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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: Jennifer Lucchesi, Youth and Family Director,

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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 $126 $166
P.M. Care Only $194 $234
A.M. and P.M. Care $252 $292

3-Day Monthly Rate

A.M. Care Only $158 $198
P.M. Care Only $221 $261
A.M. and P.M. Care $299 $339

4-Day Monthly Rate

A.M. Care Only $194 $234
P.M. Care Only $263 $303
A.M. and P.M. Care $341 $381

5-Day Monthly Rate

A.M. Care Only $210 $250
P.M. Care Only $315 $355
A.M. and P.M. Care $404 $444


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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 2022 through May 1st, 2023. 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 contact Jennifer Lucchesi, Youth and Family Director,

Where do I pickup my child?
Pickup varies by each site. 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.

How are you handling health and wellness procedures?
The well-being and safety of children in the Y Childcare & E-Learning Academy are the YMCA’s first priority. If a child shows signs of illness while