Kids Cove

The Kids Cove Babysitting Center is discounted with your membership!

Kids Cove is a safe and convenient babysitting service for Cayuga members, guests and others utilizing Cayuga services. Parents can enjoy a workout at Cayuga or visit their Cayuga health care provider while children between the ages of 3 mos. to 13 years, play under the direct supervision of Kids Cove staff.

Call for a reservation

Main Location

(607) 277-3861

For more information on Kids Cove please contact our Kids Cove Supervisor Meggan Conklin at

Registration Forms

Frequently Asked Questions, click here

Pricing and Hours, click here

Parent Guidelines

Parent Interested In Utilizing Kids Cove

Frequently Asked Questions

The maximum time limit for Kids Cove services is 2 hours per day. There is a fine for children not picked up within the 2 hour limit.

To allow for appropriate staffing, reservations are required for all children. Call Cayuga Main Location to make reservations. At least 24 hour notice is required for infants (1 year and under).

  • Parents must check in children at Cayuga Front Desk.
  • Parents will then take children to Kids Cove and sign child in.
  • Parents will then return to Cayuga Front Desk to make payment (if required) and check out children. They will be given a receipt.
  • Parents will then pick up children at Kids Cove and sign children out. Paid receipt is required to pick up children. Monthly and in-trades must also present pick-up slip.
All children must be signed in and out of Kids Cove by the same parent or legal guardian. Proper photo I.D. may be requested.

NO. Those utilizing the Kids Cove area must be present in the Cayuga building for the duration of their child’s stay.

Our facilities are cleaned a minimum of twice a day (at least once at 11 a.m. and once at close). We also do periodic spot cleanings of the bathrooms and other areas that need our attention. The products that we use are all child safe.

If a child cannot be comforted within a ten-minute period, parents will be notified to come to the child center. Our staff will make every effort to comfort your child. Kids Cove reserves the right to deny access to any child who appears to be sick. Children kept home from school due to illness may not be left in Kids Cove.

Yes. If the member is billed for membership on a regular month-to-month basis.

We are concerned about allergy and diet restrictions. We encourage you to bring snacks for your children. We will have labels for you to record the child’s name, date, & snack content. Under no circumstances may children share snacks. Babies can have a bottle of milk, breast milk, or formula.

Kids Cove staff do not change diapers. When this is necessary, the staff will summon a parent or guardian. Children who are being potty-trained must wear training pants in the Kids Cove area

Preferably, comfort items such as blankets, teddy bears, pacifiers are welcome. Small hand held games are allowed at the member’s risk. We are not responsible for lost, stolen, or broken items.

Parents/guardians will be notified of unacceptable behavior from their children while in Kids Cove. We reserve the right to deny access to any child due to continued misbehavior.

  • Kids Cove does not permit sharp objects, glass items, or plastic bags.
  • Kids Cove reserves the right to change these rules at any time and will provide written notice of such changes.
  • Kids Cove will attempt to accommodate all children. However, for safety reasons we reserve the right to refuse admittance if the number of children per staff member exceeds capacity.



  • 1 Hour
  • 1.5 Hour
  • 2 Hours

1 Child

  • 5.00
  • 7.00
  • 8.50

2 Children

  • 10.00
  • 14.00
  • 17.00

3 Children

  • 15.00
  • 21.00
  • 25.50

1 Child

  • 6.50
  • 9.00
  • 11.50

2 Children

  • 13.00
  • 18.00
  • 23.00

3 Children

  • 19.50
  • 27.00
  • 34.50


Main Location

  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • 3:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday
  • 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday
  • 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m