CHILD WATCH

Now in the Pepsi Rec Room!

FREE 90 Minutes for Members!
Our goal is to provide a safe, clean and cheerful environment for children so families can gather at the Y and parents have time to workout without worry.

Online Reservation is Required.

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:15am – 1:30pm & 2:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:15am – 11:15am

Online Reservations

Online reservations are required for Childwatch. Online reservations will be made through Motion Vibe. To create a Member Portal, please click here. You will need your YMCA Member ID. You can find this by logging into your YMCA account or by calling the front desk.

To make your reservation, log in your Motion Vibe member portal. Reservations can only be made 5 days in advance.

Family Registration Now Available!

Now you can add your children to your Motion Vibe account and register each individually for Childwatch. Below are the instructions:

  1. Login to your Motion Vibe Member Portal
  2. Click My Account
  3. Click ADD CHILD OR SPOUSE under Family section
  4. Add your child’s information, including their YMCA Member ID (barcode)
    1. Your child’s barcode (Member ID) can be found by logging into your YMCA account from our website. You can also contact the front desk or email onlinereservations@mankatoymca.org to get this barcode number (Member ID).
  5. Click ‘Save’
  6. Repeat for each child
  7. When registering for a Childwatch or Kids Zone time-slot, click register.
  8. Select all children that will be attending that reservation
  9. Click ‘Register Now’ button

Questions? Email us at onlinereservations@mankatoymca.org.

For more information on how to use Motion Vibe, click here.

Updated Policies

Guidelines to control and that promote ongoing safety and precautionary measures.

These include:

  • Childwatch will now be in the Pepsi Rec Room
  • Childwatch Reservations required
    • Please register each child attending individually (See instructions for Family Registration to the left)
  • Two age groups now available
    • Children 6 months – 8 years old
      • Max capacity: 12
    • Children 9 – 12 years old (Kids Zone)
      • Max capacity: 5
  • No diaper changes (parents will be called and asked to leave their activity if a change is needed during the Childwatch reservation time)
  • Games and Toys will be disinfected between every use and placed in a “clean” receptacle – toys will be rotated to allow for proper sanitization
  • Door stoppers will be used to reduce touch-points
  • Hand Sanitizer will be available in rooms and will be actively encouraged to be used, along with regular hand washing
  • Staff will routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects
    • Objects that cannot be cleaned and sanitized will not be used.
  • Maintain a social distance among adults of 6 feet apart
  • Interaction will be limited between staff and children of different small groups and in common areas
  • Patrons will be allowed to use the room once per day for a max of 90 minutes
  • Tour visitors will not be allowed in the room at this time to limit nonessential visitors.
  • All staff and children ages 6 and over must wear a mask inside the YMCA, including at Childwatch. It is encouraged for children ages 2-5 to also wear a mask, but not required. Childwatch greeter will be enclosed by shield barrier.