Develop a child's cognitive, social, physical and emotional growth through experience for youth up to 5 years old.
Many of our YMCA Membership centers offer a preschool program that goes beyond standard Child Care offerings. These programs are staffed by trained teachers and create a learning environment through play and activities.
Head Start/Licensed Preschool for All
Provides half and full day licensed programs for children ages 3–5 years. Services provided by our Licensed Child Care locations. You must qualify through IDHS for services.
Services are offered for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age based on the YMCA private fee scale. Offered at many of our YMCA Membership Centers.
Schools Day Out
When schools are closed many of our locations offer activities and child care options. These all day programs provide structured activities in a healthy environment.
Drop in Child Care
Many of our YMCA Membership locations offer drop-in child care that can be used while you use the YMCA facilities.