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Our Philosophy
The YMCA strives to build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities. Staff will work towards this by leading your child(ren) in fun-filled activities centered on character development. Our core values are respect, responsibility, caring, and honesty. While at the YMCA, your child(ren) will be guided through a variety of adventures that will encourage growth not only as an individual, but also as an integral part of your family and our community.

Youth Development Director
Joseph Benton

After School Program

2017/2018 School Year
Full Time
$170 Member | $190 Non-member
4-5 days | k-6th
Part Time
$150 Member | $160 Non-member
1-3 days | k-6th

Our after school program nurtures the whole child by inspiring academic success, healthy movement and social and emotional development. Our staff of caring, trained counselors are role models who lead activities that promote cooperation and character development. Parents can be productive at work knowing their children are in a safe and stimulating after school environment.

  • Homework Help: The YMCA's staff helps with homework to complement and enrich your child's educational experience.
  • Fun Choices: Kids have fun with friends during character development, literacy, science, art, performing arts, swimming, sports, games and more!
  • Healthy Movement: Our program gets kids moving with structured, fun physical activity.

Monthly Fees are due no later than the 5th of every month. Late payments will be assessed a $20.00 late fee. Payments are considered late if they are not received by 6pm on the 5th of the month. A one time, non-refundable, $30 registration for each individual.

There is a $10.00 sibling discount for members and a $5.00 discount for non-members.

At the time of registration participants will be signed up from August - June. If at any time you need to discontinue your after school enrollment please let us know by filling out a Program Change Form at the childcare window.

Schools Out Camps & Fun Days

The YMCA's Schools Out Camps and Fun Days are a great way for children to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities all while making new friends on their day off from school. Our program provides positive out of school time experiences for your child on school holidays and breaks. Our staff is committed to ensuring these days are packed with fun and enriching experiences. Our professionally lead team of Youth Development staff plan and organize each minute of the day to ensure your child not only has fun but also has the opportunity to gain new experiences and make new friends.

2017/2018 FUN DAYS: $25 per day

  • October 6, 2017 - UF Homecoming
  • October 20, 2017 - Teacher Workday
  • November 10, 2017 - Veterans Day
  • January 16, 2018 - Teacher Workday


  • Thanksgiving Camp
    November 20 - 22, 2017 | $75 for the week
  • Winter Break Camp
    December 20 - 29, 2017 | $80 for the first week | $90 for second week
  • Spring Break Camp
    March 26-30, 2017 | $110 for the week

Enrollment Form

Get started in the enrollment process by downloading the Seasonal Enrollment Form below, and bring it with you to the Y. For questions, please give us a call at 352-374-9622 

Download Enrollment Form

Summer Camp 2018

Starts June 2018 | More Information Coming Soon