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Babysitter Scottsdale AZ

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Scottsdale, AZ that provide nannies, babysitters, event childcare, residential childcare, and hotel childcare, as well as infant specialists and traveling nannies, and advice and content on childcare.

Scottsdale Gymnastics
(480) 951-0496
9321 N. 94th Street
Scottsdale, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 1-6pm
Cost
Varies by class; check the website for details
Ages
1And Up
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

All About Nannies
(602) 266-9116
Scottsdale, AZ
Hours
Mon-Sat 5am-8pm
Cost
Varies with service
Ages
0-16
Services Available
Childcare

Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA
(480) 951-9622
6869 E. Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-10pm; Fri 5am-9pm; Sat 7am-8pm; Sun 9am-6pm
Cost
Contact the Y for program pricing.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

A Caring Nanny
(480) 946-3423
6613 E. Latham
Scottsdale, AZ
Cost
$300-$1,200 placement fee for permanent nannies.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Absolute Best Care
(602) 923-0944
3420 E. Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

The Little Gym
(480) 596-9310
9160 E Shea Boulevard,Suite 201
Scottsdale, AZ
Hours
See website for class schedule
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

The Little Gym
(602) 996-1380
4848 E. Cactus Road,Suite 510
Scottsdale, AZ
Hours
See website for class schedule
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
(480) 483-7121
12701 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ
Hours
Sun 7am-6pm; Mon-Thu 5:30am-10pm; Fri 5:30am-5pm; Sat 1pm-6pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Schools

Arizona Sunrays
(602) 992-5790
3110 E. Thunderbird Road
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
See website for class schedules.
Cost
Annual membership $30; Parties $155 & up; Classes vary
Ages
1And Up
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams

KidsPark
(602) 788-2445
4726 E. Cactus Road
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Thu 8am-9pm; Fri 8am-11pm; Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 10am-6pm
Cost
One child $8/hour; Two children $12/hour; $3/hour each additional child
Ages
12-Feb
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Babysitter Basic for Parents, Find Babysitter Information and Babysitting Services

Babysitter Basics for Parents

All parents, at some point or the other, will need to hire the services of a babysitter. However, for many parents, this is easier said than done.

Finding the Right Babysitter

A babysitter essentially fills in for you, the parent, during your absence. To ensure that your child is in safe hands, it is essential that you get the right babysitter for the job. To do so:

  • Find out about potential babysitters by asking relatives, friends, colleagues, or community organizations.

  • Choose a babysitter based on the needs of your child and their age. It's easier to baby sit a nine-year old than a baby.

  • Do not hire the first candidate who responds. Take time to screen candidates until you are sure that you have found a babysitter who is best for your child.

  • Look for someone who has the required credentials. A candidate with a certificate in babysitting, for instance, is likely to be more professional and competent. At the same time, don't rely on classroom training alone to judge a babysitter or nanny. Sometimes, babysitting skills are more natural than learned. 

  • Always crosscheck references provided by a potential babysitter.

  • A very good test is to introduce the candidate to your child. This will allow you to evaluate how the prospective babysitter interacts with your child .

Preparing the Babysitter

Before leaving your child in the care of the babysitter you have...

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