Childcare & Kids’ Club

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Children (3 months – 4 years)

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
8:45am-12:15pm9:00am-12:30pm8:15am-12:30pm8:15am-12:30pm8:15am-12:30pm9:00am-12:30pm9:00am-12:30pm
3:15-5:30pm4:00-7:30pm4:00-7:30pm4:00-7:30pm4:00-7:30pm

*Please note: Hours subject to change with usage and group fitness schedule changes. Childcare Policies & Procedures below.

Kids’ Club Hours (ages 4-9 years)

SundayMondayWednesdayThursdaySaturday
8:45am-12:15pm9:00am-12:30pm
3:15-5:30pm4:00-7:30pm4:00-7:30pm4:00-7:30pm

** Please note: Hours subject to change with usage and group fitness schedule changes. Kids Club Policies & Procedures below.

Childcare Policies & Procedures:

Eligibility

  • You must have a JCC All-Inclusive Family, Summer Family, All-Inclusive Adult with Dependents, or Summer Single Parent membership to use the childcare service for no charge.
  • Childcare is available for Levin JCC members only. Local non-members and members at other JCC locations are not eligible to use childcare at the Levin JCC.
  • Children must be between 3 months and 4 years of age.
  • If your child is sick, he or she may not come to childcare until they have gone 24 hours without vomiting, diarrhea, fever of 101 or higher, or a rash that may be contagious.
  • If your child cannot be consoled or is causing disruption, we will contact you and ask you to please pick up your child immediately.
  • If you do not follow all childcare policies, your privileges to use the childcare service may be suspended.

Scheduling

  • Schedule online.  If no one is signed up 24 hours ahead, staff may not be available.
  • You can make an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance.  Busy times may fill up, so sign up early.
  • If you need to cancel your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so others may have your space.
  • There is a 90 minute maximum.
  • One staff person can accept 6 children and two staff can accept 12 children.  For the safety and well-being of all children, please do not ask staff to go above these limits.

Arrival & Pick-up

  • To use the childcare service, the parent/guardian must be in the facilities at all times and must notify the childcare staff of their location on the childcare check in/out sheet.
  • Each parent/guardian must check in their child upon arrival and check out when leaving the childcare room.
  • Please remove shoes in the childcare room.
  • Please be prompt when picking up your child.

What to bring and what to leave at home

  • You may want to bring a drink or snack for your child. We do not have a refrigerator. We do not supply snacks.
    • Please label snacks.
    • Snacks not allowed: PEANUTS AND TREE NUTS or foods containing nuts, lollipops
    • Foods must comply with the Levin JCC Kashrut policy (no milk and meat together, no pork, no shellfish)
    • All drinks must be in spill proof cups, no canned drinks please
  • The childcare room does not store or prepare breast milk or formula. Please make sure your infant is well fed ahead of time.
  • The childcare room staff does not change diapers. Please make sure your child has a clean diaper before arrival. If a diaper change is needed, we will contact you to pick up your child.
  • If your child has been recently potty-trained, consider bringing a change of clothes – accidents happen in new environments.
  • Please label all bags and car seats.
  • Storage space is limited, so please do not bring strollers in. However, parents/guardians are encouraged to bring infant car seats for small infants to sleep/play in.

Private Babysitting policy

  • Please do not ask childcare staff to babysit children outside of the JCC.  It is against our policies for staff to do so.
  • If you already have a babysitting arrangement, you are “grandfathered in,” but you must have an Unsanctioned Childcare Waiver on file.

Kids’ Club Policies and Procedures

Eligibility

  • You must have a JCC All-Inclusive Family, Summer Family, All-Inclusive Adult with Dependents, or Summer Single Parent membership in good standing to use the Kids’ Club service for no charge.
  • Kids’ Club is available for Levin JCC members only. Local non-members and members at other JCC locations are not eligible to use childcare at the Levin JCC.
  • Children must be between 4 and 9 years of age, or in kindergarten through 5th grade.
  • You may choose to sign your 4 year olds up for childcare room or Kids’ Club, based on interests, maturity, and siblings’ location.
  • If your child is sick, they may not come to Kids’ Club until he or she has gone 24 hours without vomiting, diarrhea, fever of 101 or higher, or a rash that may be contagious.
  • If your child is not following rules, we will contact you and ask you to please pick up your child immediately.
  • If you do not follow all Kids’ Club policies, your privileges to use the Kids’ Club service may be suspended.

Scheduling

  • Schedule online.  If no one is signed up 24 hours ahead, staff may not be available.
  • You can make an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance.  Busy times may fill up, so sign up early.
  • If you need to cancel your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so others may have your space.
  • There is a 90 minute maximum.
  • One staff person can accept 10 children.  For the safety and well-being of all children, please do not ask staff to go above this limit.

Arrival and pick up

  • To use the Kids’ Club service, the parent/guardian must be in the facilities at all times and must notify the Kids’ Club staff of their location on the Kids’ Club check in/out sheet.
  • Each parent/guardian must check in their child in the childcare room and then walk them to the Youth Lounge.
  • Please be prompt when picking up your child.

What to bring and what to leave at home

    • You may want to bring a drink or snack for your child. We do not have a refrigerator. We do not supply snacks.  Please label snacks       –  NO PEANUTS or foods containing peanuts-  No lollipops-  Foods must comply with the Levin JCC Kashrut policy (no milk and meat together, no pork, no shellfish)-  All drinks must be in spill proof cups – no canned drinks please
  • Children may bring toys/books from home, but may be asked to put them away if they are causing arguments.

Private Babysitting policy

  • Please do not ask childcare staff to babysit children outside of the JCC.  It is against our policies for staff to do so.
  • If you already have a babysitting arrangement, you are “grandfathered in,” but you must have an Unsanctioned Childcare Waiver on file.

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