Military Respite Care

Two for You

Needs some alone time? We can help!

If your spouse is deployed or away due to military activities, you are eligible to receive 2 hours of FREE childcare.

Call the desired location of at least 48 hours in advance to reserve your space. (must call by 11 am on Friday to reserve for Monday) -Respite care is available at the Fairgrounds 315.755.9622 and Downtown 315.782.3100 locations. 

Fill out parent agreement at the YMCA. 

Drop the kids off at the reserved Y location, complete the simple required forms at the Welcome Center. Then enjoy 2 hours of free childcare.

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Hours of Operation:

Child Watch (6 weeks to 5 years)

Monday-Saturday 8:15-11:15 am
Monday-Thursday 4:15-7:15 pm

Power Zone (6-12 years)

Monday-Thursday 4:15-7:15 pm
Saturday 8:15-11:15 am

(Hours are subject to change) 

YMCA Project Strong Communities

585 Rand Drive
Watertown, NY 13601, USA

 +1 (315) 755-2016

Shannon Walter  
Project Strong Director