Drop In Child Care At The Y | Alexandria | YMCA DC

School Age Program


At the Y, we set ourselves apart because we deliver a youth experience that intentionally fosters each child’s cognitive, social-emotional and physical development through opportunities and experiences which focus on achievement, relationships, and belonging. We offer safe, supervised activities and daily schedules that include swimming & sports, group games, homework support, arts & crafts, STEM, and more!

Alexandria City Elementary Schools that bus to the Y:

  • Charles Barrett (YMCA Bus)
  • Cora Kelly (YMCA Bus)
  • Jefferson-Houston (ACPS Bus)
  • Lyles-Crouch (YMCA Bus)
  • Mount Vernon (ACPS Bus) 


Monday-Friday: 2:45pm-6:30pm


  • Full time & part-time care available
  • School’s Out Day Camps are available (pre-registration required)
  • Holiday, Spring and Winter Break programs available.
  • Financial assistance available
  • Balance of planned and club-based curriculum
  • Qualified & caring staff

For more information, including the schools that we serve and availability, please contact Summer.Wilson@ymcadc.org or call 703-838-8085.