Very limited availability as of 7/26; act fast!

YWCA Cortland operates safe, recreational before and after school care for children ages 5-12 at six sites during the school year. Children can choose from a variety of activities. All sites provide an afternoon snack, use of a large outdoor play area, gym time (depending on school and time of year), various games, art materials, time for reading or homework, and just plain fun!

Before & After School operates Monday – Friday AM and PM

  • Before school from 6:45 am until opening
  • After school until 5:30 pm (McGraw & Marathon until 5:15 pm)

There are 2, 3, & 5-day options available; however, preference is given to 5-day registrations.

School Sites:

  • Randall
  • Smith
  • Homer Elementary
  • Homer Intermediate
  • Marathon (After-school only)
  • McGraw (After-school only)

Full-day and Full-Week Care at the YWCA

If enrolled in the School Age Program, you will have access to full-day & full-week care at YWCA Cortland, operational during all school holidays except the December Holiday Recess. This care is held at the YWCA on 14 Clayton Ave. from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. Children will be provided with a morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack, but lunches/snacks can also be brought from home. We kindly ask that you do not send food containing peanuts. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for all families due to limited space. 

Coming soon…Full-day and full-week care schedule for the 2023-2024 school year.

Enrollment opens July 10, 2023. Space is limited!

YWCA Annual Membership fee, registration fee, and first-week tuition are due with the enrollment packet.

Due to limited enrollment at each site based on license capacity, we recommend enrolling as soon as possible to ensure a spot for your child. If capacity has been reached, a waitlist for each site will be created. 

Call (607) 753-9651 for more information.