ywca Minneapolis

Free Child Care During Workouts

Free Child Care During Workouts

Kids Zone is a reservation-based service providing free child care while you workout. This is included in your family membership to YWCA Minneapolis. Children receive engaging and supportive care from our youth staff, who are certified in CPR and first aid.

Midtown Child Care Services

Kids Zone at Midtown

  • Ages: 3 months - 4 years
  • Reservations required, and all reservations will be confirmed. Space is unsecured until confirmation. Call 612-215-4360.

Fit Kids Gym at Midtown

  • Ages: 5-11 years
  • No reservations required

Uptown Child Care Services

Kids Zone at Uptown

  • Ages: 3 months - 11 years
  • Reservations highly recommended, and all reservations will be confirmed. Space is unsecured until confirmation.
    Call 612-215-4218.

Reservations

Reservations help guarantee care for your family while you workout.

Kids Zone at Midtown

  • Ages: 3 months - 4 years
  • Reservations required: 612-215-4360

Fit Kids Gym at Midtown

  • Ages: 5-11 years
  • No reservations required

Kids Zone at Uptown

  • Ages: 3 months - 11 years
  • Reservations highly recommended: 612-215-4218

Hours

Midtown

Kids Zone

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm and 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Fit Kids Gym

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am–12:30 pm and 4:00 pm–8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 am–1:00 pm

Midtown Big Gym Open

Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 pm

Uptown

Kids Zone

Monday - Friday: 8:45 am–12:30 pm and 4:00 pm–7:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:45 am–1:00 pm

How Long Can My Child Stay?

Midtown

  • Ages 3 months-5 months: 60 minutes 
  • Ages 6 months-12 months: 90 minutes
  • 13 months to 11 years: up to 2 hours per day

Uptown

  • Ages 3 months-12 months: 60 minutes 

Drop-off and Pick Up

Drop-off (Fill out the required information on the sign-in form)

  • Parents/guardian/adult (18+) must sign in the child at drop-off.
    • Write your first and last name, child’s name/age and your pick up time.
    • Write where you will be in the building (please include all areas in order of time).
  • The same parent/ guardian must drop off and pick up the child, unless you note an alternate pick-up person and inform the staff.
  • You are not allowed to leave the building after drop-off.

Pick-up

  • Sign out with a signature on the form and show your member ID.
  • If someone other than yourself is picking up, you should have noted it with staff at drop-off.

Other Play Areas

The Big Gym at Midtown Open:
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:15 pm

Outdoor Playground at Midtown Open:
Tuesday - Friday 6:30-7:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00-11:30 am

Usage will be determined by staff and weather.

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