Before and After School Care

Y-ACHIEVEMENT: Our before & after school program is made up of more than just a safe place for your child. The staff make each day new and exciting with activities to develop the students. Your child will experience activities in seven core content areas: arts and humanities, character based education, free play, homework support, literature, service based learning, and nutrition and fitness.

Our in-school care serves the following schools:

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Oak Grove in Bartonville – Oak Grove will be held at Oak Grove East and the school will provide transportation to/from Oak Grove West.

Before School Care: 6:30am – Start of School Day

After School Care: End of School Day – 6pm

Change of Status: If your child attends our Before & After School Care and you need to alter the days/times they attend, complete the online CHANGE OF STATUS FORM. Requests must be submitted at least one week in advance of the change and parents are responsible for any fees incurred until this change goes into effect.


$35 per family registration fee (non-refundable) will be charged on an annual basis of June –May. Please note that if you are registering more than one child per family please call 309-692.7631 to have the $35 registration fee waived for the second child.

1 Day/Week Fee (for Before/After/Before & After)* = $19
2-5 Days/Week Fee Before School Only* = $30

2-5 Days/Week Fee After School Only* = $45
2-5 Days/Week Fee Before & After School*
 = $63

*Registration for specific days using the program is required to ensure proper ratios of students to staff. Changing or adding days requires a Change of Status form.  All registered students using the Y-Achievement Program will be billed weekly via bank draft regardless of if they attended the program, unless a Change of Status form is submitted.

Scholarships Available: 

Reduced program and membership fees are available through the Greater Peoria Family YMCA. Rates will be based upon the household income and size of the family. A sliding scale is used to determine fees. Scholarship recipients must reapply annually. To qualify for child care assistance through the YMCA, parents must have been denied by Child Care Connections (CCC) first.  If you do not qualify for CCC, you may apply for scholarships through the Peoria YMCA.  

YMCA Scholarship Form

If you need to reach the school site coordinators, the phone numbers are:

  • Thomas Jefferson – 309 251 0720
  • Oak Grove – 309 251 0272

Paul Larson
Senior Program Director
309.692.7631 ext. 230 or email

Ellen Corbin
Billing Coordinator
309.692.7631 ext. 216 or email

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