South YMCA Early Learning Center at Lifepointe Church

YMCA Early 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. YMCA Early Learning programs help children grow physically, and mentally while emphasizing and modeling the character development values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. 

Highlights for this location:

  • Full-time Care available
  • Use Of Creative Curriculum
  • Fenced Outdoor Play Area
  • TXX Funding Accepted

Ages:
6 weeks - 3 years
Separate Infant & Toddler Programs
(Preschool for ages 3-5 is also available at this location)

How to register:
Please click the button below to begin the registration process
 

Infants

PRE-REGISTER TODAY FOR 2023-2024!

 

Toddlers

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Hours:
Monday - Friday
6:30am - 6:00pm

2023-2024 YMCA Early Learning Rates

REGISTRATION FEE

Registration fees are applied once every program cycle.

  • Individual Child - $40
  • Family Max - $50

*ODJFS scholarship recipient’s registration fees are covered by ODJFS – Title 20.

INFANT RATES

Our YMCA Infant Care (6 weeks–18 months) Rate covers:
Monday–Friday
6:30am–6:00pm

Infant Care Rate: $299 per week

Are you a YMCA Member? If your child is covered under your YMCA Membership, you will receive a discount for your weekly fees! 

The following parents and guardians may be eligible for YMCA Child Care Discounts:
• Military & Veterans
• Active Police Officers
• Active Firefighters
• Active EMT's
• Current Certified Teachers from partnering School Districts

TODDLER RATES

Our YMCA Toddler Care (19 months–3 years) Rate covers:
Monday–Friday
6:30am–6:00pm

Toddler Care Rate: $264 per week

Are you a YMCA Member? If your child is covered under your YMCA Membership, you will receive a discount for your weekly fees! 

The following parents and guardians may be eligible for YMCA Child Care Discounts:
• Military & Veterans
• Active Police Officers
• Active Firefighters
• Active EMT's
• Current Certified Teachers from partnering School Districts

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The YMCA of Greater Dayton is a charitable, not-for-profit, health and human services organization committed to helping people reach their full potential in spirit, mind and body.

Through generous donations from members and your community, the YMCA is proud to offer Our Extra Hands Program. This provides financial assistance to those in need.

Follow the following steps to apply for our Child Care Scholarships:
Step 1:  Apply for PFCC (If you are denied, you can proceed with the YMCA Extra Hands Application. You will need to provide a copy of your denial letter from your county.) If you are approved for PFCC, a YMCA Scholarship would not be applicable. 
Step 2: Fill out our Extra Hands Application (YMCA Scholarship)
Step 3: Provide us with 1 Month of Pay Stubs for all adults in your household.
Step 4: Provide your previous year's tax filing (Ex. Federal 1040 with W-2's)
Step 5: Provide a personal letter (written or typed) to the Scholarship Committee. This letter should explain your current situation and express your need for financial assistance. 

Once all 5 of these components are provided to the YMCA Child Care Director, the completed Scholarship Application will be reviewed at the Monthly Child Care Scholarship Committee Meeting. Following this meeting, results are mailed to inform you of the status of your application. 

*YMCA Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

APPLYING FOR OHIO PUBLIC FUNDS

The YMCA accepts publicly funded child care through the State of Ohio.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) helps parent(s) who are working or in school pay for child care through the Publicly Funded Child Care (PFCC) program. 

You may be required to pay for part of your child care in the form of a copayment as determined by ODJFS. The amount you pay is based on your gross income and family size.

Please visit the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services website for more information or to apply for Child Care Assistance in your county.

DISCLAIMER

The YMCA reserves the right to adjust rates as needed and will communicate any changes necessary in advance.

HOLIDAYS

YMCA reserves the right to add holiday closure dates as needed. The YMCA will attempt to communicate at least 2 weeks in advance for any closures.

Contact Information:
Robin Raters
Sr. Child Care Director
rraters@daytonymca.org
(937) 414-8113

South YMCA Early Learning Center at Lifepointe Church
4559 Marshall Road, Kettering, OH 45429

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