Part-day Preschool

YMCA Preschool provides quality, affordable, part-day, school-year care and education for ages 3-4 years.

About part-day Child Care

Our unique Preschool program is designed to prepare kids to be ready for school. We are committed to helping your family learn, grow and thrive. Find out what to expect.

Visit Member Services or call 507-287-2260 to inquire preschool registration.

2017-2018 school year programs

Learn about the curriculum for:

  • Kids age 3—your child is in this group if they are 3 at the start of the school year (by September 1, 2017)
    • 9-11:30am Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • $140 per month for Y members, $155 per month for non-members
  • Kids age 3-4—your child is in this group if they are 3 at the start of the school year and turn 4 during the first half of the school year (by December 1, 2017)
    • 12:30-3pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • $140 per month for Y members, $155 per month for non-members
  • Kids age 4—your child is in this group if they are 4 at the start of the school year (by September 1, 2017)
    • 9-11:30am or 12:30-3pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
    • $170 per month for Y members, $190 per month for non-members

Preschool staff

The Y Preschool program is successful because of the extraordinary people who make it all happen each day. All staff members meet or exceed state licensing guidelines and follow our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Team members support the goals and philosophy for the program.

Safety at Preschool

Your child’s safety and security are our top priority and is achieved through established and practiced procedures. We take every precaution to insure safety for your child, including:

Parent participation in Preschool

We encourage parents to participate in Preschool activities whenever possible. You’re welcome on field trips, as guest readers or speakers in the classroom, and much more.

Tuition assistance

Need-based scholarships are available to cover the cost of tuition for Child Care. Find out how it works and download an application.