Childcare Services

Issaquah Parks & Community Services: Schoolhouse Rec!

Schoolhouse Rec! staff will assist kids through their online school schedule while also providing energetic and engaging activities throughout the school day. Schoolhouse Rec! is available for students in grades K-5 and children will be assigned to a classroom cohort based on their grade. Each cohort will have a dedicated classroom and staff team to help ensure a healthy learning environment. The school day and program calendar will follow the Issaquah School District plan.

Available Monday - Friday (starting Sept. 8)
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (extended care will be available)
Issaquah Community Center
$60/day; $50/day for Residents

Online registration is open. Learn more at the Schoolhouse Rec web page.

YMCA Childcare

Beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 the Y will offer full-day break camp at their Coal Creek and Sammamish locations from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. This program provides a safe and nurturing place for youth while first responders, health care providers, and parents/guardians are required to work.

The daily fee is $45 and includes full-day programming, morning and afternoon snack, lunch, and possibly swimming. Financial assistance is available. First payment is required at the time of registration. First responders and health care providers of direct services will not be charged for this program. Please send an email to before registering to receive your special coupon code or learn about financial assistance options.

More information and registration instructions are available on the YMCA website.

King County Emergency Child Care for Essential Workers

King County has committed $2.2 million to provide child care, free of charge, for essential workers who live or work in King County. The funding will pay for a slot at select child care providers across the county through at least June.

To apply for this free child care, families should call the Child Care Aware of Washington Family Center at 1-800-446-1114 and complete an intake with a Resource Specialist. They have Spanish speaking representatives and can provide service in any other language, free of charge.

Verification of employment and/or home address are required to complete intake.

To expedite the intake process, families can send photos of the required verification documents to

This page was last updated at 10:01 AM on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.