Your child is truly unique during their infancy. Days are tailored to suit each child’s individual schedules and needs. 

Pricing information

Every family deserves quality care to thrive. We offer competitive tuition rates and registration fees. Need-based scholarships are available.

Ages & Adult-to-Child Ratios

6 weeks to 16 months

1:4

Incredible Teachers & Staff

The YMCA teachers and staff are the kindest people you’ll ever meet. Your child is important to every single one of them. We’re committed to giving your child an enriching experience that sets them up for success for years to come.

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Developmental Focus

We partner with you when it comes to helping your child thrive. Your observations, concerns and ideas help us provide developmental opportunities your child needs to:

  • Create trusting bonds with adults and environment
  • Develop and master new skills
  • Manage infant emotions

Your Infant’s Day

Arrival

Arrival, Drop-Off and Sign In

Ease into the day with free play while socializing with friends and staff

meal

Breakfast on Child’s Schedule

Relax with a bottle, the first of multiple feedings throughout the day

Sensory activities

Sensory Activities

Experience touching different textures like dough, water and sand

Social-Emotional Development

Engage with friends and teachers, swaying, making noise and showing silly faces

Large Motor/Outdoor Exploration

Large Motor/Outdoor Exploration

Rolling, crawling, walking, grasping, stroller ride and tummy time

Storytime

Storytime

Listen to a story individually with a teacher or in a group

meal

Lunch

Nourish the mind, body and wind down for naptime

Naptime

Naptime

Rest the mind and body from a morning of learning

Language & Literacy

Language & Literacy

Sing songs, listen to stories and conversations with basic infant sign language

Snack

Snack

Rest and refueling the brain with another feeding

Cognitive development

Cognitive Development

Play hide-and-seek, manipulating containers and comparing similar objects

Music & Movement

Music & Movement

Listening to music, playing instruments, singing and dancing

Departure

Departure

Pick up and transition from child care classroom to home with parents

Core Learning Areas

We work every day to make each interaction a learning moment for your child. Our core curriculum areas for infants include:

  • Literacy: Develop language skills and communication through books and picture awareness
  • Science: Discover the world around them through the use of objects and problem-solve through play 
  • Social Studies: Learn about themselves and others to develop social and emotional skills 
  • Arts: Experience with paint, paper and other art materials for creativity  
  • Healthy Habits: Promote physical development through movement and motor skills 
  • Body, Mind and Spirit: Build a solid foundation for future growth

Policies

Providing a safe, secure and predictable environment is a top priority for every YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center. Learn more about how we provide:

Our Infant Classrooms

Blocks, learning toys, outdoor walks and splash pads are all features in your infant’s cornerstones for growth. Learning through play and structured activities help build on accomplishments and master new, age-appropriate skills.

Enroll

Schedule an in-person visit to discuss weekly tuition rates and scholarships with your location’s program director.