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Childcare & Camp / Childcare Services

Our Programs

The Child Care Centres and Out-of-School Programs are licensed by the Alberta Children and Youth Services. All programs are carefully planned to reflect the needs and interests of the children enrolled at each site. A unique variety of activities are available, including arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, science, music, computer time, and much more.


YMCA Childcare

Contact Senior Director of Early Years and School Age Programs
Holly Christopher - 780.790.9532 ext 31 or 780.715.4385


North Fort McMurray Childcare Programs

Birchwood Child Development Centre
Daycare: 12 months – 6 years
Mon–Fri: 6:00am–6:00pm

190 Tamarack Way
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 1A1
Phone: 780.790.9532
Contact Supervisor: Silvie Adams or Holly Sceviour: 780.790.9532 ext 30

Thickwood Heights Child Development Centre
Daycare: 19 months – 6 years
Mon–Fri: 6:00am–6:00pm

96 Silin Forest Road
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 1A1
Phone: 780.791.4462
Contact: Jennifer Bridger or Christina Barrington

Out-of-School-Care (North) 6 – 12 yrs.
Mon–Fri: 6:00am-6:00pm

  • Ecole Dickensfield Public School
  • Thickwood Heights Public School
  • Timberlea Public School
  • Westview Public School

Contact Supervisor: Jennifer Bridger and Christina Barrington - 780.791.4462

South Fort McMurray Childcare Programs

Riedel Child Development Centre
Daycare: 12 months – 6 years
Mon–Fri: 6:30am–6:00pm

34-8820 Franklin Ave
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 3N2
Phone: 780.743.5554
Contact Supervisor: Amy Gyotar - 780.743.5554

Greely Road OOSC
Out-of-school care: 6 – 12 years
Mon–Fri: 6:00am–6:00pm

109 Greely Road
Fort McMurray, AB
T9H 4V4
Phone: 780.715.8584
Contact Supervisor: Jennifer Bridger and Christina Barrington - 780.791.4462


The YMCA of Wood Buffalo acknowledges the partnership of:
Alberta's Promise     Ft. McMurray School District
For their support of these programs.



United Way
Syncrude
Proudly Supports the YMCA of Wood Buffalo