Lunenburg County YMCA Child Care & Afterschool Programs

Record #: TOB0022
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2016
Last Full Update: 24 Mar 2015


Located In Bridgewater
Where To Find Us
NSCC - Lunenburg Campus, Lunenburg County YMCA
75 High St
Bridgewater, NS B4V 1V8
Areas Served Lunenburg County


Phone 902-543-6399
Contact Candy Lohnes, Director of Children’s Services, Lunenburg County YMCA; Phone: 902-543-9622; Email:
Alternate Contact Johnathan Gregorash, Centre Manager, Lunenburg County YMCA; Phone: 902-543-9622; Email:

Description & Services

Information The YMCA provides quality childcare by employing qualified educators who fulfill our high expectations for program delivery. All YMCA Preschool and School Age programs are licensed by the province and adhere to, or exceed in many cases, requirements. The centre is fully licensed for 50 children, aged 18 months to 5 years and 83 children in our After School Programs. 
The Lunenburg County YMCA Child Care Centre implements a play-based curriculum. YMCA Playing to Learn is a guide to the quality care of young children. 
Full Day (18 Months–5 Years) On-going Registration 
Here at the fully licensed Child Care Centre we provide an emergent style and semi-structured play environment to meet the individual needs of the children. 
School Age Child Care Program (4-12 Years) On-going Registration 
Are you looking for a great program for your children after school? The Y is the place for you! Our licensed school age program is for ages 4–12 years and we work with your children to create a fun, entertaining and educational experience for all involved. A nutritious snack is provided daily. This program provides opportunities of interest consisting of science & math activities, drama, fitness, reading, games, swimming, bowling and much more. 
In-service and Storm Day Care at the Lunenburg County YMCA (4-12 Years) 
We have a fun and active program for your children on half and full day in-services. We run programs on in-service and storm days with a variety of activities to keep your children involved and active! Our licensed program provides nutritious snacks and lunch for your child. Please pre-register for this service. 
March Break and Summer Camp (5–12 Years) 
Fun-filled weeks in a safe, nurturing environment providing social interaction with peers. YMCA programs consist of outside activities and adventures, field trips, science and math exploration, computers, theme days and much more. 
Eligibility Ages: 1.5 year(s) - 12 year(s)
Hours Full Day Care: 
Monday through Friday – 7:30am to 6:00pm 
YMCA School Age Program (On-site): 
Monday through Friday – 2:30pm to 6:00pm 
YMCA Hebbville School Age Program (Off-site): 
Monday through Friday – 1:30pm to 6:00pm