Stoneham Child Care Center

The Stoneham YMCA Child Care and Program Center offers an Infant and Toddler Program, Transitional Preschool, Preschool and an Out-of-School Time Program for school age children. We are committed to providing a safe space for children to grow academically, socially and emotionally, while supporting and strengthening families. Our child care programs are fully licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Early Education and have received NAEYC (National Association for Education of Young Children) accreditation.

In addition to the child care programs above we offer a variety of youth sports and enrichment programs throughout the year. For more information about our programs or to schedule a tour contact Maureen McGurl at or call 781-279-2002.

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  • Sports, arts and enrichment programs- discount rates for members!
  • Birthday Parties
  • Summer Programs- discounts for members!
  • Parent’s Night Out
  • Family Events
  • Access to all YMCA of Metro North facilities


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39 Pleasant Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
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Fax: 781-435-7576
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Winter Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 28
Member Online: Nov. 30
Member Walk-in: Dec. 4
Non-member Online: Dec. 10
Non-member Walk-in: Dec. 11
Snow Policy

In the event of a snow storm we will make every effort to remain open during our regularly scheduled hours. However, if the safety of our staff or our members is in question we may close the building and/or cancel classes. Closure details will be posted to our Facebook Page and a phone message will be available by calling 781-279-2002 by 9pm the evening before.



Mon – Fri: 6:30am – 6:00pm

After School Child Care:
Mon – Fri: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

(2, 3, 4 & 5 day options)

Summer Programs: 

7:00am – 6:00pm

Vacation Programs:
8:00am – 6:00pm


What's Happening at the Y

Birthday Parties

The Picasso Paint Party

Everyone is an artist! Come play come colorful games, listen to bright music and decorate your own cupcake all while learning about some classic art and exploring your expressive birthdayballoonsside!

The Princess’ Royal Ball

Welcome to the ball where everyone is dressed to impress! Come create your very own royal jewels, play some Frozen Freeze-dance and don’t forget kiss the frog beanbag toss!

Never Land Pirates Party

Do you have what it takes to be a pirate? Come walk the plank! Create your own treasure map and of course search for buried treasure! Well help you look the part with some fun costumes and face paint!


All parties will last 1 ½ hours and will include three activities, music, games, and one take home art activity. Parties are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 1:30pm, or 4:00pm. Parties are available for 10 guests. For parties of more than 10 there is a fee of $10 for every additional child.  For more information contact Maureen McGurl at

Family Member: $155    Youth Member: $175    Non-Member: $225

Smart Lunches

The Stoneham YMCA Child Care and Program Center is now offering Smart Lunches.  Save time by ordering healthy lunches for your child online.  Click on the button below to create an account and place your order.