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Find youth sports, programming and more at the YMCA of North Central Ohio in Mansfield and Shelby



Browse our kids and family programs below. Serving families has always been at the heart of the Y. Find respite and opportunities to build stronger bonds, achieve greater work/life balance, and become more engaged with your community.

Mansfield Contact: Robb Wappner - Youth & Family Program Director: 419-522-3511 ext 228

Mansfield Contact: Jennifer Jeffery - Aquatics Director: 419-522-3511 ext 264

Shelby Contact: Michele Irey - Lead Program Assistant: 419-347-1312 ext. 501

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2024 Program Session Dates

  • Are meals provided?
    Yes. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided. We do not allow outside food unless there is a medical reason.
  • Does Child Care ever close? What about weather?
    Our sites close based on the YMCA closure schedule and two professional development days each year. and the ProCare app will alert you of all closures.
  • What does the Step Up To Quality star rating mean?
    Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and improvement system administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. SUTQ recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed preschool licensing and school age child care licensing health and safety regulations. Step Up To Quality program standards are based on national research identifying standards which lead to improved outcomes for children.
  • Are the Child Care providers certified?
    Yes, all employees have a thorough background check, CPR, first aid, communicable disease training, child abuse training, and many more continuing education courses.
  • Is there a discount if we have two children in your program?
  • Is there a curriculum?
    Yes, our staff gets planning time similar to a school system. Each classroom has lesson plans each day to enhance social, emotional, and educational learning.
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