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Y Childcare

The Y provides high-quality childcare programs for children ages two through twelve years old. We invite you to explore all that we have to offer. Contact us to set up a tour of one of our six state licensed locations.

Afterschool Programs

Our Y afterschool programs provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills. Our trained staff engage with youth in active and purposeful play in a way that encourages them to exercise their minds and bodies. Children participate in a variety of activities and receive homework help along with an afternoon snack.

Current immunization records are required when the child is registered. Continuous enrollment is required. No child will be turned away due to inability to pay. We have financial assistance available upon approval. Tribal assistance is accepted from most local Native American Tribes.

Schools Day Out

Y Time is Play Time! School Age children can enjoy the day off from school at the Y! When school is closed, students can still enjoy a day full of fun games, arts and crafts, board games, sports, and other activities. Children must be registered prior to the Schools Day Out day, and immunization records must be on file before children may attend. Financial Assistance is available for those that qualify.

Neosho: For children currently in Kindergarten through age 12. Breakfast, lunch, and snack will be provided daily; children may bring their own sack lunch.

Grove: For children aged 4 – 12, must bring their own sack lunch, and the Y will provide a snack each day.


Learning Starts Here.

The Neosho Freeman Family YMCA Preschool is an early childhood development program that prepares children for Kindergarten. Our Preschool provides a nurturing environment where kids feel safe and supported and receive an enriching, stimulating educational experience. Breakfast, lunch, and a snack are provided.

For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Libbi Smith at 417.427.3245 or L[email protected].

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