Ches Penney Family YMCA Child Care – Rotary Child & Family Development Centre

COVID-19 Response – Current Status

Based on the YMCA Playing to Learn emergent curriculum our all-day child care program is licensed by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Parents can drop their children off any time after 7:45 am and pick up any time before 5:00 pm.  The infant program starts at 8:00am.

The full-day programs include morning and afternoon snacks, and a hot lunch.

Programs run five days per week year-round and are closed for statutory holidays. All programs are full-time (five days per week). All registrants are subject to a non-refundable registration fee upon registration. 

How do I get my child into the regulated child care program?
  1. You must complete the Child Care Waitlist and Registration Application Form to be added to the waitlist.
  1. You will be contacted by the Registrar when a space becomes available.
  1. To confirm your space please contact the Registrar by email or phone and arrange to pay the registration fee. We ask that you accept/reject the space offered within 48 hours of YMCA contact. If you reject a space offered, you can request to be added to the waitlist again for a future space. Registration fee payment methods are credit card or debit from bank account. We do not accept cash or cheque. Registrar 709-726-9622 x 226.
YMCA Child Care Centre – 35 Ridge Road  Program Age Caregiver Ratio Daily Cost Jan. 2022
Infant Full Day 0-24 months 1:3 $15.00
Toddler Full Day 18-36 months 1:5 $15.00
Preschool Full Day 33-69 months 1:8 $15.00

For more information please contact the Registrar at 709-726-9622 x 226 or email

Related Information

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Child Care Waitlist and Registration Application
Playing To Learn Brochure
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Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) Process for YMCA Child Care and Day Camp
Covid-19 Questionnaire
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