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YWCA Minneapolis Children's Center at Midtown


YWCA Midtown

2121 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA



7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Program Areas and Services

  • Infants (6 weeks to 16 months)
  • Toddlers (16 months to 36 months)
  • Preschool (36 months to Kindergarten)
  • School-Age After School (Kindergarten through Fifth Grade)
  • Summer Kids Camp (Children currently in grades K-5)
  • Full-Day School-Age (K – 5th grade)

Our Midtown Children’s Center is located on Lake Street near Hiawatha Avenue, providing easy access to the Lake Street stop on the Hiawatha light rail line, as well as many bus routes along Lake Street. We are also only a few blocks from a Midtown Greenway access point.

The Midtown Children’s Center offers the Strong Beginnings Program, which provides enhanced special services intervention and family services.

The Midtown Children’s Center has NAEYC Accreditation.

Weekly Tuition


Full Week $630


Full Week $516


Full Week $414


Full Week $360

School-Age After School:

Per Week $262.55

School Release Days:

Per Day $72

Part-Time Care:

Contact the center director for part-time rates and options.

In addition, there is a twice-yearly $75 registration fee. Prices effective January 24, 2022.

Financial Assistance

YWCA Minneapolis welcomes families who receive funds from:

  • CCAP (Child Care Assistance Program)
  • Pathway I Scholarships

Please contact the center for information regarding financial assistance opportunities that may be available to eligible families for children in our care.