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

We believe at the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.  That’s why, through the Y, thousands of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive  behaviors, better health and educational achievement .

Today’s families need all the support they can receive in order to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy and trusting relationships, and build independence through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

At the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, we offer an array of options you may be looking for in our Preschool, Child Care, Day Care and After School Programs.  With locations throughout the greater Philadelphia area, our programs have a longstanding tradition in assisting children to learn, grow and thrive in their own unique way.

Click your branch location below for more information:

Abington Ambler Audubon Boyertown
Christian Street Columbia North Haverford New Hanover
Northeast Phoenixville Pottstown Rocky Run
Roxborough Spring Valley Upper Perk  West Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Pre-K

Philly Pre-K is a Pre-Kindergarten program for children ages 3 to 5 yrs.  The program is funded by the City of Philadelphia, and is free to children and their families who reside in Philadelphia. Children will benefit from a quality, engaging and developmentally appropriate program that ensures that every child participating is ready to enter school at the appropriate time. 

The Philadelphia City Pre-K is available at the following locations:

Christian Street YMCA

Columbia North YMCA

West Philadelphia YMCA