Child Watch

Child Watch is drop-in care while you are visiting us to work out. Child Watch is available at both the Janesville YMCA and Parker YMCA.

Who can use Child Watch?

Child Watch is FREE with any household membership. Parents and Guardians may leave their children with the Child Watch program but they must remain on the premises. We offer care for children 6 weeks – 9 years old.

Length of Visits

  • 6 weeks – 18 months: 1 hour
  • 18 months – 9 years: 2 hours 


Janesville YMCA:
Monday – Friday: 9AM – 1PM & 4-8PM
Saturday: 7:45 – 11AM

Parker YMCA:
Monday & Wednesday: 6-8PM

Save Your Spot

Save your spot! With our new ‘save your spot’ feature, you can ensure your child has a spot in our Child Watch area! Spots can be saved up to 2 weeks in advance.

Reservations are required at the Janesville YMCA in the evenings and Saturday mornings. 

Janesville YMCA Child Watch

Parker YMCA Child Watch