Stoneham Child Care Center

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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.

  • 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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Fall I: Sept 14 – Nov 1
Registration Dates:
Member Online: Aug 17
Member Walk-in: Aug 21
Non-Member Online: Aug 27
Non-Member Walk-In: Aug 28




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

Holiday Hours:
Labor Day- Sept. 7 CLOSED

What's Happening at the Y

So Much More Auction & Gala

Thursday, September 24th, 6:00-9:00 pm
Salem Country Club
133 Forest Street, Peabody

Join us for a fun night of dinner, dancing, and so much more! 100% of the money raised at this event will benefit the YMCA Annual Fund which ensures that no one in our communities is turned away for inability to pay.


Fall I Registration Is Open!

Fall I Session: September 14 – November 1

Registration Dates:
Member Online Registration: August 17
Member Walk-in Registration: August 21
Non-Member Online Registration: August 27
Non-Member Walk-In Registration: August 28




*refer to the online registration listing for the most recent schedule changes.

Upcoming Events

Small Hands, Big Dreams

Sundays, 10:00am-12:00pm
Join us for a fun weekend playgroup at the Stoneham YMCA Child Care and Program Center.  Every week will have its own theme and will include gross motor activities as well as hands on sensory activities. This is such a great way for parents to have special time outside of their home to interact and learn with their children. It is also a great way to meet other parents! Cost is $10 per child.  For more information or to sign up contact Ashlyn Sacco at

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 Ashlyn Sacco 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.