Child Care

Child Care Programs

2019 Preschool Open house

preschool Open House Flier 3.13.19 UPDATED 2.6.19



Funded by a grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, the YMCA will implement the Positive Action Program at Greensville Elementary School. The Positive Action Program is an evidence-based program that promotes positive actions for the whole self: physical, intellectual, social and emotional and improves students’ success, wellness, and happiness.

Family YMCA of Emporia-Greensville Child Care



    Preschool website

The YMCA offers Pre-School for children ages 3 & 4. The program is licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services and features the Creative Curriculum, a nationally recognized, research-backed curriculum that emphasizes a hands-on, learn-by-play approach. Children receive individualized learning, structured daily schedules, morning and afternoon snacks and positive reinforcement.


Click here to see the preschool flier.




The YMCA offers School Age Child Care for children ages 5-12. The program is licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services and includes before and after-school care. Upon arriving at the YMCA, the kids receive a healthy snack, are assisted with their homework, participate in character values activities, have physical fitness time, and have access to the playground, computers, and creative play stations.

Click here to download the Child Care Registration Form

Click here to download the Parent Handbook

Click here to download the Financial Assistance Application.  

Click to download the form 4506-T to submit with the Financial Assistance Application if you cannot provide a 2017 federal income tax return.  

Click here to download form DMV-CR93 to complete and attach to your Financial Assistance Application.



The YMCA Child Watch program provides childcare for children ages 3 months – 12 years old while the kids’ parents are in the facility working out. The service is free for household memberships and $2 per child for parents with single memberships. During Child Watch hours, the children are always supervised by two staff members and participate in creative free play. 

Click here to download a copy of our Child Watch Policies and Procedures.

Click here to download a Child Watch Information Sheet. Complete one for each child and bring with you on your first visit.