Child Watch


We are so excited to welcome you back safely to Child Watch!  We have upgraded our space and put precautions in place so that our youngest members can have a safe and fun time while at the Gahanna YMCA.  We've missed you in Child Watch, so reserve your spot today!


Monday-Thursday                 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  AND  5:00pm-8:00pm

Friday                                    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday                                8:30 am - 12:00pm

Sunday                                 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm


  1. Ratio of 1:9.  (Still requiring a 2 staff minimum)
  2. Ages 6 weekss-11 years
  3. Set up in 30 minute blocks for up to 90 minutes - you can drop off 5 min. early and pick up 5 min. late
  4. Rolling cleaning of the space
  5. Employees and participants  wash hands upon entering and before exiting
  6. Children with the following symptoms are not allowed in Child Watch:
    1. Fever
    2. Uncontrolled Coughing
    3. Breathing difficulties (wheezing)
    4. Poor food or fluid intake
    5. Nasal discharge that is green or yellow
    6. Vomiting and Diarrhea
    7. Skin infections
  7. There is no food allowed in the Child Watch space
  8. Reservations are highly encouraged to ensure your spot.

Link to Register

Video Tutorial on how to register

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Join Our Child Watch Team!

Positions start at $12/hr!  If you have a passion for working with kids, Child Watch is for you.  We offer competitive pay, flexible schedules, and on-the-job training.  Have questions?  Reach out to Susan at  We can't wait for you to join our team!