Looking for drop-in childcare in Fargo for just an hour or two: to meet up with a friend, attend an appointment, or just to have a few hours to yourself? Here are some handy options for childcare in Fargo-Moorhead.
Drop-In Childcare in Fargo
Note: This location will be closing in June 2022.
Days: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (with a 6:30 a.m. option by registration only)
This drop-in childcare center features special activities each month. It’s open for kids 12 weeks to 12 years old. Check out their website and Facebook page for more information on programming and rates.
Days: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Located in West Fargo, this drop-in childcare provides fun for children ages six weeks to 13 years old. Dino Drop-In focuses on play based education and is a flexible and easy option. See their Facebook page for updates on current curriculum.
Giggle Garden (call ahead for availability)
Days: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Drop-in childcare in Fargo for babies up to age 12. They encourage learning through play and curriculum.
Days: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Located on 25th Street in Fargo, Kids Kingdom offers drop-in childcare for kids from 18 months to 12 years. They provide a fun environment and keep kids entertained with art and games.
YMCA (members only)
Note: Open to YMCA members only during their workout time.
Days: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 – 8:00 p.m., Saturday 7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., and Sunday 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Open to kids six weeks old to eight years old, they can play for up to two hours per day in this fun spot.
Parents Night Out in Fargo
For kids ages 7+. Drop the kids off to play games, assemble puzzles, build robotics and more! Contact Code Ninjas directly to request more information regarding dates and cost.
Open select Saturdays, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. And available for kids six weeks to 11 years old. Pre-register using the Courts Plus App.
For kids from two weeks to nine years old. Held on one Saturday per month from 4:45 – 7:45 p.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Drop the kids off for fun and movement on select weekend nights from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Kids can enjoy group games, bounce houses, obstacle courses, and more! There’s one event per month with a different theme each time. Register on their website.
Their Kids Night Out typically takes place once per month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. For ages six and up. Check their event calendar for upcoming dates.
Kids six weeks to 14 years old will have a blast at the YMCA during their monthly Parents Night Out events. Bonus, a healthy meal is included! Registration is required, preferably one week in advance.
Parents Morning/Day Out
Open for both members and non-members on one Tuesday each month from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Drop off kids ages two weeks to nine years for some active fun.
For kids ages 6 – 13, takes place on select days throughout the year. Contact Conquer Ninja Gyms for more information on Parents Day Out camps.