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Partial Day Preschool

Preschool programs run September – June and follow the school district calendar. Registration for 2020-21 is open.

Partial Day Preschool is offered for 2.5 to 3 hours daily for children ages 2-5. Two, three, or five day options are available at all locations. You may also be interested in Full Day Care. View the breakdown of Partial Day Preschool locations, classes, days, and weekly pricing below.

Save over $500 a year on Partial Day Preschool when you join the Y.

Partial Day Preschool classes include:

  • Dedicated staff
  • Use of HighScope Curriculum
  • Swim lessons for 3-5 year old’s
  • A safe and healthy place to learn fundamental skills
  • Developing healthy, trusting relationships and building self-reliance
  • Fostering physical, emotional, and social growth
  • Developing individual skills
  • Cooperative activities
  • Learning through play
  • Developmental learning combined with fun, values-based activities
  • Preparation for Kindergarten

Class Descriptions

18-30 Month Old Classes

In this program, warm and nurturing staff will introduce your child to a group setting where they will learn classroom routines and expectations. Activities focus on fine and gross motor development, fostering positive social/emotional interactions with peers, and lay a foundation for academic success.

Daily read out loud, music and movement activities, and arts and crafts expose children to a variety of topics and facilitate learning. Caring staff will help ease separation and encourage independence.

Children do not need to be potty-trained.

2 and 3 Year Old Classes

The program helps builds a foundation for school readiness. Children are engaged in a variety of developmentally appropriate lessons with the goal of promoting academic success, social/emotional growth, and increasing physical capabilities.

Daily read out loud, small group lessons, and learning centers driven by student interests create a warm and fun environment to grow and thrive. Student-led play creates an environment rich in opportunities for growth.

For 2-year-olds and 3-year-old classes, children develop gross motor skills through active play in gross motor spaces. For three-year-old only classes, gross motor development occurs through weekly gym and swim lessons.

For 2-year-old and 3-year-old classes, children do not need to be potty-trained; for 3-year-old only classes, children should be potty trained.

3 and 4 Year Old Classes

Building on previous experiences, 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds grow their academic and social/emotional skills through increased exposure to more advanced concepts and facilitated center time.

Classes focus on social interactions and learning through fun and hands on activities that incorporate early literacy skills, music and movement, STEM, and play. Children experience gross motor development through weekly gym and swim lessons as well as other enrichment experiences.

Children should be potty-trained.

4 and 5 Year Old Classes

Our most rigorous class prepares children to enter kindergarten the following year. Students engage in hands-on learning focused on academic and social/emotional growth, creating the strong foundation needed to meet the demands of full day kindergarten.

Classes focus on learning through fun activities that incorporate early literacy skills, music and movement, STEM, and play. Children experience gross motor development through weekly gym and swim lessons as well as other enrichment experiences.

Children must be potty-trained.

Locations

Registration for the 2020-21 School Year is open. View  2020-21 locations, times, and registration information below. Register for the current 2019-20 School Year here.

Bay View Family YMCA

Contact: Email | 585-341-3223

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
2 year olds MWF 9-11 am $56/$89 wk Register
2 year olds T/TH 9-11 am $37/$60 wk Register 
3 year olds MWF 9-11:30 am $59/$95 wk Register 
3 year olds T/TH 9 am-Noon $47/$76 wk Register 
3 & 4 year olds Creative Thinkers* T/TH Noon-3 pm $45/$72 wk Register 
4 year olds MWF 9 am-Noon $67$107 wk Register 
4 & 5 year olds M-F 9 am-Noon $98/$157 wk Register 
4 & 5 year olds MWF 1-3:30 pm $56/$89 wk Register 

*Cannot be paired with a morning class.

Corning Family YMCA

Contact: Email | 607-936-4638

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
2-3 year olds T/TH 9-11 am $37/$60 wk Register
3-4 year olds MWF 8:30-11 am $57/$91 wk Register 
4-5 year olds M-F 8:30-11:15 am $97/$156 wk Register 

Eastside Family YMCA

Contact: Email | 585-341-4025

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
2-3 year olds T/TH 9-11 am $37/$60 wk Register
2-3 year olds T/TH 9-11 am $37/$60 wk Register 
2-3 year olds* T/TH 11-11:45 am $18/$28 wk Register
3 year olds T/TH 9-11:30 am $42/$68 wk Register 
3 year olds T/TH 12:30-3 pm $42/$68 wk Register
3 & 4 year olds MWF 9:30 am-12:30 pm $68/$108 wk Register 
4 year olds MWF 9-11:30 am $56/$89 wk Register 
4 year olds MWF 12:30-3 pm $56/$89 wk Register 
4 & 5 year olds M-F 9:30 am-12:30 pm $98/$157 wk Register 

*STEM Enrichment

Maplewood Family YMCA

Contact: Sherry Clifford | 585-263-4270

Class will run April 13, 2020-June 19, 2020.

Registration opens March 14.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
3-4 year olds MWF 9-11:30 am $50/$79 wk Register at the Front Desk

Monroe Family YMCA

Contact: 585-341-4091

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
2 & 3 year olds T/TH 9-11:30 am $32/$52 wk Register
3-5 year olds MWF 9 am-Noon $58/$92 wk Register 

Northwest Family YMCA

Contact: Email | 585-341-4070

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
2 year olds M/W 9:30-11:30 am $29/$46 wk Register
2 year olds T/TH 9:30-11:30 am $29/$46 wk Register 
2 year olds Friday Add On* 9:30-11:30 am $15/$24 wk Register
3 year olds T/TH 9:30 am-Noon $32/$52 wk Register 
3 year olds T/TH/F 9:30 am-Noon $48/$77 wk Register 
3 year olds M/W/F 9:30-Noon $48/$77 wk Register 
4 year olds M/W/F 9:15-11:45 am $48/$77 wk Register 
4 & 5 year olds M-F 9:15 am-12:15 pm $83/$134 wk Register 

Schottland Family YMCA

Contact: Email | 585-446-2033

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
18-30 months F 9:45-11:45 am $20/$32 wk Register
2 year olds T/TH 9-11 am $40/$64 wk Register
2 year olds M/W/F 9-11 am $61/$72 wk Register
3 year olds T/TH 8:30-11:30 am $55/$88 wk Register
3 year olds T/TH Noon-3 pm $55/$88 wk Register
3 year olds M/W/F 8:30-11:30 am $83/$132 wk Register
3 year olds M/W/F Noon-3 pm $83/$132 wk Register
4 & 5 year olds M-F 8:30-11:30am $106/$169 wk Register
4 & 5 year olds M-F Noon-3 pm $106/$169 wk Register
4 & 5 year olds M-F 11:30am-2:30pm $106/$169 5 day wk
$94/$147 4 day wk
$83/$132 3 day wk
Register

Westside Family YMCA

Contact: Melissa Allen | 585-429-1260

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
2 year olds T/TH 9-11 am $29/$46 wk Register
2 year olds M/W/F 9-11 am $43/$69 wk Register 
3-5 year olds M/W/F 12:30-3 pm $49/$79 wk Register 
3-5 year olds M-F 9-11:30 am $82/$131 wk Register 

YMCA Camp Arrowhead Nature Preschool

Contact: Terrence Mcelduff | 585-341-4014

2019-2020 School Year Registration

2020-2021 School Year Registration information below.

Class Days Time Member/ Non-Member Rate Register
3 year olds T/TH 8:30-11:30 am $55/$88 wk Register
3 year olds M-F 8:30-11:30 am $106/$169 wk Register
3 & 4 year olds M/W/F 8:30-11:30 am $83/$132 wk Register
4 & 5 year olds M-F 8:30-11:30 am $106/$169 wk Register