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Mission Statement: The Hopewell Valley YMCA is a charitable organization dedicated to building a healthy spirit, mind and body, through programs which promote good health, strong families, youth leadership and community development. YMCA's are open to men, women and children of all ages, abilities, races and religions.


Before School Program

Registration for Hopewell Valley YMCA's Before and After School Program is now open! 

Returning Families Register Here

New Families Register Here

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care services in the U.S.A! This is due to outstanding services and staff! The Hopewell Valley YMCA prides themselves on being part of such an important aspect of each child's development! Trust your child with us to make sure they are safe, happy and healthy!

Hopewell Valley YMCA's Before and After School Program


The Hopewell Valley YMCA will be offering Before and After School child care services to provide convenient, reliable and safe programs for children and parents throughout the Hopewell Valley Regional School District.  To best serve the needs of the children, all of our programs are located at your child's school to make the the transition as safe and easy as possible.  All of our programs are fully insured and Licensed with New Jersey's Office of Licensing of the Department of Children and Families. All Site Directors and Staff take a clear and strong interest in the well being of the children are are dedicated too making a positive lasting impression in their lives.



Bear Tavern Elementary School

Hopewell Elementary School

Stony Brook Elementary School

Toll Gate Grammar


Before School

Hours of Operations: 7:00am - 8:35am; Monday through Friday

Bear Tavern, Hopewell, Stony Brook, Toll Gate


Drop In Care

Drop-in care is provided on an as needed basis. Need your child to attend the program every now and then on as needed basis? Then sign up for drop-in care. Registered participants will be able to notify the center of any upcoming days needed and have their child attend without any hesitations. Advanced registration is required in order to make use of the drop-in care.


*** School district half days are included with regularly scheduled days


Download your Parent Handbook Here 


Child Development Director

Karen Sharp





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We are a "Y without walls" meaning we operate in many different locations through out the community. Our administrative offices are located at 62 South Main Street in Pennington, NJ and we accept program registrations at this location.We proudly serve the Hopewell Valley community.