.

 

To ensure the safety of the children in our programs, staff may request a photo ID to confirm the identity of any authorized pickup before releasing the child.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions Document for answers.

Parent Handbook

Questions? Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our program at North Oakview, East Oakview, West Oakview or Highlands Middle School, please contact Sarah Maze via email at smaze@grymca.org or by phone at (616) 855-1443.  Alternatively you can contact Ryan Rose at rrose@grymca.org or by phone at (616) 855-1447.