Taylor Before and After School Program

Taylor Before and After School Program

Ages: K-8th Grade

Program Hours:

  • AM Hours: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
  • PM Hours: 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.


  • Taylor YMCA
  • Lily Lake Grade School
  • Gilberts Elementary
  • Howard B. Thomas Grade School

Contact Info: 

Nathan Nelson, Youth and Family Director, nathann@gcfymca.org

Register here!  Parent Handbook

Taylor YMCA's Before & After-School program provides children a nurturing environment where they can develop healthy relationships and learn foundational skills through the Y core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. Our activities focus on leadership, teamwork, individual growth, and healthy lifestyles. We are able to accept IDHS childcare assistance payments.



2-Day Monthly Rate           

A.M. Care Only $133 $173
P.M. Care Only $201 $241
A.M. and P.M. Care $259 $299

3-Day Monthly Rate

A.M. Care Only $165 $205
P.M. Care Only $228 $268
A.M. and P.M. Care $306 $346

4-Day Monthly Rate

A.M. Care Only $201 $241
P.M. Care Only $270 $310
A.M. and P.M. Care $348 $388

5-Day Monthly Rate

A.M. Care Only $217 $257
P.M. Care Only $322 $362
A.M. and P.M. Care $411 $451


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Do you provide snack?
The YMCA provides a healthy snack for all children attending the after school program session. Parents who would like to send an additional snack are asked to only send a fruit, vegetable, or applesauce as these are shelf-stable and non-allergenic.

When is payment due?
Tuition is billed in equal payments, and is due the 1st of the month in advance - August 1st 2023 through May 1st, 2024. The cost of tuition varies and depends upon the care schedule selected.

Where do I drop off my child?
Drop off varies by each site. Please view the parent handbook above. Contact Jennifer Lucchesi, Senior Program Director, with any questions: nathann@gcfymca.org.

Where do I pickup my child?
Pickup varies by each site; please see the parent handbook linked above. Staff will greet the parent with necessary sign-out materials. Once this is completed, the child will no longer be responsible under the afterschool program for that specific day. A form of ID must be brought each time to pick up.

If a child is picked up after 6:00 PM, a fee of $1 per minute thereafter will accrue and be charged to your monthly bill.