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Kids Central

Kids Central is an indoor modular playground that is provided by the Madison Area YMCA as a member service.

For preschool and school-age children, Kids Central features include a cargo bridge, trolley glide, gym ring challenge and monkey bars. A dedicated toddler area includes stand-alone elements such as a hippopotamus beanbag, wall-mounted games and stationary sit-on cars/animals.

This unique and exciting area is used for Babysitting and Open Play and programming.

Kids Central can also be rented for private parties.

SUMMER HOURS
Standard Babysitting Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30am to 8pm
  • Friday morning: 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Saturday morning: 8am to 12:30pm
  • Sunday mornings: 8am to 12pm
Premium Babysitting Hours:
  • Friday: 12:30 to 4pm
  • Saturday: 12:30 to 3pm

OPEN PLAY IS NOT AVAILABLE DURING MORNING BABYSITTING HOURS. 
The main Kids Central play area is available for Open Play:

  • Monday through Saturday from 12:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Sunday from 12:00 pm to closing
Drop and Shop

Drop and Shop

Need to get shopping done or run errands without the kids? Our drop-off programs allow parents to leave the facility during scheduled times. In this 4-hour mini camp, under the supervision of trusted and qualified Kids Central instructors, your child will enjoy lunch, the Kids Central playground, burn some energy with active play and get creative with a craft. Our exciting afternoon concludes with a movie. Sign up early; space is limited. For ages 3 months to 11 years old.

kids caravan

Kids Caravan

With this added benefit to Kids Central Family Unlimited Babysitting, use the Y uninterrupted, knowing a trusted and qualified Kids Central Instructor will bring your child to and from programs! (Aquatics not included.) Children must be reliably toilet trained. Ages 3-11 years old.     


Parents' night out

Parents' Night Out

In need of a night out? Our drop-off programs allow parents to leave the facility during scheduled times. Under the supervision of trusted and qualified Kids Central instructors, children enjoy our Kids Central playground, burn some energy with active play, get creative with a craft and help prepare dinner while you enjoy a 4-hour date night. The night will conclude with a movie in our newest Kids Central area, The Zone.
For ages 5-11 years old.

The ZONE Challenge

The ZONE Challenge

Make new friends while enjoying interactive competitive gaming fun in our new Tween Zone! Kinect with track and field, bowling, dance, and now featuring our brand new twall 64. Let the light in! Game on! For ages 8-11 years old.

Kids Central

  • Babysitting Services

  • Special Events

  • Open Play

  • Kids Central Rules

  • Drop and Go Babysitting

  • Drop and Shop

  • Kids Caravan

  • The Zone Challenge

  • Strolling Through Fall