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About the center

  • Logo The YMCA
  • The McGaw YMCA Children’s Center is a leader in providing high-quality, year-round child care, preschool, and school-age programming for more than 30 years.
  • Offer a full range of affordable and accessible programs for children ages 6 weeks to 14 years old.
  • Serve children 6 weeks to 6 years of age in full-day childcare and preschool.
  • Serve children 5-14 years of age in afterschool programs and day camps.
  • Play-based curriculum.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • NAEYC accredited.

For Northwestern families

Northwestern University Office of Human Resources does not endorse or recommend any particular school or childcare center, and encourages all parents to carefully evaluate any provider they are considering to care for their child.