Albany YMCA Child Watch

We’ll watch your kids while you focus on you.

Child Watch is a drop-in service that provides an interactive and healthy place for your child to play so you can enjoy your YMCA visit and work out with peace of mind. Exclusively for use by YMCA members, Child Watch is available for a maximum of two hours per day. All Child Watch staff are CPR/AED and First Aid certified and committed to work with you to help your child feel secure and welcome at the Y.  Serving children aged birth through 10 years old.

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M - TH: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
M - TH: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SA: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SU: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Child Watch is available for a maximum of 2 hours per day and, for members, it’s just $2/hour per child. All others will be charged $4/hour per child. Please check in at the Welcome Desk to buy Child Watch tickets and bring them with you into the Child Watch room. No payments are accepted in Child Watch.

Contact Information:
Alicia Butler
Program Director
(510) 525-1130