Desoto County Childcare YMCA

Address

Greenbrook Elementary School Bldg D
730 Rasco Road
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: 662-280-6370
Fax: 662-280-6374


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High Blood Pressure Program

YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South is looking for adults with high blood pressure to take part in this program.

Blood Pressure Screenings will be conducted at the program launch at the various branch locations.

Program Launch: Monday, February 15

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Fee: Free to YMCA members. Small fee for non-members.

Participants receive:

  • Personalized support from a Y Healthy Heart Ambassador.
  • Tips for maintaining cardiovascular health.
  • Easy-to-use, portable self-tracking tool.
  • Heart healthy nutrition education seminars.

Participants will learn how to use a blood pressure cuff, self-monitor and attend monthly nutrition education seminars.

Participants must meet the following criteria to participate in the program:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be diagnosed with high blood pressure
  • Must not have experienced a recent cardiac event
  • Must not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmia
  • Must not be at risk for lymphedema

The Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program will be available at the following YMCA locations:

Cordova Family YMCA – 7950 Club Center Cove, Cordova, TN, 901.755.2123, (Contact: James Corrigan)

Fogelman Downtown YMCA – 245 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN, 901.527,9622, (Contact: Angelos Wilson or Michael Mading)

Millington Family YMCA – 7725 Navy Circle E., 901.873.1434, (Contact: Lisa Anderton)

Nuber YMCA – 5885 Quince Road, Memphis, TN, 901.682-8025, (Contact: Jimmie Miller)

February is American Heart month

 


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Before & After School Program

We offer before/afterschool care in 22 DeSoto County schools. We offer a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills.

Times:
Before Care starts at 6:30 a.m.
Afterschool Care ends at 6:00 p.m.

Program includes:

  • Healthy Snack
  • Homework Time
  • Learning Centers
  • Character Development
  • CATCH fitness program

When kids are out of school for holidays, we offer holiday camps at several locations.

Cost:
Before Care – $34
After Care – $62
Before and After Care – $77
Registration Fee (waived for members of the YMCA) – $75

Locations

Before& After Care:

Center Hill Elementary
Desoto Central Primary
Desoto Central Elementary
Greenbrook Elementary
Hope Sullivan Elementary
Lake Cormorant Elementary
Overpark Elementary
Pleasant Hill Elementary
Southaven Elementary
Southaven Intermediate
Walls Elementary

After Care Only:

Chickasaw Elementary
Hernando Elementary
Hernando Hills Elementary
Horn Lake Elementary
Horn Lake Intermediate
Lewisburg Elementary
Lewisburg Primary
Olive Branch Elementary
Olive Branch Intermediate
Oak Grove Central Elementary
Shadow Oaks Elementary

For more information contact our office at 662.280.6370 or email Mandy Smith at msmith@ymcamemphis.org or Traci Nichols at tnichols@ymcamemphis.org.

For billing and payment information or questions, please contact Tina Brannon at 662.280.6370 ext. 2002 or email tbrannon@ymcamemphis.org

Financial Aid Assistance is available. Rates are based on income.

Parent Handbook
Registration Form

Greenbrook Elementary
School Building D
730 Rasco Road
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: 662-280-6370
Fax: 662-280-6374


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Summer Day Camp

Whether you choose one week or all summer, YMCA Day Camp fits your schedule and provides fun and enriching activities for your child. Campers work together in many activities, which lead to the development of team work skills, leadership skills and lifelong friendships. In addition, Campers gain an understanding of the YMCA Character Development Values: Caring, Honest, Respect, Responsibility and Faith.

Camp Dates: May 23-August 3 (Subject to change based on DeSoto County School schedule)

Registration Dates:  Saturday, March 19th and April 16th at Chicksaw Elementary, Hernando Hills Elementary and Greenbrook Elementary

Register at any camp location during the afterschool hours, or the Olive Branch Family YMCA or Greenbrook Elementary BLDG D from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Camp Locations:

  • Chickasaw Elementary School (Ages 9-12) *
  • Hernando Hills Elementary
  • Olive Branch Elementary School (Ages 5-8) *
  • Southaven Middle School *

* Teen camp (13-15) will be offered at this location

*Locations will offer lunch and snack

Camp Hours: 6:30am-6:00pm

Cost:
$75 Registration fee per family

$75 weekly Teen Camp
$115 weekly per child – Ages 5-12
$5 sibling discount
$65 per week for Counselors in Training “CIT” program (OBES and HES Camp). Applications must be submitted for review before acceptance.

Forms:

Payment for registration fee and first week is due at time of registration. All requests for Income Based Rate Scale are based on household income. Please bring 2015 income tax statement and last two check stubs for household. Amount will be determined at registration.

Please bring your child’s physician’s address & telephone number as well as health insurance, current immunization records and emergency contact information.

Items to bring to camp:

  • Swimsuit, Sunscreen & Towel

Activities:

  • Field Trips filled with Adventure – Once a week
  • Swimming – Twice a week (Swim lessons offered)
  • Team Sports
  • Organized Games
  • Character Development
  • Arts – Imagination and Creativity
  • Weekly Themes – Wacky Wednesday’s

For more information contact our office at 662.280.6370 or email Mandy Smith at msmith@ymcamemphis.org or Traci Nichols at tnichols@ymcamemphis.org.