Child Care starts on Tuesday,
September 4, 2012
Child Care Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:15 am- 12:00 pm
The cost of our childcare is $1.50 per hour per child with a two hour
maximum. Children brought to the childcare must be your own children. For
insurance purposes, we can not take care of children that you may be
watching for other people. Please see our Childcare Brochure for more
Please do not bring snacks that could be a choking hazard (i.e. grapes).
Sippy cups or spill-proof water bottles are permitted. Water is preferred
but juice is okay as long as it is in a spill-proof bottle or cup. Please
do not bring juice boxes or pouches because they spill easily.
It would be helpful to the staff on duty if bottles and cups were labeled
with your child’s name, although this is not required.
* Snacks are allowed in the child center. It is recommended that you bring
a snack that your child can eat easily without help and is not messy. Some
Infants and Toddlers:
* Parents are responsible for changing diapers. We will come get you if
your child needs to be changed.
* Parents will be notified if their child has been crying for more than 15
minutes and cannot be comforted.
* Pacifiers and comfort items such as blankets are permitted in the Child
* Pre-mixed bottles are preferred but we will mix bottles.
* We do not potty train but will do our best to get your toddler to the
bathroom when they need to go. Please bring extra clothes because
accidents do happen.
If a child is seen as a danger to themselves or other children, Princeton
Health and Fitness has the right to remove that child from the center.
* Biting– If your child bites another child or the staff, we will come get
you and ask that your child be removed from the Child Center for the day.
* Bad Behavior- Redirection will be used for children younger than 3 years
of age. Children 3 years of age and older will first be given a warning
then a time-out. If the behavior continues after 3 time-outs, the parent
will be notified and will need to come get their child.
* You may leave your punch card and unlimited card in the child center. We
will notify you when you will need a new card.
Child Center Prices
As of January 1, 2005
$1.50 per hour/per child
$12.00 for punch card (10 punches)
$18-one month unlimited for one child
$25-one month unlimited for two children
$32-one month unlimited for three children
$40-one month unlimited for four children
Our Child Center is a fun place for you to bring your children while you
work out at Princeton Health and Fitness. It is available to all Princeton
Health & Fitness members and guests. There is a 2 hour limit per visit.
All children through 12 years of age are allowed in the center. To keep
the Child Center running efficiently, we ask that you observe the
* *Minnesota State Law requires that you remain in the building while your
child is in our care.
Please take your child to the restroom before checking into the Child
Please sign your child in and write down where you will be in the fitness
We cannot provide care for children that you may be taking care of other
than your own.
Socks or shoes should be worn in the child center room. Bare feet is
Shoes must be worn in the gymnasium. If a child has no shoes with them
they may have to sit out of gym activities or will need to remain in the
Child Center with another staff member.
The staff on duty in the Child Center has the right to limit the usage of
designated play spaces. For example, they may decide not to bring the
children into the gymnasium if there are too many young children or if the
space is being occupied by other members.
Toys from home should stay at home.
We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
SICK CHILD POLICY
* If your child displays any of these symptoms please keep them at home.
We at the Princeton Health and Fitness Child Center do our job cleaning
the toys on a regular basis, but we also need to have the cooperation from
you, the parent or guardian, to keep our center as germ free as we
¨ If a child becomes sick while at the center, the child will be kept
apart from the other children and the parent will be notified to bring him
or her home.
A child with any of the conditions or behaviors listed below is a sick
child and should not be brought into the Child Center:
With a reportable illness or condition that a physician determines is
With chicken pox until the child is no longer contagious and until the
lesions are crusted over
Who has vomited within the last 24 hours
Who has had abnormally loose stools within the previous 24 hours
Who has had contagious Conjunctivitis (Pink eye) or pus draining from the
Who has had a bacterial infection such as strep throat or Impetigo and has
not completed 24 hours of antibiotics
Who has unexplained lethargy
Who has lice, ringworm or scabies that is untreated and contagious to
Who has had a fever within the last 24 hours
Who has an undiagnosed rash
Who has significant respiratory distress (a bad cough)
Who is not able to participate in child center activities within
Who requires more care than the staff can provide without compromising the
health and safety of the other children in their care
Who has profusely runny noses with either green or clear mucus