Child Care

Child Care Programs (6 weeks – 5 years)

Are you seeking high quality, reliable child care services at an affordable price? Look no further than the Y for your child care needs! Our Childcare Centers are fully licensed by the Department of Human Services and participate in Keystone Stars. We provide a safe and secure environment in which children can develop to their fullest potential.

YMCA Early Learning Center – Fleetwood

Conveniently located on the site of the former Richmond Elementary School in Fleetwood, PA. Click here to take the virtual tour.

Reading YMCA Childcare Center

Located in the heart of downtown Reading, PA, our STAR 4 childcare center has offered reliable care to our community since the 1980’s. 

Pre-K Counts (3-5 years)

Did you know that 90% of all brain development occurs by age five? That’s why Pre-K Counts! 

Our Pre-K Counts Program operates at our Reading YMCA Childcare and provides free, full-day Pre-K to qualifying families in the Greater Reading area. The program serves children ages 3-5 and strives to prepare children for Kindergarten and beyond.

For full eligibility requirements, please click here

Before and After School Care (K-6)

Send your child somewhere cool before and after school! The YMCA of Reading and Berks County provides care to a variety of school districts at our Keystone STARS rated locations.

While you’re at work, you can rest easy knowing your child is making the most of their time. In each of our programs, students receive homework help, play large group games and sports, learn STEAM subjects through hands-on activities, and keep busy with a variety of other engaging activities!

Summer Programs (K-6)

Explore a summer of endless possibility at the Y! The YMCA of Reading and Berks County offers summer day camp and playground programs at 10+ locations across Berks and Lancaster Counties. In all of our programs, we promise plenty of fun in the sun, physical activity, learning opportunities, and swim time or water play. 

Interested in Overnight Camp Experience?

Want more information – call South Mountain YMCA Camps at 610-670-2267 or visit www,