Y Before & After School Enrichment gives children a fun, healthy balance to the school day with lots of choices and opportunities to discover new talents and interests. Children go home happy, ready to rest and prepared for the next day, while parents enjoy peace of mind knowing their children are safe while they are at work.

Register for the New School Year

Priority registration for the 2020/2021 school year starts January 8th for existing Y Before & After School Enrichment families.

Open registration begins February 1st.

To register:

  1. Check our school locations for your child's school.
  2. Click the button for 2020/2021 registration for your region, select your school and register.

Registration for the current school year is still available.

All full-time enrollees (5 days a week) in Y Before and/or After School Enrichment receive a complimentary Y family membership included with enrollment!


  • Y Before & After School Enrichment programs are available in elementary schools in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, and Harford Counties. SEE SCHOOL LOCATIONS AND REGISTER.
  • Before school enrichment begins at 7:00am and after school enrichment ends at 6:00pm for most schools.
  • Program options include full-time (5 days a week) or part-time (3 days a week) at most schools. Choose from before school enrichment, after school enrichment or before & after school enrichment.
  • Y financial assistance is available. In most cases, we also accept Child Care Subsidy (CCS) vouchers. LEARN MORE ABOUT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.



iDiscover is a series of fun, age-appropriate enrichment choices that are centered around 21st Century Skills and College & Career Readiness. Hands-on activities are based on themes designed to promote discovery through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math). Below are just a few of our iDiscover themes:

  • Eating Healthy from Farm to Table (promotes agricultural and natural resources)
  • Creative Architecture (promotes construction technology)
  • Throwback to the Stone Age (promotes information technology)
  • Board Game Design (promotes manufacturing and engineering)
  • Land, Sea and Air (promotes transportation technology)
  • Money Maker (promotes business management and finance)
  • Cultural Celebrations (promotes global learning)
  • McCormick Flavor for Life (promotes family engagement through cooking)
  • "How can I help" (promotes social responsibility)

Y Before & After School Enrichment also includes strategy games, art, imaginative play, on-site "field trips" with special guests, a healthy snack, and 30 minutes of homework time and daily exercise/physical play (who better than the Y?!).

For more information about Y Before & After School Enrichment, please contact your Y center or the Y Customer Service office at 443-322-8000 or customerservice@ymaryland.org