Prep for success with Educational Child Care at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Y. Select spots are currently available for children ages 3 months to 5 years.

At the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, we provide a nurturing, engaging environment for children to learn, grow and thrive. Our dedicated Educational Child Care staff keep our students’ health and safety at the forefront of everything they do, while ensuring they build the social and academic skills needed to succeed in Child Care and beyond.

Information for the 2021-2022 School Year

We’re looking forward to a year filled with fun, laughter, learning, friends and so much more! Plus, we are excited to bring back enrichment programs like music, art and science for the 2021-2022 year as well as swim lessons for our 3s and 4s classes. 

Registration is now open for the summer and fall. Children must be active members of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA to enroll in our Child Care program. You can join the Y online here. Families can then register for Child Care online by visiting and clicking “Daxko Program Registration.” For information on using our Daxko system and registering for programs, click here. If extra assistance is needed, please contact our Welcome Center at 908-889-8880. Registration also requires a non-refundable $300 deposit to secure each students’ spot for the 2021-2022 School Year.

For the 2021-2022 year, registration is for 5-day care only. The program will run from September 2021-August 2022 and will be held from 7:00am-6:30pm, Monday through Friday.

To learn more about availability in our Child Care program, to take a tour or for any questions, please contact Kathy Barros, Senior Director of Child Care Services at You also can visit our Child Care page for more information.