Westminster YMCA (WYDACA), a 5-Star rated "Step Up to Quality" center, is located in the heart of Akron, inside the historic Westminster Presbyterian Church.  WYDACA offers full-day child care and education for infants, toddlers, preschool and pre-kindergarten. We offer competitive tuition rates and registration fees. Need-based scholarships are available. We accept Publicly Funded Child Care.

Contact our Director, Beth Keller, at bethkeller@akronymca.org or (330)-864-3560 to schedule a visit and learn more.

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Infants (6 weeks - )

Our recently opened Infant Center offers caregivers the peace-of-mind that their new baby will be cared for in a safe, beautiful center, surrounded by personal TLC and lots of hugs.    


Cute Preschooler

Toddlers: 18 - 33 Months

We offer a full day program that focuses on socialization, learning and having fun. 

Cost of WYDACA Care without Scholarship 





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Preschool: 33 Months - 4 Years

Kindergarten readiness starts here with expert teachers having experience with this special, lively group.



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Pre-K: 4-5 years

Now, more than ever, children need the TLC and preparation to enter a more traditional school setting. Lessons focus on core curriculum necessary for success 



Before and After Care

School Age: 5-12 Years (Before and After School Care)

Learning doesn't stop when the bell rings.  WYDACA offers Summer and Break programs as well as Before/After school options that are convenient for caregivers and fun for children.

Before OR After School

Before AND After School


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Summer Day Camp: 5-12 Years

The fun and learning continues all summer long!  WYDACA offers engaging activities to keep your school-aged children occupied and motivated all day long.


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See the place and meet the teachers.  NOTE:  Families interested in all day child care must meet with the Director prior to enrollment. 

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