The Safe ‘n Sound program provides before- and after-school care for children entering grades K-5. Just as the name implies, this program was designed with both the child and parent in mind. Parents can go to work with ease knowing their children are safe during those out-of-school hours, and children can enjoy spending the additional time with their peers. One of the best features of this program is that it is conveniently located in schools within Districts 41 and 89. If your child’s school does not have an on-site program, our Y serves as a main location and we provide transportation to and from area elementary schools in Districts 41 and 200.
This unique program focuses on the Y’s four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Safe ‘n Sound provides priceless help by providing an environment, role models and activities that are conducive to developing these core values. Our program is developed so that your child has opportunities to use play as their primary source of discovery through a variety of age-appropriate themes and activities. In addition, our schedule allows time for homework, snack, free time, group games, recreational activities and character development.
Morning Program: 6:30 a.m. until start of school
Afternoon Program: End of school until 6 p.m.
On-Site Schools (located at your child’s school): Arbor View, Briar Glen, Hawthorne, Johnson, Park View, Westfield, Abe Lincoln and Ben Franklin
Y-Site Schools (located at the Y): Churchill, Forest Glen, Emerson, Longfellow, Madison, St. Michael, Whittier, St. James, Lowell and Lincoln-Wheaton