Early Childhood Education & Learning Centers

When you cannot be with your young child throughout the day, you want the next best thing.

The YMCA Early Childhood Education & Learning Centers partner with parents to grow happy children, ages six weeks to five years.

While we cannot replace a parent, our trusted staff takes pride in your child's discoveries. Daily plans are designed to boost development, while schedules provide consistency and foster great achievements.

Early childhood education and learning programs make sure that children learn the skills needed to be successful in school. Our centers provide a warm, caring and fun environment that stimulates their natural curiosity and encourages personal expression. Children develop communication, reasoning and problem-solving skills through play, interaction with other children, and exploration of their environment. Early childhood education and learning programs help children grow physically, and mentally, while emphasizing and modeling the character development values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

The YMCA Early Childhood Education & Learning Centers are provided at several convenient, close-to-home locations throughout Dayton, please click the link for further information:

DAYTON AREA:

Early Childhood Education & Learning Center at St. Anthony

Early Childhood Education & Learning Center at Grace

ENGLEWOOD:

Early Childhood Education & Learning Center at Concord United Methodist Church

FAIRBORN:

Early Childhood Education & Learning Center at the Fairborn Y

KETTERING:

Early Childhood Education & Learning Center at the South Y

 

IMPORTANT FORMS
REQUIRED FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

YMCA REQUIRED CHILD CARE ENROLLMENT FORMS

YMCA CHILD CARE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT & WAIVER

MEDIA/PHOTO RELEASE FORM

2020 YMCA CHILD CARE PARENT HANDBOOK 

Necessary forms for Medical Conditions
If your child needs to take medication, has an allergy, inhaler or EpiPen, or has some type of medical or physical medical care that is needed, please complete both forms below.

REQUEST FOR ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION

CHILD MEDICAL/PHYSICAL CARE PLAN
 

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

To request detailed information on one of our childcare programs click here to fill out the required information and one of our staff members will contact you within 24 business hours.