Transforming Youth in Y Afterschool

The YMCA of Austin is part of a large network of YMCA’s across the country that are all invested in nurturing the potential of youth from cradle to career. Together, we are the largest provider of youth programs in the United States serving over 9 million kids each year, 600,000 of those kids are through the Afterschool Program. 

Starting this 2016-2017 school year and through YMCA of the USA’s Afterschool Upgrade, the Y of Austin will be making some changes to help foster social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development in all Y Afterschool children. You may have already noticed family boards at the program sites, and your kids may have engaged in Y chats with our staff. This is just the beginning and as the school year progresses, you will notice more enhancements to Y Afterschool, all of which are designed to stimulate and support your child’s development. 

We aim to provide a happy and healthy environment for children to learn and grow. At Y Afterschool, participants learn new skills (achievement), build relationships, and find their sense of belonging. Taking a longer term view, these positive outcomes and attributes affect not only the individual but also society for global good. 

We’re excited to partner with parents for their child’s development and provide opportunities to strengthen the family unit. We invite you to join our cause and register today. 

Registrations are now being accepted via email, mail, and in-person.Registrations will be processed within three business days and Y staff will communicate your child’s start date. Please note that waiting lists exist at many programs.Afterschool 2016-17 Enrollment Forms (Spanish)

For questions, please call 512-236-9622 or email the Program Services YMCA.

For more information about Y Afterschool, please visit here

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