Looking for child care while you exercise? Our YMCA offers drop-in Child Watch while caregivers make use of the Y’s fitness facilities. Child Watch is included with a YMCA Family Membership for up to two hours a day.

The Child Watch room has play ovens, play workbenches, slides, children-sized tables and chairs, and many, many toys. Our Child Watch workers are tops in their area which brings peace of mind to mom or dad while they work out. The room is designed for ages ranging from newborn to 7 years old.

At the YMCA, Healthy Child Development starts early. That’s why we offer learning programs that help children learn the essential skills they need to be ready for school. Our trained, supportive staff works to help children receive the best possible start to their education.

Our goal is to encourage a love for lifelong learning in a caring community. School Readiness for all children is a core component of YMCA early care and learning. The YMCA of Hannibal Missouri has chosen the Creative Curriculum to ensure that our children are prepared for school.

Registration begins August 1st


  • Infant 6 weeks – 23 months old
  • 24 months – 5 years old
    • Non-potty-trained and potty-trained

Rates Per Week:

  • Infant 6 weeks – 23 months
    • Member $189; Non-member $220
  • 24 months – 3 years old
    • Member $169; Non-member $199
  • 3 years – 5 years not potty trained
    • Member $169 ; Non-member $199
  • 3 years – 5 years potty trained
    • Member $159; Non-member $195

To check availability or be added to the wait list, please contact Amanda Gibbs via email or call us at 573-221-0586.

A room is provided with a private place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from the public, to express breast milk. The room can be designated space for lactation.  The room will:

Be located off the main lobby window sitting area.

The room has a functional lock with appropriate signage indicating available times for milk         


The room is well-lit with blinds available on the door to provide complete privacy

The room contains a chair, table, refrigerator, microwave, electrical outlet, and access to clean water.

Camps at the Y offer kids countless opportunities to laugh, learn, lead and make lasting friendships.

Fun, games, and flexibility for working parents! Register for 1 day or the whole camp! School age children are welcome. Sign up online or at the Welcome Center. Breakfast, lunch, and a snack are provided.


  • September 30
  • October 25
  • October 28
  • December 2

Time: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm


Price Per Day:

  • Member $38; Non-member $53

The YMCA offers a summer adventure camp for kids from K-6th grades. Eleven fun-filled weeks of activities your child will experience include field trips, camp assemblies, special guests and events, swimming, arts and crafts, weekly themes, science, games, super cool counselors, and much more! Make the long summer fly by with camp at the Y. Sign up today for Summer Adventure Camp!

Kids (entering K-6th Grade) are divided into groups by age.

Registration ONLINE ONLY – Starting March 1, 2024

Join us for 10 weeks of summer camp FUN! Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack provided! Swimming every day!
Monday – Friday; 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Campers: entering Kindergarten – entering 6th Grade
Dates: June 3 – August 9

Registrations Fees:

  • Per camper: $95 (non-refundable; due at registration)
  • Weekly rate: Member $139; Non-member $180

Join us for swimming, friends, field trips, crafts, sunshine, and smiles!

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The LIT program teaches valuable leadership skills to help prepare young adults for the future. LIT members are placed in responsible positions at the camp, serving as role models to campers and peers and learning about respect, responsibility, caring, and honesty.

For those who have finished 6th Grade to 15 years old.

Apply to be a leader in training to learn about working with children and be able to grow your skills for future employment. L.I.T.’s participate in field trips, activities, and games with additional responsibilities. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided.

Applications are available at the YMCA Front Desk and on the website on March 1, 2024.

This opportunity is available to members only.

Registration Fees:

  • Per L.I.T.: $95 (non-refundable)
  • Full Summer Rate: $550 ($55 a week)
  • Half-Summer Rate: $285 (4 weeks of your choice)

Questions? Email: Kelly.Colley@ymcaofhannibal.com

Looking for a fun summer job? Consider applying to be a camp counselor! Pick up an application at the front desk any time!

Register for Leadership in Training

Leadership In Training Application

Do you want to help with the summer camp? Parents and members can donate items to the summer camp!

The camp is in need of the following items:

  • Duct tape
  • Bubbles
  • Ice pops
  • AA batteries
  • Photo backdrops
  • Sidewalk chalk

Contact Kelly Colley for more information.