We impact our community by nurturing and developing healthy habits in children through supportive staff who assist children in reaching their full potential through experiences and learning in a caring, honest, respectful and responsible atmosphere. Learning together, playing together, becoming part of a family that supports fun, friendship and endless possibilities.

The Gateway Family YMCA offers School Age Child Care in the following areas: Elizabeth, Rahway, and Union at your child’s school.

For more information select a link below:

Elizabeth Flyer
Elizabeth Brochure
Elizabeth Parent Handbook
Five Points Flyer
Five Points Brochure
Five Points Branch Parent Handbook
Rahway Flyer
Rahway Brochure
Rahway Parent Handbook
Rahway Registration Packet
Healthy U Brochure
HEPA Standards

      Elizabeth Branch
      135 Madison Avenue
      Elizabeth NJ 07201
      Contact: School Age Child Care & Day Camp Director
        Programs in:
          Winfield Scott School # 2
          Elmora School # 12
          Abraham Lincoln School # 14
          Madison Monroe School #16
          Robert Morris School # 18
          Woodrow Wilson School #19
          Antonia Pantoja School #27
      Five Points Branch
      201 Tucker Avenue
      Union NJ 07083
      Contact: School Age Child Care & Day Camp Director
          Battle Hill
          Burnet Middle School
          Connecticut Farms
          Hannah Caldwell
          Kawameeh Middle School
      Rahway Branch
      1564 Irving Street
      Rahway NJ 07065
      Contact: School Age Child Care & Day Camp Director
          Grover Cleveland

Register at your local YMCA branch.
Registration Forms for 2019-2020 School Year are available on each branch page.

    Benefits of our Program
      Follow the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Standards
      Safe and Secure Facilities
      Trained and Compassionate Staff
      2 staff minimum at all times
      30 minutes of activity daily
      Healthy snack
      Homework help
      Half day and Vacation day programs
      Fun Activities

    Parents will have peace of mind knowing that their child is well supervised in a caring, safe environment while they work. The after care program is conveniently located in elementary schools in local districts. The children in this program will be given time and help with homework, have a light snack, and participate in Healthy U/CATCH, creative and recreational games. We also offer morning care at many locations! Parents need before care and after care programs for their children, and The Gateway Family YMCA offers before and after school child care in many locations throughout Union County and the surrounding areas. Before and After School programs are organized out of 3 branches in Elizabeth, NJ, Rahway, NJ and Union, NJ.