Downtown Y B.A.S.E. Care


B.A.S.E. follows the Maryland State licensing guidelines for child care. Our directors are experienced, fully licensed child care providers with background checks, ADA training, medication administrative training and CPR/First Aid Certified. Children participate in recreation-based activities that incorporate the core content areas of the National YMCA curriculum including:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Performing Arts
  • Character Development
  • Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Homework support
  • Science & Technology
  • Literacy
  • Social Competence and Conflict Resolution

Participating Schools

B.A.S.E. is offered at these Frederick County elementary schools during the upcoming/current school year:


For pricing, please fill out the form below, and registration information will be provided.

  • Please note that all Member rates are applicable only for children who are part of a Household Membership. Individual Youth memberships will pay the Non-member rate.
  • A non-refundable registration fee of $50 per child is required at the time of registration. Fee applies to families receiving YMCA financial assistance. Fee is waived for POC recipients.
  • Before registration, please download our B.A.S.E registration packet (available below) and submit all completed required forms.
  • New program participants will also need to complete a Health Packet (available below) that is required to be on file at the site prior to or on the first day of attendance in the program.

For more information, contact Diana Lewis at 301-663-5131, ext. 1269 or 

OUR MISSION: To Put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.