Character Builders Core ValuesChild watch

Ages 6 weeks to 12 years old

We strive to provide a supervised, safe, enriching environment through non-structured, age-appropriate play activities in an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment. This service is offered as a benefit for Copley-Price Family YMCA family members.

Our Staff

Parents, teachers, and students with interests and training in child development make up our team of dedicated staff. Background and reference checks are done on all staff. All staff are infant/adult CPR and First Aid certified and are Child Abuse Prevention & Detection certified.




Ages 6 weeks to 12 years
At Child Watch, there’s something for everybody that will have your child asking to come back again and again! Activities include:

  • Arts & crafts
  • Dramatic play
  • Puzzles
  • Building blocks
  • Games
  • Coloring
  • Making friends
  • And more!
See Kids Club, below, for special programming for children ages 6 to 12.

Children playing with Hoola HoopsKids Club

Ages 6 to 12
Our grown-up version of Child Watch lets children ages 6-12 enjoy various activities designed for them in different environments around the Y! Activities include:

  • Arts & crafts
  • Board games
  • Active, staff-led games
  • Video games
  • Puzzles
  • Coloring
  • Making friends
  • And more!


Child Watch KidsYour Child's First Visit

Some children may immediately feel comfortable and adjust to their new surroundings in Child Watch. However, other children may need some time to adjust. For your child's first visit, we recommend that you introduce your child to our staff before your workout. We want to work with you to make sure your child has a fun and positive experience with us at Child Watch!

  • Introduce your child to the area and the staff
  • Review posted policies
  • Present your membership card to staff upon check-in and check-out
  • Label all belongings
  • Share special instructions or concerns regarding your child with staff
  • Have a great workout!

Please note: For the safety and privacy of all children and staff in Child Watch, parents are not permitted past the gate.

toy donations

Please consider Child Watch when donating toys. We accept slightly used toys, games, books or puzzles in good condition.
Thank you!


Call (619) 280-9622