Emergency Childcare

The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City is offering emergency daily, weekday childcare to parents and guardians who work in essential job functions, are required to report to work and have no other childcare options. This service is in place to assist during this community crisis and is a temporary function of the YMCA. 

Available Locations
Bethany YMCA (West Side)
Chickasha Area YMCA
Child Development Center (Ages 6 weeks to 4 years)
Earlywine Park YMCA (South Side)
Edward L. Gaylord Downtown YMCA (Central OKC)
Guthrie YMCA
Midwest City YMCA (East Side)
North Side YMCA* (Central OKC)
Rankin YMCA (North Side/Edmond)
Stillwater YMCA

Ages 5 to 12 | Rate $25 per day | Hours 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Financial assistance available.

Register Here

Online registration closes at 8 p.m. nightly. If you need to register after 8 p.m., please call 405.224.0655.

Ages 0 to 4 | Rates $180 to $235/week depending on child’s age | Hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Register for infant/toddler care by calling 405.224.0655. 
Learn more about the program.


What to Expect

  • Facilities cleaned every hour.
  • Small groups with a 1:5 ratio.
  • Curbside drop-off and pick-up, parents will not be allowed in our facilities.
  • Child’s temperature will be taken during drop-off.
  • Activities that encourage movement, stimulate the mind and are really fun!
  • Breakfast and lunch provided. (Excludes Stillwater YMCA)
  • Swimming
  • And so much more!

Check-in Procedures
Childcare Health Safety Procedures
Additional Childcare Procedures
Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

Questions or need assistance with registering? Please call 405.224.0655.

YMCA facilities will only be open and available for this program.  

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