YMCA Academy 2020

The YMCA Academy provides care at the following locations.

Bushnell-Prairie City - From the end of the school day until 5:30 PM at the Bushnell Rec Center, 300 Miller Street. Transportation to the Center will be provided by the School District along with lunches.

West Prairie School District - From the end of the school day until 5:30 pm at the Colchester City Hall.

Macomb Schools - Please call for details 309-833-2129. 


  • Provide quality care for children
  • Support and strengthen the family unit
  • Help children develop to their fullest potential
  • Assist with academic achievement
  • Foster good health habits
  • Provide a positive YMCA environment of safety, support and care
  • Offer activities that encourage confidence and feelings of self worth



Please download the Registration Form and leave at your child/children's school. or email to staff@macombymca.org

Registration Form 

Please note that the registration forms sent to the schools and emailed on 8/17/20 incorrectly stated you could register for the weeks you choose. If registering for the program you will be registered and charged for each week unless you unenroll from the program.

$25 Registration Fee for All Locations

Bushnell - Prairie City  $135 per week

West Prairie School District $125 per week

Rate Exceptions

  • There is a late charge of $10 for every 15 minutes after 5:30 pm
  • Weekly rates will be adjusted based on School Calendar

Fees will be set up through an Auto-Deduction system from your checking account, or credit card. You may pay monthly, bi-weekly or weekly. If you choose not to set up an Auto-Deduction the fees are due the first of each week. NO BALANCES are allowed and failure to pay will result in your child being unenrolled from the program.  Please contact alarson@macombymca.org to set up your payment plan.