Child Care Programs

YMCA Child Care @ Holy Cross, Kateri, & Mother Teresa

The YMCA (Grande Prairie) runs three unique programs at St. Kateri, Holy Cross, & Mother Teresa Catholic Schools. The YMCA program is available for students in all Catholic schools and students can ride First Bus school buses after school to either facility! The programs are as follows:

  • Before School Care (Grades K - 6)
  • After School Care (Grades K - 6)
  • KinderCare (Child care for days opposite Kindergarten classes)
  • Casual Care (on Professional Development Days & certain holidays)
  • Day Care (Holy Cross only) for 3 & 4 Year Olds
  • After School Care (Mother Teresa) for Grades K-6

For information on the new Day Care program at Holy Cross or the new Out of School Program at Mother Teresa please contact Treva Whitwell at 780-539-4280 or twhitwell@edmonton.ymca.ca.


ACFA Child Care Program (French Before & After School Care)

ACFA Parents with students in St. Gerard School have access to Pre-School and After School Child Care through the ACFA (L'Association canadienne –francaise de l'Alberta).

Options include

  • 3 to 5 Year Old Program (Monday to Thursday from 8:45 to 11:45 or from 1:00 to 3:00). ACFA has costs for 4 mornings/week. They also have an option for parents to pay for 2 mornings/week. You will also need to buy a membership from ACFA for $25. The program runs from September – June!
  • After School Care, contact St. Gerard School for information and availability.
  • KinderCare in afternoons at St. Gerard