The YMCA of Greater Rochester is proud to work with the Penfield and Rochester School Districts to provide space for their pre-kindergarten classes.

Penfield Central School District Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK)

Penfield Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) is a free pre-kindergarten program for students in the Penfield School District. Participants will be notified of their enrollment in the program which runs from 8:30 am-2 pm. Wrap Around Care is available for additional cost. Enrollment information will be sent directly to UPK registered families.

Penfield Universal Pre-Kindergarten is held at the Bay View Family YMCA.

4/5 Days per week 3 Days per week 2 Days per week
AM Care
6:45-8:30 am
PM Care
2-6 pm

Rochester City School District Pre-Kindergarten 4

Pre-Kindergarten 4 is a FREE preschool programs for any child in the Rochester City School District. Extended care is available with our PK-4 Wrap Option. Pre-Kindergarten 4 is for 4 year olds.

Pre-Kindergarten 4 is held at the Maplewood Family YMCA.

Wrap Care, 7-9 am & 3-6 pm: $211

Participation in Pre-Kindergarten 4 includes:

  • Free family membership
  • Weekly swim lessons
  • Active play and gym time
  • Free bus passes
  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snack

A developmental learning approach is combined with fun, values-based activities taught by a NYS certified teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten programs. The length mirrors a traditional Kindergarten program of 6 hours per day, 180 days per year. Parents may choose a full day option with on-going care during regular child care hours.

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The YMCA of Greater Rochester makes program excellence, enrichment, and your child’s safety our priorities. As providers, our goals are to deliver a positive and rewarding experience for every child and to exceed your family’s expectations. Our licensed and registered child care programs proudly serve youth in Monroe County.

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