Toddler/PreK-1 Care

The YMCA Toddler/PreK-1 Care provides a warm and nurturing program in a gentle environment. This program encourages your child’s emerging skills and capabilities. We understand that each child is unique in his/her development. Our trained staff will stimulate your child’s brain growth through reading and music. As your child matures and grows, we will supply a rich environment with a variety of experiences, including hands-on experiences and physical activities. A year round program with no part-time days or part-time weeks. Class size is limited. Membership is not required.

This program provides:
* A warm and nurturing environment to facilitate your child's social and emotional needs
* Opportunities to develop cognitive, fine motor and gross motor skills
* Your child will be introduced to social experiences with peers through role play, teacher led role playing and discovery play
* Introduce and expand their self-help skills
* 1 gym class
* An AM/PM snack daily at no extra cost
* A bed or cot and high chair will be assigned exclusively to your child

Parents provide:
* A nutritious lunch and drink daily
* Child's feeding and sleep schedule.
* Cups
* Diapers and wipes
* Change of clothing
* Blankets, bedding & bibs
* A $40.00 yearly non-refundable/non-transferrable is required upon registration.

We are unable to accommodate for special dietary needs.

Toddler: Age 13 months to 24 months: ratio 1:5
PreK-1: Age 25 months to 36 months: ratio 1:6

Rates: $150.00 per week.

Payments will be set up to withdraw automatically from a checking, savings, debit or credit card.
Weekly payments will be withdrawn Friday prior to the following week of service. If payment is not made, you will be charged $20.00 weekly late fee. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Receipts will be given upon request.
Delinquent accounts (after 2 missed payments) are subject to termination of your child's enrollment in the program.
*Late pick-up: A charge of $5.00 per minute will be incurred after 5:30 pm.

Please note: If you receive subsidized child care monies from CCIS/ELRC agency, you will be required to pay the difference in what they provide and what the YMCA charges in addition to your weekly co-pay. We offer no part-time weeks or part-time days. This policy applies to all childcare/preschool offered at the YMCA.


When openings are available. Contact Amy Carlson, Childcare Coordinator at 726-0110, ext. 112 or email for registration or for additional questions or details.

The Warren County YMCA is a State Licensed Childcare Facility and a Keystone Star 3 participant.