ywca Minneapolis

YWCA Minneapolis Children's Center at Midtown


2121 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407


7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday

Program Areas and Services

  • Infants (6 weeks to 15 months)
  • Toddlers (16 months to 2 years)
  • Preschool (3 years to 4 years)
  • School-Age Before and After School (Kindergarten through Third Grade)
  • Summer Kids Camp (Children currently in grades K-5) Camp runs June 11 - August 24, 2018

Our Midtown Children's Center is located on Lake Street near Hiawatha Avenue, providing easy access to the Lake Street stop on the Hiawatha light rail line, as well as many bus routes along Lake Street. We are also only a few blocks from a Midtown Greenway access point. 

The Midtown Children's Center offers the Strong Beginnings Program, which provides enhanced special services intervention and family services.

The Midtown Children's Center has NAEYC Accreditation.

Weekly Tuition

Infants: $517.45

Toddlers: $384.90

Preschool: $347.05

School Age Full Day: $322.45

School Age Before and After School: $132.00

School Release Days: $67 a day

In addition, there is a twice-yearly $75 registration fee. Prices effective July 1, 2014.

Financial Assistance

YWCA Minneapolis welcomes families who receive funds from:

  • CCAP (Child Care Assistance Program)
  • Pathway I Scholarships

Please contact the center for information regarding financial assistance opportunities that may be available to eligible families for children in our care.