EDWARDSVILLE YMCA

ESIC CENTER • MEYER CENTER • ALLISON CASSENS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

2016-StartYourChildsEducationOffTheRightWay-Preschool

Current Session

Fall 1 (7 Weeks)
Aug. 28th - Oct. 15th

Preschool (Half-Day)

PreschoolSTART YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION OFF THE RIGHT WAY! 

Preparing children physically, socially, emotionally and academically for Kindergarten. Children must be potty trained EXCEPT for toddlers. Your child must be a YMCA member to participate in the preschool program. Preschool meets August - May. Tuition Rates are per month. A $30 non-refundable deposit will be collected at the time of registration.

Registration For The 2017-2018 School Year Is Open!

Co-oping in the toddler class is required. When you are scheduled to co-op, you will be required to either bring a snack or drink for your child’s class. We will be offering three different options for co-oping for the Three’s & Pre-K classes.

  1. Full co-op where you would help in your child’s class 1-2 times per month.
  2. Co-op on 1/2 the amount of time.
  3. A non-co-op option where you would not be required to help in the classroom (you only have to accompany your child on 2-3 field trips during the school year.)

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YMCA PRESCHOOL PROGRAM (ESIC CENTER)

Time for Toddlers

AGE 2

A chance for your 2 year old to develop socially & to prepare them for the YMCA 3 year old program. There are 12 children in each class, along with a lead teacher & 2 co-op parents. Children will be able to participate in gross motor activities, fine motor activities, puzzles, games, art, music, & being read to in a loving environment.

Requirements: Child must be 2 on or before September 1st of the current school year. Parents MUST help in the classroom at least twice a month.

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY | 9:30 - 11:45AM

TUESDAY & THURSDAY OR FRIDAY | 9:30 - 11:45AM

1 DAY: FULL CO-OP $55
2 DAYS: FULL CO-OP $76

Three Year Old Program

AGE 3

Our program emphasizes social interaction, fine & gross motor skills, science & nature activities, cultural and art activities, and outdoor play. We encourage the development of a positive attitude toward peers, adults, & teachers. There are 15 children in each 3’s class, along with a lead teacher & 2 co-op parents. Children are offered rookies sports sampler & dance in the fall, gymnastics in the winter & swimming lessons in the spring. The 3’s will participate in the annual Circus in March or April.

Requirements: Child must be 3 before September 1st of the current school year. You can either choose to do full co-op, 1/2 co-op or non co-op.

TUESDAY & THURSDAY | 9:30AM - NOON

FULL CO-OP $76 

1/2 CO-OP $89 

NON CO-OP $101

PRE-KINDERGARTEN

AGE 4

Our program offers your child a chance to grow & learn in time for their kindergarten year. The teachers provide a nurturing and caring environment to help your child develop. We offer science, math, art, fine & gross motor activities, beginning phonics & much more! Your child will be able to participate in Rookies Sports Sampler & dance in the fall, gymnastic lessons in the winter & swim lessons in the spring. The classes also participate in the annual Circus held in March or April. There are many field trips that are available for this age group, including the apple farm and the pumpkin farm. There are 18 children in each class with 1 lead teacher & 2 co-op parents.

Requirements: Child must be 4 before September 1st of the current school year. You can either choose to do full co-op, 1/2 co-op or non-co-op.

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY | 9:30AM - 12:30PM

FULL CO-OP $108 

1/2 CO-OP $125 

NON CO-OP $143

K.I.D.S. Enrichment

This program is designed as an extended day for the YMCA preschool children. This program offers preschool parents with a well-supervised place for their child to have an afternoon of fun, group activities, including literaturebased arts & crafts, music, organized games, story time & free play. 3 year olds may register for 1 day a week. 4 & 5 year olds may sign-up for 1 or 2 days per week. Parents will need to provide a sack lunch for their child. This is NOT a parent cooperative program.

3YR OLDS: TUESDAY | NOON - 2:30PM
4 & 5YR OLDS: MONDAY & WEDNESDAY | 12:30 - 3:00PM

YOU MAY CHOOSE ONE OR TWO DAYS

1 DAY: $55
2 DAYS: $88