Before & After School Enrichment Programs

Akron Area YMCA Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) programs are designed to help and support children and their families.

By providing them with homework assistance, healthy snacks, and activities that encourage learning and positive interaction, your child will have a foundation for lifelong success built on the character values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

With all the obligations and pressures most families face these days, parents need all the assistance they can get. Our experienced, certified staff create a safe, nurturing environment where every child is treated as an individual and has the opportunity to develop their self-confidence and social skills.

At the Akron Area YMCA BASE program, your child will learn and experience:

    Arts & Humanities
    Character Development
    Health, Wellness, & Fitness
    Homework Assistance
    Literacy Help
    Science & Technology
    Social Interaction & Relationship Building
    Conflict Resolution

Our BASE programs now include the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH curriculum)!

CATCH is a program to prevent obesity by helping children develop and sustain healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. Backed by 25 years of research, CATCH has been proven to launch kids and communities toward healthier lifestyles.

To learn more about how to enroll your child in one of our BASE programs today, visit:

BASE Locations and Hours (scroll to page bottom)

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

Contact Information

Akron Area YMCA
50 S. Main Street, Ste. LL 100
Akron, Ohio 44308
(330) 376-1335