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What are the Discovery Center & YPAC?

The Discovery Center is our 2-hour, in-house childcare service available for children ages 6 weeks - 6 years during the time you use the YMCA. No feeding or diapering. The Discovery Center is available at both the Downtown and East Branches.

The YPAC is our 2-hour, in-house childcare service at the Downtown Branch for children ages 7 years - 13 years during the time you use the YMCA. Kids have access to a rock wall, interactive games, and appropriate exercise equipment.



Hours & Fees

Discover Center Hours (Downtown Branch)

  • Monday – Friday: 8:45am – 12:15pm
  • Monday – Thursday: 4:30 – 7pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am – 12:15pm


Discover Center Hours (East Branch)

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 5 - 7:15 pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:45am – 11am
  • Fridays: 8:45 – 11:30am

Y-Pac Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 4:30 – 7pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am – 12:15pm


  • Adult Membership Holders: $6/child/2 hr visit
  • Family Membership Holders*:  FREE/child/2 hr visit 
  • Nonmembers:  $10/child/2 hr visit

*For children covered under parent's Family Membership.

*Parent/Guardian must remain in the Y at all times when child is in the Discovery Center.


After School Kicks

After School Kicks is a program for local Middle Schoolers from 2:30-6 pm on school days. Transportation to the Findlay YMCA is provided from Donnell, Glenwood, Van Buren Middle School, St. Michael's Middle School, and Liberty Benton Middle School. Students can enjoy physical activity, games, snacks, homework assistance, and fun! Registration is required.

*After School Kicks will not be held on days of school closings or scheduled non-school days. 

Price Per Week:

Full Time - 5 days/week

  • Member $50
  • Non-Member $65

Part Time - 3 days/week

  • Member $35
  • Non-Member $50

Financial Assistance is available through the Open Doors Program.

Registration for After School Kicks

Contact Kelley Powell with any questions about the After School Kicks program at or call 419-422-4424 ext 115.


Brand New Teen Center!

The Teen Center is a brand new area geared towards members and guests of members ages 12-17. Located in the International Room in the Downtown Branch, the Teen Center has several options for entertainment including a foosball table, an XboxOne, PS4, TVs, a whiteboard wall, snacks, and more! The Teen Center is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3-6 pm. There is NO COST for attending!