At the Y, young minds are nurtured through compassionate care, social-emotional support, active play and trusted caregiver connections. We believe families deserve consistent care, enrichment and early childhood education that grows with the child and guides them to meet developmental milestones. Whether you are looking for care for your baby or you want support readying your pre-kindergartener for big kid school, the Y creates communities that help families flourish.

PLUS! Families that sign up for select plans will receive a free family membership to the Y, which includes access to our fitness offerings, child watch and discounts on other Y programs.

The Y accepts CCAP (Colorado), DFS and Stride (Cheyenne) and offers Y financial assistance to those who qualify.

Infant & Toddler Care

From your baby’s first giggle to your kiddo’s first steps, you need a partner to support their growth. The Y provides compassionate care for all the firsts.


YMCA Inspire Preschool provides consistent, affordable early childhood education to help your child develop a life-long love of learning.

School Age Childcare

YMCA School Age Programs are all about fun, games, encouraging individuality and nurturing confident, healthy kids.

Boulder County Head Start Schools

The Y and Boulder County Head Start have a unique partnership: The Dagny School is inside the Lafayette YMCA and The Sunflower School is inside the Boulder YMCA.

Parent Resources

Visit our parent resources section to get the answers to your frequently asked questions.