$28/hour for 1 child, $5/hour per additional child

* November 1, 2022 rates going up to $30/hour for 1 child, $5/hour per additional child

4 hour minimum before 5pm
3 hour minimum after 5pm


Steamboat Locals

Full-Time Steamboat residents that work in the community, please contact me directly for a locals rate.

Event/Holiday Rates:

A flat $30 holiday fee (per sitter) will be in effect for the

following dates:

(Subject to change based on babysitter availability)

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

  • Presidents Weekend

  • Valentine's Day

  • Memorial Day Weekend

  • July 1st-5th

  • Labor Day Weekend​

A flat $40 holiday feel will be in

effect for the following dates:

  • New Year's Eve

Driving Fees:

  • $5 driving fee for every 5 miles from the center of Steamboat Springs


  • We accept all major credit cards

  • We accept cash, check or Venmo

  • $9 service charge will be added to all reservations to cover administrative and processing costs

  • Gratuity is always appreciated, but never expected

  • Tips can be given in cash directly to the sitter or added to the total


Wedding & Group Rates

5 Kids ages 4 and up per sitter
3 Kids ages 3 and younger per sitter
$70/hour for 2 sitters and $30 for each additional sitter.

For Example:

2 sitters= 5-10 kids= $70/hour

3 sitters= 9-15 kids= $100/hour

4 sitters= 12-20 kids= $130/hour

5 sitters= 15-25 kids= $160/hour

$50-$100 fee for providing crafts, games and movies



* There is no charge when booking a sitter. However, credit card or Venmo name will be taken at the time of booking to reserve the sitter. Card will not be charged until the end of service.

* Any cancellation made within 24 hours of confirmed booking will incur a $75 cancellation fee.


* If a reservation start time is changed within 12 hours of the original start time, there is a $20 fee. 

* You will receive an email ahead of time with the release form which needs to be signed and dated before the time of your reservation.

* Our insurance policy prevents sitters from driving children in a personal car but public transportation is allowed. 

* We are not licensed to provide ski lessons and not insured to be skiing with children. 

* Steamboat Babysitting Company is not responsible for unforeseen circumstances such as a sick sitter, sitter leaving the company etc.  But will do our best to make the situation right.