At the YMCA of Long Island, Early Childhood/Preschool Programs are committed to providing a safe, supportive living and learning environment for young children to learn, grow and develop social skills. Teachers create a warm and loving atmosphere while offering a developmentally-based, engaging curriculum, where children can play, discover and learn. The development of independence, trust and initiative is fostered through a balanced program of choice and structure, quiet and active play, and group and individual time. Our programs encourage children to explore, experiment and learn through literacy, science, dramatic play, block building, art, music and manipulative materials all while acquiring school readiness skills of reading and math. Age ranges for Early Childhood/Preschool Programs are 2 - 4 years old. Great South Bay YMCA and Huntington YMCA Preschool programs starts at 18 months. Please check your local branch as ages vary per branch.
The YMCA at Glen Cove's Preschool at the Martone Children Center will give your child a place to learn and grow physically, mentally, aca
The Great South Bay YMCA Preschool Program was designed to enhance the physical, emotional, social and intellectual well-being of childre
The Patchogue YMCA Early Childhood Center opened its doors in September 2010 with 11 students.