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Babysitter Zionsville IN

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Zionsville, IN 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.

Pike YMCA
(317) 297-9622
7114 Lakeview Parkway West Dr.
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-9pm; Sat 7am-5pm; Sun 12n-5pm
Cost
$9-$69/month
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

The Play Connection
(317) 918-4359
9221 Crawfordsville Road
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
Mon-Thu 10:30am-2pm & 3pm-6:30pm; Fri 3pm-6:30pm
Cost
$
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
(317) 435-3993
T.C. Steele Boys & Girls Club,3698 Dubarry Road
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
School year: Mon-Fri 3:30pm-6:30pm
Cost
Free (only students at Emma Donnan Middle School, IPS #72, can attend)
Ages
15-May
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

Benjamin Harrison YMCA
(317) 547-9622
5736 Lee Rd.
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-11pm; Fri 5am-10pm; Sat 7am-7pm; Sun 11am-6pm
Cost
$9-$69/month
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

West District YMCA
(317) 484-9622
7811 W. Morris St.
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Cost
$9-$69/month
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Jordan YMCA
(317) 253-3206
8400 Westfield Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-11pm; Fri 5am-10pm; Sat 7am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm
Cost
$9-$69/month
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
(317) 926-4222
Wheeler-Dowe Boys & Girls Club,2310 E. 30th Street
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
School year: Mon-Fri 3pm-9pm; Summer: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
Cost
Free (only students at Emma Donnan Middle School, IPS #72, can attend)
Ages
15-May
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

YMCA at the Athenaeum
(317) 685-9705
401 E. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-10pm; Fri 5am-9pm; Sat 7am-7pm; Sun 12n-6pm
Cost
$9-$69/month
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
(317) 241-0557
LeGore Boys & Girls Club,5228 W. Minnesota Street
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
School year: Mon-Fri 2:30pm-9pm; Summer: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
Cost
Free (only students at Emma Donnan Middle School, IPS #72, can attend)
Ages
15-May
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
(317) 370-8301
George Buck Boys & Girls Club,2701 Devon Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
Hours
School year: Mon-Fri 3:30pm-6:30pm
Cost
Free (only students at Emma Donnan Middle School, IPS #72, can attend)
Ages
15-May
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources

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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