Child Care in Edmonton

Fees

Edmonton Region YMCA Child Care Fees

YMCA Child Care rates are transitioning to a cost-per-day structure. Please note, fees are billed monthly or semi-monthly, based on the days of care each month.

Early Learning Child Care: Infant Care

All infant care locations in the Edmonton Region (Edmonton, Spruce Grove)

  • Infant Care (0–18 months): $72.00* per day 

*Monthly fees for children registered for six or more days per month at all infant care locations will be lowered thanks to the Government of Alberta’s Affordability Grant. Full details on this grant can be found below.

Early Learning Child Care: Toddler Care

All toddler care locations in the Edmonton Region (Edmonton, Spruce Grove)

  • Toddler Care (19–35 months): $58.39* per day 

*Monthly fees for children registered for six or more days per month at all toddler care locations will be lowered thanks to the Government of Alberta’s Affordability Grant. Full details on this grant can be found below.

Early Learning Child Care: Preschool Care

All preschool care locations in the Edmonton Region (Edmonton, Spruce Grove)

  • Preschool Care (3–6 years): $55.50* per day 

*Monthly fees for children registered for six or more days per month at all preschool care locations will be lowered thanks to the Government of Alberta’s Affordability Grant. Full details on this grant can be found below.

**Preschool Care at these locations is only offered in July and August and children must be attending Kindergarten at the school served in the following September.

Kindercare

All Kindercare locations in the Edmonton Region (Edmonton, Spruce Grove)

  • Kindercare (attending kindergarten and YMCA Before & After School Care during regular school hours): $35.25* per day 

*Monthly fees for children registered for six or more days per month at all Kindercare locations will be lowered thanks to the Government of Alberta’s Affordability Grant. Full details on this grant can be found below.

Before and After School Care

All Before and After School Care locations in the Edmonton Region (Edmonton, Spruce Grove)

  • School year: $29.00 per day ($29.50 per day, effective September 1, 2022)
  • Full-day: $35.25 per day 
How fees are calculated

Although our rates are shown daily, monthly fees will be calculated on the number of operational days each month, as seen in the table below. Please note, fees may vary from month to month. If applicable, subsidy and affordability grant funding will be applied to monthly fees. 

January: 21 days July: 20 days
February: 19 days August: 22 days
March: 23 days September: 21 days
April: 19 days October: 20 days
May: 21 days November: 21 days
June: 22 days December: 20 days
Subsidy

The YMCA accepts the Government of Alberta Child Care Subsidy to offset the cost of child care for eligible families. To learn more about the Government of Alberta's subsidy program and apply, please visit alberta.ca/child-care-subsidy.

Learn more

Please note, subsidy is not included in the child care rates above as it varies by family. Subsidy will be applied to monthly fees, where applicable. 

Affordability grant

The Government of Alberta’s Affordability Grant benefits families with children registered for six or more days per month at all Early Learning Child Care and Kindercare locations as monthly fees will be reduced by the following: 

Child care category Infant Care
(0–18 months) 
Toddler Care
(19 months–35 months)
Preschool Care (3–6 years)
and Kindercare
Full-time
Registered 11 or more days per month 
$635 $510 $450
Part-time
Registered 6–10 days per month 
$317.50 $255 $225

Child Care - Waitlist Copy

Registration & Waitlists

We currently have spaces available at most Early Learning and Care, Kindercare, and Before and After School Care programs throughout Northern and Central Alberta! Find your nearest YMCA Child Care Centre below and call our team to learn more about how you can register your child today.

If you are looking for YMCA Child Care in the future or would like to join an existing waitlist, please visit northernalberta.ymca.ca/ChildCareWaitlists.

Child Care Centres

Centre Registration Details Address Phone Number Programming
YMCA Aleda Patterson Child Care Spaces available – call today! 9210 165 Street 780-907-4565
YMCA Bessie Nichols Child Care Spaces available – call today! 189 Hemingway RD 780-994-1113
YMCA Bishop Savaryn Child Care Spaces available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
16227 109 ST NW 780-478-1720
YMCA Blue Quill Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
11350 25 AVE NW 780-437-1131
YMCA Brookside Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
5504 143 ST NW 780-437-6766
YMCA Castle Downs Child Care Waitlist is now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Toddler and Preschool Care.
11510 153 AVE 780-377-3722
YMCA Clareview Child Care Waitlist now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Infant, Toddler and Preschool Care.
3802 139 AVE NW 780-371-2906
YMCA Constable Daniel Woodall Child Care Waitlist is open for Before & After School Care!
Beginning September 2022, this location will only provide Before and After School Care.
315 Windermere Road 587-499-9770
YMCA David Thomas King Child Care Waitlist is open for Before & After School Care!
Beginning September 2022, this location will only provide Before and After School Care.
22707 97 Ave NW 780-246-8431
YMCA Delwood Child Care Spaces available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
7315 Delwood RD NW 780-478-9490
YMCA Devonshire Child Care Waitlist is currently closed.
Affordability Grant is available for Toddler and Preschool Care.
1718 Rabbit Hill RD 780-442-7220
YMCA Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour Child Care Waitlist is now open for Before & After School Care! 3815 Allan Drive SW 780-907-7450
YMCA Ellwood Child Care Waitlist is now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Toddler and Preschool Care.
2503 Ellwood DR SW 780-440-0831
YMCA Esther Starkman Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
2717 Terwillegar Way 780-619-1569
YMCA Father Leo Green Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
7512 144 AVE NW 780-475-9808
YMCA Forest Heights Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
10304 81 ST NW 780-461-6211
YMCA Hilwie Hamdon Child Care Waitlists are now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Preschool Care and Kindercare.
13815 Cumberland Road 780-224-6208
YMCA James Gibbons Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Preschool Care and Kindercare.
8945 153 Street 587-525-0318
YMCA Jamie Platz Child Care Waitlist is now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Infant, Toddler and Preschool Care.
7121 178 ST NW 780-930-2311
YMCA Kipnes Child Care Waitlist is now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Infant, Toddler and Preschool Care
4470 McCrae AVE NW 780-442-2175
YMCA Mount Pleasant Child Care Waitlist is now open for Kindercare and Before & After School Care!
Affordability Grant is available for Preschool Care and Kindercare.
10541 60A AVE NW 780-437-4125
YMCA Nellie Carlson Child Care Waitlist is now open for Kindercare and Before & After School Care!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
4110 MacTaggart Drive NW 587-521-7142
YMCA Parkallen Child Care Space available for Toddler and Preschool Care — call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Toddler Care, Preschool Care and Kindercare.
6703 112 ST NW 780-437-1565
YMCA Riverbend Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Preschool Care and Kindercare.
258 Rhatigan Road East 780-914-5351
YMCA Roberta MacAdams Child Care Space available - call today! 2099 Blackmud Creek Drive SW 587-521-0785
YMCA Shirley Stollery Child Care Space available - call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Infant, Toddler and Preschool Care.
9541 104 AVE 780-426-9257
YMCA Soraya Hafez Child Care Before & After School Care waitlist for the 2022–23 school year is closed. However, we have spaces available for Summer 2022! For summer registration, please email Nadia.Jina@northernalberta.ymca.ca.
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
980 McConachie Boulevard 587-920-4186
YMCA St. Kateri Child Care Waitlist is now open for Kindercare and Before & After School Care!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
3807 41 AVE NW 780-469-6303
YMCA St. Mary Child Care Space available – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Preschool Care and Kindercare.
490 Rhatighan Road East 780-907-7425
YMCA St. Monica Child Care Waitlist is now open!
Affordability Grant is available for Toddler and Preschool Care.
14710 53 AVE NW 780-433-7183
YMCA Terwillegar Child Care Waitlist is now open for Kindercare and Before & After School Care!
Affordability Grant is available for Kindercare.
1751 Towne Centre BLVD 780-914-9528
YMCA Twin Brooks Child Care Waitlist is now open for Before & After School Care!
Affordability Grant is available for Toddler Care, Preschool Care and Kindercare.
1120 113 ST NW 780-442-2170
YMCA Westglen Child Care Space available for Kindergarten to Grade 6 – call today!
Affordability Grant is available for Infant Care, Toddler Care, Preschool Care and Kindercare.
10950 127 ST NW 780-454-3341
YMCA William Lutsky Child Care Waitlist is currently closed.
Affordability Grant is available for Infant, Toddler and Preschool Care.
1975 111 ST NW 780-437-8484