Before and After School Programs
The YMCA of Western Stark County offers Before & After School programs for Perry Local's Genoa, Knapp, Lohr, Pfeiffer & Watson Elementary students. Care for Genoa, Lohr and Watson students is provided in their elementary school. Knapp students ride Perry Local school busses from/to the Genoa site. Pfeiffer students attend the site that is in their home elementary school building. The YMCA of Central Stark will provide care for Whipple Heights.
The YMCA Before & After School Programs are state licensed and run Monday through Friday. The Before School Program is open as early as 6:30 am while the After School Program is open as late as 6:00 pm. Children in either program can participate in various physical activities as well as arts and crafts. Homework help and afternoon snack are also available.
We have 3 sites, one at Genoa, one at Watston and one at Lohr.
To register, download the registration packet, fill out the packet completely and bring the packet to the Massillon Family YMCA. Payment of the registration fee ($25) and the first week will be due at registration. The YMCA's phone number is 330-837-5116.
School Days Off and Snow Days
When there's no school, planned or at the last minute, the Massillon Family YMCA and Towpath Trail YMCA are ready with fun and learning for all school age children. School Day Off and Snow Day Off programs are open from 6:00 am until 6:00 pm and include physical activities, sports, arts, crafts, and games. We even sneak some learning in there - but the kids never know because they are having too much fun. During their time at the YMCA, children need to pack a lunch and bring a swimsuit and towel if they want to swim. All children must wear socks and tennis shoes because we keep the children active either in the gym, gymnastics room or on the playground.
Daily Rate of $25 member and $27 non-members -per child
Financial Assistance is available through the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services and the YMCA. Through generous contributions to our Strong Kids Campaign, no one is turned away due to an inability to pay.
- We are not able to open a summer program at Genoa elementary, at this time. Summer care is available at the Massillon and Towpath Trail YMCAs.
Located at Genoa Elementary. Campers will be staying busy, physically active, and having lots of fun new experiences. Activities planned include swimming at the high school, walking to the park, making crafts, thematic weeks, community services projects, field trips, organized group games, summer reading program, in-house shows (e.g. reptiles or magic acts) and perhaps more.