Downtown YMCA

View Larger Map 150 Ash Ave SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3A9
Phone: 403-527-4426
Fax: 403-529-5702
  • Aquatics
  • Camps
  • Child Care
  • Health & Fitness
  • Youth Engagement

South Ridge YMCA

View Larger Map 644 Spruce Way SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1B 4X4
Phone: 403-528-1631
Fax: 403-528-1651
  • Camps
  • Child Care
  • Youth Engagement

0 - 12 years

Both YMCA of Medicine Hat facilities offer this exceptional service for members to utilize while maintaining your healthy lifestyle.

Our staff members are certified in First Aid CPR C, Healthy Child Development Training, Child Protection Training, Child Protection Policy and have valid criminal record checks.

Ultimately we want to provide each child with quality care and attention so you have peace of mind while enjoying your workout.  To take advantage of the 1.5 hours of free childminding, both you and your child(ern) must have active memberships.

Below are some frequently asked questions about our childminding service:


Q:  I'm an adult who does not have a YMCA membership (I usually pay a drop-in fee to access the YMCA), but my child has a YMCA membership. Can I get free childminding?

A:  NO.  To access childminding, you must have a membership, and your child must also have a membership.

Q:  I'm an adult who has a YMCA membership, but my child does not have a membership, can I get free childminding?

A:  NO.  To access childminding, both you and your child must have memberships.

Q:  I have a membership, and my child(ern) has a membership, can I use the childminding service offered by you?

A:  YES.  As long an both you and your child(ern) have memberships, you can use our childminding services.

Q:  We are a family of four and what to take advantage of your childminding service.  What's the most cost-effective membership?

A:  For a family with two or more children, our Family Membership is the best value.  To learn more about our memberships click HERE.