child care

The YMCA is one of the largest providers of child care in Tarrant County and serves children from infancy through pre-school.

The Ryan Family YMCA Afterschool program is a value driven program that puts a strong emphasis on our YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. We strive to provide every child with activities that encourage a healthy spirit, mind and body.


 Our program offers: 

  • Well trained adult role models
  • All locations follow the Go Healthy Curriculum (
  • Academic assistance daily
  • Teacher liaisons at selected schools who tutor 2-3 times per week
  • Location on-site at elementary schools
    Nutritional afternoon snack
    Health & wellness activities daily

The Ryan Family YMCA currently provides care at the following Crowley, Everman and Fort Worth ISD schools:

Crowley ISD: 

  • Bess Race Elementary
  • Crouch Intermediate
  • Dallas Park Elementary
  • Deer Creek Elementary
  • Harris Intermediate
  • Jackie Carden Elementary
  • J.A. Hargrave Elementary
  • Meadowcreek Elementary
  • Oakmont Elementary
  • Parkway Elementary
  • Poynter Elementary
  • S.H. Crowley Intermediate
  • Sycamore Elementary
  • Walker Intermediate

Everman ISD 

  • E. Ray Elementary

Fort Worth ISD 

  • Bruce Shulkey Elementary
  • R.J. Wilson Elementary

Program Hours:
Care is provided on site at your child’s school from the release of school until 6:30pm! No transportation required!

All of our afterschool programs are licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Get to know our great staff!
Let our counselors create a great afterschool experience for your child! All staff are at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma. Background checks including FBI fingerprinting are done along with personal and professional references. A certified teacher from your school will also be on staff to provide homework help and enrichment tutoring! All staff receive many hours of training and are all CPR and first aid certified.

The Ryan Family YMCA offers childcare to fit any families need from care on a week-to-week basis to year-round care that will include our summer day camp program. Call the Ryan Family YMCA for more details at 817-346-8855.

Financial assistance is available. We do provide care through CCMS.

Membership has Benefits!   


YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth | 512 Lamar Street, Suite 400 | Fort Worth TX 76102