Christian County YMCA

Child Care + Nursery

Members holding an active family membership may utilize free child care services for children age newborn to 6 years old. Parents must be in the YMCA facility while their children are in the nursery. Non-members may use this service for a fee of $5.00 per child. 


Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Monday – Thursday, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.




Christian County YMCA Kids

The Christian County YMCA will provide a fun, safe atmosphere while providing child care for your child(ren). Each age level will have appropriate activities structured for their group.

Parent-Child Program Form here. 




Before School (Ages: K – 6th Grade)

Drop your student off at the YMCA as early as 6:30 am + we will take them to school on the Y bus! (Taylorville Schools only)

Care is Offered

6:00 am – 7:30 am




After School Days (Ages: K – 6th Grade)

Taylorville: The Y bus will pick up children at their respective schools – Stonington, North, Memorial, Vision Way, St. Mary’s and the Taylorville Jr. High School and bring them to the Y. We will pick up from the Taylorville High School if needed.

Pana: This service is for St. Pat’s, Lincoln and Washington School. Call the Y at 287-7271 for details.

Care is Offered

After school until 6:00 pm




School’s Out Days (Ages: K – 6th Grade)

Season: This program is offered during the school year. The facility is also closed on the following holidays: Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. The beginning and ending of the program coincides with the Taylorville Public Schools Calendar.

Care is Offered

6:00 am – 6:00 pm




Summer Day Camp (Ages: K – 6th Grade)

This program helps participants grow spiritually, physically, and mentally. Challenging activities are provided in small and large group settings under the guidance of caring, well trained staff members and children are given an experience that lasts a lifetime!

The day is designed with individual and group activities, free and structured play time, organized activities and snack time. Each day the staff observes and interacts with children maintaining an environment that is stimulating and meeting the needs of each child. Ultimately, in keeping with the purpose and mission of the YMCA, we strive to help children develop fully in spirit, mind, and body.

Some daily activities include:

  • Physical Games
  • Special Events
  • Playground Recreation Use
  • Free choice of activity
  • Snack Time
  • Peer Socialization
  • Field Trips
  • Table Games
  • Swimming
  • Arts + Crafts


Care is Offered

6:00 am – 6:00 pm


This program coincides with Taylorville Public School Calendar