Buchanan YMCA offers a fee-based before and after school program that serve students at New Traditions Elementary School and Chinese Immersion School at De Avila, and a fee-based after school program at Gateway Middle School. We are committed to offering quality programming by hiring qualified staff, establishing strong relationships and partnerships with school families and community members, and incorporating youth development principles into our everyday activities.
Online registration is recommended. Families can secure a spot online and set up automatic payments for monthly fees, and submit the registration packet by due date specified by program. Completed packets can be submitted to the program Site Coordinator or at Buchanan YMCA.
*If you need assistance with activating your YMCA member account, please refer to the account setup instructions.
If you would like to register in person, please submit registration packet at Buchanan YMCA. You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your registration is complete. To expedite process, check with a membership staff to ensure you have a current billing method on file for monthly payments. Please note August fee will be charged at registration to secure student's spot in program.
2019-20 Registration Packets
We are committed to ensuring everyone has access to our programs. Limited financial assistance is available for our before and after school programs and is awarded to eligible families on a first-come, first-serve basis. To apply, please complete one of the applications below and submit with income verification and completed registration packet to Buchanan YMCA.
A 14 day notice is required for schedule changes and a 30 day notice is required for cancellations. Please complete the Change Request Form and submit your request to the Site Coordinator.
Site Coordinator at Chinese Immersion School - Jackson has grown to love serving the Western Addition Community as a member of the Buchanan YMCA since he moved to the city in 2016. The warm, family feel of the community has made his transition to the big city much easier. He feels at home here with the diverse, inclusive, and loving members of the Buchanan YMCA and surrounding community.
Leadership for Gateway Middle School, Model UN, and Youth & Government. Nancy works hard to provide opportunity and encouragement to the Teens of the Western Addition/Fillmore District. Her work at the Buchanan YMCA consists of Civic Engagement, Middle School Afterschool, and Workforce Development programming.
Greg has spent the past 10 years working in youth development and, since moving to San Francisco in 2018, continues to learn more every day about the community and its youth. While his passion for teaching and helping others drives him at the Buchanan YMCA, you may find Greg exploring new things around San Francisco to share with the youth at New Traditions Elementary.