At the Y, we regard each child as a unique individual who needs to be understood, guided, encouraged and appreciated. Our programs provide activities where children learn, explore, build a positive self-image and develop strong social and emotional relationships. Children are exposed to art, music, math and science as they develop expressive and receptive language and gross motor skills.

Discovering Fun

An introduction to preschool where your toddler will develop their social skills through singing, stories, playtime, crafts and more!

Kiddie College

Our play-based curriculum focuses on language, literacy, math, science, social studies, and the arts to develop the whole child based on their individual developmental needs. Our part day program option gives children an opportunity to fully engage and explore in a child centered environment that supports the unique needs of each child. All students must be potty trained. Children must be at least 3 years old to participate. Our FULL DAY (7a.m. - 6 p.m.) and HALF DAY (7 a.m.-noon) options begin June 1, 2019. 

Enrichment Classes

Each session the Leaning Tower YMCA offers a variety of early childhood enrichment classes such as art, music and movement for children ages 9 months to 5 years.

View current offering include class information, times and prices

Early Childhood

Please contact Megan Carbone, Youth and Family Director, or 847.410.5124 with any questions regarding early childhood programs.




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