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The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA is the largest provider of Child Care in Pennsylvania!

Our STATE LICENSED Child Care Center provides certified, experienced teachers that will lead your child through a proven YMCA curriculum of active educational experiences as well as the following programs: basic reading, writing, math skills, music and drama, physical activities, gym and swim time activities, arts and crafts, outdoor field and playground, and computer access.

Registration Information

Children are accepted throughout the year on a space available basis. One week deposit due upon enrollment, and is applied to the last week of service. Payments are due every Friday before the week of service.

Child Care

NAEYC Accredited.  A complete State Licensed Child Care Learning Center.  Ranked at 4 Stars for Keystone Stars.

  • Cheerful atmosphere
  • Stimulating Environment with Texture, Sight and Sound
  • Language Development
  • Age Appropriate Equipment
  • Social Skills
  • Large Muscle Development
  • Individual Attention
  • Story Time
  • Art
  • Music
  • Finger Plays
  • Gym Class
  • Swim Lessons
  • Cooking Experiences
  • Independant & Group Playtime
  • Outdoor Games
  • Outdoor Playground Activities
  • Reading & Math Readiness

Preschool/Pre-K

Full Day Program
NAEYC Accredited.  A complete State Licensed Child Care Learning Center.  Pennsylvania State Certified Teachers. Ranked at 4 Stars for Keystone Stars.  A loving, caring, certified staff working with and for your child!

  • Reading & Math Readiness
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Drama & Music
  • Science & Social Studies
  • Gym Class
  • Swim Lessons
  • Cooking Experiences
  • Social Skills
  • Independant & Group Time
  • Outdoor Games
  • Outdoor Playground Activities

Preschool/Pre-K

1/2 Day Program
A complete State Licensed Child Care Learning Center.
Ranked at 4 Stars for Keystone Stars.

This class boasts a full Pre-Kindergarten curriculum which includes thematic units, basic writing & reading skills, basic math concepts, arts & crafts, fine & gross motor skills, music & drama, cooking activities, edible crafts and much more.

Pre-K
5 Day AM                                   5 Day PM
(Monday through Friday)         (Monday through Friday)
8:45 AM – 11:45 AM                   12:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Pre-School
5 Day                                              3 Day
(Monday through Friday)         (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)
8:45 AM – 11:45 AM or                 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM or
12:15 PM – 3:15 PM                     12:15 PM – 3:15 PM
2 Day
                             (Tuesday and Thursday)
8:45 AM – 11:45 AM or 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Tiny Tots Nursery School

1/2 Day Program
A complete State Licensed Child Care Learning Center.

Ranked at 4 Stars for Keystone Stars.
This is not just a play group! This is your child’s first school experience away from Mom and Dad. This class exposes your child to the wonderful world of colors, shapes, songs, music, movement, fine & gross motor skills, arts & crafts, children’s literature, friendship, social skills and confidence. This is a great introduction to the YMCA’s Preschool series.
3 Day 2 Day AM
Monday/Wednesday/Friday Tuesday/Thursday
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

NAEYC Accreditation

What is accreditation?

Early childhood programs accredited by NAEYC’s National Academy of Early Childhood Programs have voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study, invited external professional review to verify compliance with the Criteria for High-Quality Early Childhood Programs, and been found to be in substantial compliance with the Criteria. A copy of the Criteria can be obtained from NAEYC.

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