We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why the Goldsboro Y helps hundreds of local children and teens cultivate the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.
The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. The Y. For a better us.™
At the Y you won't have to worry about childcare while you workout. We have that covered. With your Household Membership at the Y, you are entitled to FREE Nursery (ages 6 weeks to 6 years) and G.A.M.E.S. (ages 6 to 12 years) services while you are at the Y participating in our programs.
For available hours and more information on Child Watch.
Preschool & Childcare
The Goldsboro Family YMCA is dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable child care. As the nation's largest provider of child care programs, Y's provide family-centered, values-based programs to nurture children's healthy development.
As parents, you will find the Y Preschool Learning Center to be an exciting place to leave your children for the day. We offer year-round play areas--a large gym for organized play and games, exercise, dance and tumbling, and large motor skills, and an extra outside play area. Separate classrooms offer an age appropriate learning environment where qualified teachers will care for your child. Weekly lesson plans Bible Lessons, music, letters, numbers, colors, shapes, science as well as a theme for the week.
Kids love Y Camp because of our fun weekly themes, exciting activities, creative games and new friends! Parents love Y Camp because of our quality program, safe environment, learning opportunities, friendly staff, FREE extended hours, and the happy children that greet them at the end of the day!
Read more about Summer Camp.
Helping your child stay enriched outside of the classroom is very essential to youth devlopment. Keep your child active even on their days off. Holiday and School Break Camps will also include Teacher Workdays. The next camp is scheduled for Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Eve, and Christmas Break (December 20, 21, 27, 28).
School Age Child Care
In the Y After School Program, kids engage in physical, learning, and imaginitive activites that encourage them to explore who they are and what they can achieve.
- Grades K-6
- Monday-Friday on regular school days 3-6pm
- Early Release, Teacher Workdays, and most inclement weather days
- A safe place to learn, have fun and get active
More information on our School Age Child Care program