Mapleton Y will be closed Oct 25-Nov 2. Mapleton Y pool is closed indefinitely. Details.

Updated mask information.


Childcare While You Workout

Child Watch is available for those with an active family membership. We are offering care for children ages ‘walkers’-10 for up to 12 children at a time, and reservations are required. Details below. Please read our updated policies on the Reopening Guide before making a reservation. Reservation slots have been scheduled to correspond with fitness classes at each branch.

Our trained and caring staff provide a safe, encouraging environment for your child while you workout. Parents/guardians need to stay on the property while their child is in Child Watch. Playing, reading stories, art and crafts and other activities provide variety and fun.

Ages for Program: ‘Walkers’-10 years old. ‘Walkers’ refers to children who are able to walk on their own without assistance. We are not setting it as an age, but a developmental level. If your child is not walking confidently on their own, we are not able to provide ‘physical distancing’ that would protect the members and our staff. 

Member and Non-member Fee: Child Watch is free and is included with your Y Family or Single Adult Family Membership. Other members, including Nationwide Members, may use Child Watch for $6 per child per hour. Guests may use Child Watch for $6 per hour per child (in addition to guest fee).


Making Reservations

The first time you make a reservation or attend a virtual class, you’ll be prompted to create an account. This reservation system is tied to your membership, so you must use your email associated with your YMCA membership account. Use the same login to create an account on our mobile app. Guests must also create an account to make reservations. Members should not login as guests as guest access is restricted.

Learn More About Reservations and the Mobile App

Select the day of the week you want to attend and your branch (reservations open 50 hours in advance of the start time). You’ll see available time slots under “Start Time.”

Health Guidelines

  • Children will wash their hands immediately upon entering. 
  • All toys/supplies that will be used will be disinfected before and after use. 
  • We will deep clean our space in-between sessions to assure there is no cross-contamination between groups.

If your child is showing any of the following identified COVID-19 symptoms they will need to be sent home right away: 

Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

Children may not return to Child Watch until one of the following:

  1. They have a non-COVID diagnosis from their healthcare provider. 
  2. They have a negative COVID-19 test result.
  3. They have isolated for 10 days, they’ve had 3 days with no fever and they are no longer showing symptoms.   

Family members should notify the Y immediately if their child attended Child Watch and later found out that they were diagnosed with or were exposed to COVID-19.

Child Watch: Arapahoe, Mapleton, Longmont

303-664-5455 ext. 3710
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Child Watch: Johnstown

303-443-4474 ext. 7003
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