Early Learning Demonstration Center

The YMCA Early Learning Demonstration Center

At the YMCA, our early learning programs are more than just childcare. The Early Learning Demonstration Center, designed to serve children across all socioeconomic backgrounds is located perfectly to serve families of the West Loop and Near West Side. The ELDC serves as a real-time laboratory of authentic learning experiences and innovative, research-driven practices that will support your child’s school success as a confident and competent learner.

The ELDC offers early learning programs for children 6 weeks to 5 years and is dedicated to:


The YMCA Center
1030 W. Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Program Includes:


For more information or to schedule your tour, please contact us at eldc@ymcachicago.org or call 312.587.2223.

  • Enroll your child by October 31, 2017, and receive 35% off monthly program fees through January 2018.



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