The Y’s School’s Out Program

Looking for a safe, fun place for your children to go after school?  Why not try the Y’s School’s Out program? This program is for children grades K-5 and is run by the Y in cooperation with District 241. The program starts when school is over and ends at 6:00pm. Kids will be bussed to the Y from their school. Activities include games, group activities, snack time, crafts, study time and occasional field trips.

$39 week per child for members and non-members

$40 one-time registration fee

$5 one-time registration fee for additional siblings

Limited sliding fee assistance available

The program will run every day school is in session!


Kids Day Off

Throughout the school year there are several days with no school for the kids.  On those week days, the place for K-5 elementary school youth is at the Y!  We offer games, crafts, group activities, swimming and lots of fun.  Children can arrive as early as 7:00am and must be picked up by 6:00pm.  The Y staff lead all activities.  Parents need to bring a sack lunch, two snacks, swim suit and towel for their children. 

Members: $29   Non-Members: $39

School’s Out Parents:  Be sure to register your children in advance.

For children not enrolled in School’s Out Program:  Payment is required before your children participate.

Attention Parents:  Be sure to register your children for the day in advance.  The fees listed are the pre-registration fees.  You’re still allowed to register the day of, but there will be an extra $5.00 charge per child.  Pre-registration ensures we have the appropriate amount of staff and materials for projects.

Kids Day Off Schedule:
October:  15, 16
November:  6
December:  23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31
January:  22
February:  15
March: 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
April 4 and June 3


Parent & Toddler Stay-4-Play

Parent & Toddler Stay-4-Play is an opportunity for toddlers and pre-schoolers to be active with their parent(s) through games and activities in the gym.  This is a parent run class, so come and enjoy some time away from home with your children.  Toy cars, balls, nets, a parachute, and other equipment will be available for the children to play with.  You may also bring your ride-on toys to use in the gym.  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30am-11:45am. Children 0-2 years are free.

Members: Free 

Non-Members: $2 per child, max $5 per family 


Playroom Service

The playroom child care service is for children ages 6 months to 8 years while their parents are at the Y.

Monday—Friday:  8:30am-11:00am

Monday—Friday:   5:00pm-7:30pm

Saturday:  8:45am-12:00pm

Payment for playroom services is by playroom cards only.  Cards can be purchased at the front desk and come in increments of $12 or $24. 

Fee: $2.00 per child per hour 


Rental of the Y

The Y is available for overnight lock-ins and other events.  Call Lori Austin for more details. 


Teen Night

Teens may enter the Family Y free of charge on Fridays by presenting their Student ID from Southwest Middle School.  Albert Lea Senior High School students may attend with their ID for $2.00.  See gym and pool schedule for hours. 


Family Time

Every Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm during the 2014-2015 school year bring the entire family to enjoy the Y.  Come and use the gym, racquetball courts, and swimming pool until 3:15pm.

Members:  Free   Non-Members: $8/family, Sundays only


Birthday Parties Saturdays & Sundays only.

Have your child’s next birthday party at the Y!  Our birthday parties are an hour and half long with your choice of the gym or swimming.  You will also have access to our party room to finish up the party.

Birthday Party with Gym or Swimming:

Members:  $30    

Non-Members:  $50

Birthday Party with Bouncy Castle

Members: $100

Non-Members: $120

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