Sage Y Preschool

 

At the Sage YMCA, we regard each child as a unique individual to be understood, guided, encouraged and valued. Our programs provide children the abilities to learn through play, confidently explore and build a positive self-image.

Our programs provide children the abilities to learn through play, confidently explore and build a positive self-image.

GOALS

Curriculum

The Sage YMCA is proud to implement the Creative Curriculum, which is fully aligned with the Early Learning Standards of Illinois. The curriculum focuses on the interests of the Children, which creates the study topics of our lesson. Our teachers are professionally trained and DCFS certified, with continual professional development to ensure best and most current practice in the classroom.

Children registering for Preschool can be a Member* or Non-Member. $50 non-refundable registration fee due at registration. Tuition is paid monthly and is due the first of each month, totaling nine payments per school year. Registration must be done in-person at the Member Service Desk..

All children must be toilet trained (no pull-ups) - execept for Guppies ages 2 1/2 - 3.

Our DCFS Licensed Program Includes:

 

Sage YMCA Full Day and Half Day Preschool 

Registration Opens for Current Preschool Families for the 2019 - 2020 School Year on Monday, January 7, 2019

Registration Opens for Current Y Members for the 2019 - 2020 School Year on Monday January 21, 2019.

Registration Opens for Non-Members for the 2019 - 2020 School Year on Monday, January 28, 2019

 

Open House Dates:

January 12, 2019 from 1-2:30pm

January 17, 2019  from 6-7:30pm

January 26, 2019 from 10-11:30am

 

Sage YMCA Full and Half Day Preschool Options

Age Days Offered Time

Bettas- FULL DAY

3 - 6 year olds

(3 years old before 8/31/19)

M-F

(4 or 5 days per

week of enrollment

is required) 

7am- 6pm

Guppies

2 1/2 - 3 year olds

(2 1/2 - 3 years old before 8/31/19)

T/TH9:00 - 11am

Snappers

3 year olds

(3 years old before 8/31/19)

M/W/F8:45-11:45am

Marlins

3 1/2 - 4 year olds

(3 1/2 years old before 8/31/19)

T/W/TH8:15 -11:15am

Sharks

4 year old

(4 years old before 8/31/19)

M/T/W/TH12:00pm-3:00pm

Stingrays

4 - 5 year old

(4 years old before 8/31/19)

M-F12:15-3:15pm

 

Full Day Preschool is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and last week of December.

A nutritious breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack is provided.

Half Day Preschool follows the Crystal Lake District 47 calendar.

A nutritious snack is served. 

 

Please contact Barbie Fredrick, bfredrick@ymcachicago.org, the early learning director for more information at 815.526.1632.