Preschool & Childcare Programs at the YMCA

The YMCA is the largest provider of licensed childcare in Chester County. Led by degreed teachers, children flourish in warm, supportive environments, as they develop the essential skills needed for success in school and life.

We offer many childcare and early learning programs offered for children six weeks old to six years old. Our programs provide children with hands-on learning experiences through a comprehensive, research-based curriculum known as Creative Curriculum, which focuses on exploration and discovery as a way of learning. In addition, our programs participate in the Keystone STARS program, which promotes high quality standards in early learning and school aged programs.

Because of the YMCA’s facilities and offerings, many of our programs also include swim lessons, gymnastics, music and more.* Moreover, classes available at the YMCA such as dance and karate can be added on to your child’s day, with YMCA staff ensuring each child moves safely from one activity to the next.

*programs vary by location. 

Registration Information

Online registration is not available for childcare programs. Please contact the childcare director at your preferred branch to register or learn more.