YMCA School Care

    YMCA K-5th Programs at Bear Creek 

    The YMCA of Boulder Valley has been providing exemplary elementary school programs for local families since 1975. Whether you are looking for sports, arts, homework support or healthy lifestyle activities, our programs foster creativity and experiential learning to meet all children’s interests!

    The year-round plan includes a free YMCA family membership and the school-year plan includes a 50 percent discount off a YMCA family membership.

    Schedule Options
    • Full-Time: before and after school care (4-5 days per week).
    • Part-Time: before and after school care (1-3 days per week).
    • Drop-In: Use as needed. Before school care, after school care, on school days off.

    School Year Program Hours
    · Before School Program: 7:00am until school starts (We must have a minimum of 6 children enrolled to run the              program).

    · After School Program: school dismissal until 6:00pm ​
    · School Day Off Camps: The YMCA of Boulder Valley School Age Programs provides full day programs on school days off. Kindergarten & 1st grade participate in this program at Bear Creek Elementary and grades 2-5 are housed at Mesa Elementary School. Registration for the programs are on the YMCA website or forms can be provided during, before, or after care in the cafeteria.

    How to Register

    Registration information and forms are available at ymcabv.org, at either of our YMCA centers or from the site director at your school.   

    Registration forms may be completed electronically or filled out on a hard copy.

    Completed registration packets can be emailed to reg@ymcabv.org, dropped off at one of our YMCA centers or handed in directly with your school site director.

    Activities at your child’s school include:

    • Sports and active games
    • Homework time
    • Arts and crafts
    • Science and building activities
    • ​Healthy lifestyle/cooking projects
    • Team building and group games
    • 4th and 5th grade leadership program
    • CLUBS: creative interest centers
    • Swimming lesson opportunities
    • School day off camps

    For more information on schedule options, fees, dates, etc.  Please access our website.

    Cell Phone: 720-933-2318,  Email:  bearcreek@ymcabv.org