Ymca Douglas - Watertown WI Licensed Group Child Care

1101 Prospect St , WATERTOWN WI 53098
(262) 567-9622

About the Provider

Description: Child care provided by the Y is more than looking after kids. It’s about nurturing development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills and develop healthy, trusting relationships.

Great Escape is a Wisconsin State Licensed before and after school program available on site at your child’s elementary school. This program provides an opportunity for your child to socialize with other kids their age and participate in a variety of activities in a safe environment. Trained, professional and caring staff provide homework help, a healthy snack and a fun place for your child to start and end the day. Limited spaces are available.

Additional Information: Open SEP - JUN Initial License Date: 9/1/2010.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 1015588
  • Capacity: 25
  • Age Range: 5 Year(s) - 16 Year(s)
  • YoungStar Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-04-15 Licensing No violations found ***
2021-02-26 Licensing No violations found ***
2020-02-20 251.05(3)(g)2. Assistant Child Care Teacher - Qualifications
Description: Teacher A did not have the entry level training completed within 6 months of working with children.
2019-08-05 Licensing No violations found ***
2019-04-24 Licensing No violations found ***
2019-02-27 Licensing No violations found ***
2018-05-22 251.04(4)(g) Copy Of Policies Available
Description: A copy of the child care policies of the center was not available to the parents in an area of the center accessible to parents.
2018-05-22 251.04(4)(f) Copy Of Rules Available
Description: A copy of licensing rules for group child care centers not posted or available in an area of the center where parents are likely to see it.
2018-05-22 251.04(5)(a) Staff File - Maintenance & Availability
Description: The licensee did not maintain emergency information on all staff working at the site. A current exception permitted storage of staff files at an alternate location but required emergency contact information for staff maintained on site.
2018-04-17 251.04(8)(b) Biennial Training - Child Abuse & Neglect
Description: The licensee did not ensure that every employee who comes in contact with the children at the child care center has received training every two years in child abuse and neglect training and reporting procedures. Staff C was missing documentation that Child Abuse & Neglect training was received every two years.
2018-04-17 251.04(5)(a)6. Staff File - Orientation & Continuing Education
2018-04-17 251.04(5)(a)5. Staff File - Registry Certificate, Educational Qualifications
Description: Staff B & C did not have a certificate from the Registry documenting that the person has met the educational qualifications for the position if the person has worked as a teacher at the center for at least 3 months. Staff B and C did not have documentation of the person's educational qualifications on file.
2018-03-28 Licensing Direct Forfeiture: $200
2018-03-07 251.05(3)(f) Child Tracking Procedure
Description: The center did not implement a procedure to ensure that the number, names and whereabouts of children in care are known to assigned child care workers at all times. Staff failed to count and ensure that all the children were with the group prior to leaving the cafeteria and when they arrived in the gymnasium.
2018-03-07 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children
Description: The center self reported that a 7 year old child was left in the cafeteria when the group went to the gymnasium. A school district employee found the child and remained with the child until the center staff returned. The staff did not provide supervision to the child for approximately 15 minutes.

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