Building Healthier Families

The St. Cloud Area Family YMCA is especially proud to provide Supervised Visits, Supervised/Monitored Exchanges for area families. For more information, contact Sara, our Social Services Director.

Our supervised visits and exchanges program now accepts families who do not have a court order. See below for procedures and details.


To provide families with a positive, healthy environment in which to interact, offering them a place where family vulnerability will be reduced.


During the school year:

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Visits can be scheduled for up to four hours based on staff availability and caseload.


Please contact the Social Work Director for fees. Scholarships are available.


Children and parties are able to utilize these fun activity areas.

  • Large Gym: Basketball, soccer, kickball, football etc.
  • Rainbow Room/Kid’s Gym: coloring, painting, reading, puzzles, toys, climbing wall, listening to music, etc.
  • Lobby/Conference Room: eating, reading, talking, coloring, watching swimmers, watching movies, etc.
  • Outside Activities: Playground, football, soccer, baseball/softball, catch, etc.

*All activities are dependent upon gym and racquetball schedules and the availability of the conference room. Please notify the Visitation Supervisor of your desired plan.*

About vistiation and exchange staff members

All visitation/exchange supervisors have backgrounds in social work, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, or human relations, and are trained to deal with issues concerning families in crisis. Visitation staff are informed of the confidentiality policy and sign a waiver stating the same. Any breach of this policy will result in the dismissal of the visitation/exchange supervisor.