Y Play Days

At YMCA Play Days, our goal is to foster strong relationships with our kids and to provide a safe space for youth to play on a day school is out. The program is full of opportunities for children to swim at the Pat Jones YMCA, do rock climbing at the Ward Downtown YMCA, explore art and make friendships that last a lifetime. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided.

YMCA Play Days:

When the Springfield R-12 School District has scheduled school days off, child care is provided at the YMCA.

Hours: 6:30 am-6:30 pm

Fee:

$15 per child per day/YMCA Family Members;

$20 per child per day/Non-YMCA Family Members

Dates:

October 11

November 4

November 5

November 27

December 20

December 23

January 20 

February 17

March 13

April 10

YMCA Snow Days:

When the Springfield R-12 School District cancels classes by 7:00 am because of snow or ice, child care is provided at the YMCA

Hours: 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Fee:

$15 per child per day/YMCA Family Members;

$20 per child per day/Non-YMCA Family Members

Financial Assistance:

Financial assistance is available for these programs if application is submitted in advance. To learn more, or to apply for financial assistance, contact Amanda Black at 417-862-8962 ext. 2128. These programs don't qualify for state payment assistance (DSS).

See our policy on staff conduct with minors.

YMCA Winter Break Camp:

These camps cover the entire time school is out for 5 or more concurrent days, typically over Winter break and Spring break. There is not a daily rate for these programs. 

Hours: 6:30 am-6:30 pm

Fee:

$80 per child per week/YMCA Family Members;

$100 per child per week/Non-YMCA Family Members

Dates:

December 26, 27, 30

January 2, 3

YMCA Spring Break Camp:

These camps cover the entire time school is out for 5 or more concurrent days, typically over Winter break and Spring break. There is not a daily rate for these programs. Hours of operation are from 6:30 am-6:30 pm. Please contact the Y for more questions and exact program dates

Hours: 6:30 am-6:30 pm

Fee:

$80 per child per day/YMCA Family Members;

$100 per child per day/Non-YMCA Family Members

Dates:

March 16-20

Financial Assistance:

Financial assistance is available for these programs if application is submitted in advance. To learn more, or to apply for financial assistance, contact Amanda Black at 417-862-8962 ext. 2128. These programs don't qualify for state payment assistance (DSS).

See our policy on staff conduct with minors.

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