YMCA of El Paso

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

YMCA of El Paso

The YMCA of El Paso strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


NEWS FROM THE Y


Afterschool Child Care


Family Values

With so many demands on today’s families, parents need all the support they can get. That’s why child care at the Y is about more than looking after kids. It’s about nurturing their development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.  We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life.

Because of the Y community, kids in neighborhoods around the nation are taking more interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, kids learn character shapes responsible decisions, the value of social responsibility and the gift of giving back, good sportsmanship and, most importantly, they learn to be themselves.  We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

Program Highlights

In a time when schools and families are cutting back to basics, your child, more than ever, needs the Y!  Sports, homework support, exposure to the arts, technology and time to have fun with friends are just a few highlights!

  • Affordable, licensed child care programs on school campus
  • Qualified & Caring Staff
  • Diverse & Engaging Curriculum
  • After School Sports Leagues
  • Character Development & Service Learning
  • Financial Assistance Available

Click on one of the PDFs below for more information on After School Programs occurring in your neighborhood.

Afterschool Program Flyer (PDF)

Afterschool Enrollment Form - For All Locations (PDF)

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Child Care Service (CCS) Funding Available.
CCS Application (PDF)

To be eligible for child care assistance:

1. You must reside in the state of Texas and your children must be citizens or have legal residence status.

2. You and your spouse must each be working or in training for at least 25 hours per week or going to school full time.  Work, training, or school may be combined to reach 25 hours per week.

3. Your family income must not exceed the amounts shown below:     

Number in Family

Maximum Monthly Gross Income

2

$2,145

3

$2,702

4

$3,259

5

$3,816

6

$4,374

7

$4,931

8

$5,488

9 or more

$6,045

If you can answer yes to one of the following...

1) You or your spouse are a U.S. veteran

2) You were a Choices participant and are now considered Transitional

3) You need child care for a child who has a disability

4) You are younger than nineteen and attempting to complete high school or obtain a GED

You might qualify for immediate assistance.  Call one of the CCS Customer Service representatives at (915) 533-7528 ext. 339 or 1-800-542-5057 ext. 339


YMCA AfterSchool Child Care is brought to you in part by the generous contributions of:



The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.