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Minnie's Place

The Stanly County Family YMCA welcomes our members’ children, ages 6 weeks—Pre-K to Minnie’s Place,conveniently located on the main floor just before the staircase.

We strive to provide a secure, nurturing, comfortable, and attractive environment for MEMBERS’ children to playwhile parents enjoy their time at the Y. Free of charge, Minnie’s Place is a benefit to your membership. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the following policies:

  1. Minnie’s Place is open to members’ children 6 weeks-Pre-K. Please be prepared to complete one registration card per child upon your first visit.

  2. Children can stay in Minnie’s Place up to two hours at a time.

  3. Minnie’s Place provides learning enrichment sessions each hour for your child(ren) at no additional cost to you!

  4. Please bring all necessary materials needed for your child’s care (diapers, wipes, change of clothes, formula, bottle, cup with lid). donated to charity at the end of each month.

  5. Parents are welcome to accompany their children to the Youth Lobby to have a snack and/or beverage before, during, or after Minnie’s Place reservation time. Staff will bottle feed babies as parents direct. Water is available for all children.

  6. Parents are required to make advance reservations at the Membership Desk, 704-982-1916. Reservations for Monday mornings must be made by 3 pm on Saturday (or by 4 pm on SundaysOct-May). Reservations for Tuesday-Saturday mornings must be made by 7 pm the night before. Reservations for evening hours must be made by 3 pm on the same day.  The number of reservations and the ages of the children determine staffing needs. Walk-ins, drop-ins, and call-ins are not accepted.

  7. Minnie’s Place can be used only while parents are using the facility. Children may not be left in Minnie’s Place during non-operating hours.

  8. Please call to change or cancel your reservation. Staff will wait at least 15 minutes for a child to arrive before closing Minnie’s Place. If there is a record of 3 “no-shows” for the month, you will be charged a $5.00 fee.

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm; 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Saturday 8:15 am - 11:30 am

  • Sunday (Oct-May) 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our Open Door Scholarship Program for financial assistance.