Research shows the activities children take part in after-school—including clubs, activities and programs—have a significant impact on their successful development. YMCA has developed programs to help children be involved in healthy, positive activities during critical after-school hours.
YMCA Kids Club is an after-school recreation and leadership program for children in Grades 1 to 6. Together with supportive and caring staff, children grow, thrive, lead and belong in a safe environment. While activities are themed, they also align with the children's interests and encourage them to explore their own abilities and skills. This leads to inquisitive and independent thinkers, and brings out each child's leadership potential. YMCA Kids Club is a place where teamwork flourishes and friendships are secured. For more information and locations of YMCA Kids Club, contact the YMCA Kids Club Administrator at 403-531-1662.
This daily after-school program focuses on academic support, social development and health and wellness. Children aged eight to 12-years have the chance to grow, thrive, lead and belong in a positive environment with great role models. Kids can build friendships, improve their grades and develop a sense of belonging in school and the community. There is no fee to participate in this program. For more information, contact the YMCA Outreach Manager at 403-537-1716.
This unique partnership with Bishop McNally High School provides valuable leadership, day camp and recreation programs to the children and youth of Northeast Calgary. Various programs and initiatives are designed to meet community needs. Fees vary by program (including some programs at no cost). For more information, contact the YMCA Outreach Manager at 403-537-1716.
This weekly after-school program for children provides structured leisure activities that help build social and physical skills. Participants learn the benefits of positive play and sportsmanship. There is no fee to participate in this program. For more information, contact the YMCA Outreach Manager at 403-537-1716.