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YMCA Child Care

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Apple Creek YMCA

Barb Zarneke
Childcare Program Coordinator
920.733.9622 ext 307 or Barb

Appleton YMCA

Jackie Ponschock
Child Learning Center Director
920.560.3716 or Jackie
Erin Pues
Child Care Director
920.954.7636 or Erin

Fox West YMCA

Jean Gloudemans
Childcare / School Age Director
920.560.3417 or Jean

Heart of the Valley YMCA

Julia Wohlt
Childcare Director
920.830.5704 or Julia

Neenah-Menasha YMCA

Julia Kutney
Childcare Program Coordinator
920.886.2134 or Julia

Program Philosophy

With so many demands on today's families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That's why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance throught the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibilty.



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Affordable Rates

We make YMCA Child Care affordable for every family. The YMCA offers a sliding fee scale to make enrollment possible for those who are unable to afford the rates. Please ask Child Care center staff for details and application information.
  • Part-time care and rates available based on part-time openings.
  • Part-time families are eligible to receive the memeber discount if the child is part of a Family Membership.
  • A non-refundable registration fee is required at the time of enrollment.

YMCA Financial Assisstance

The YMCA of the Fox Cities believes in providing membership and program services to all who desire to participate. The YMCA’s Scholarship Program, supported in the past through contributions to the Strong Kids Campaign, provides membership and program scholarships for those in need within our available resources.
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