For youth development
For healthy living
For social responsibility
KidZone program is a great opportunity for learning, development, and socialization through crafts, and so much more. This outlines the guidelines for a safe, happy, healthy and fun time for all.
The Y’s drop-in KidZone is not a licensed child care center. Consequently, state guidelines restrict your child’s usage of KidZone to no more than 75 minutes total per day. We recommend you limit your child’s KidZone visit to these age-appropriate lengths.
With the help of department staff, FLY Kids will learn, grow and thrive by partaking in meaningful volunteer work that benefits Y members and programs all while fostering youth development in our young volunteers. By focusing on the 4 Core Values, FLY Kidz will begin to identify habits that create a confident and committed leader and understand the tools necessary to achieve these habits.
Old Colony YMCA has zero tolerance for inappropriate behavior involving children, and we take multiple steps to prevent child sexual abuse within our organization, including: criminal background checks, check of sex offender registry, check into employee’s prior employments and references.
All children must have a parent/guardian (18+) signed enrollment form on file at each YMCA KidZone that they utilize. For your child’s safety, a parent/guardian is required to sign their child in and out of KidZone. The parent/guardian who signs the child in must also sign the child out, unless prior arrangements have been made with KidZone staff. No one under the age of 18 is allowed to check kids in and out of KidZone.
Review this list to make sure your child is ready for KidZone.