Wayne YMCA

Wayne YMCA Child Care

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Make Some Waves! Child Care Open House

Monday, July 22 from 5:30pm    
Families with children ages 0-5 are welcome!

Join us for an evening of water play fun at the Y. We will have water related activities, a light dinner (pizza) and we will have information about our Early Childhood Learning Center.

What a great opportunity to meet our staff, learn about programs and curriculum, and enjoy quality time with your family.

We will have different water explorations, sprinkler play so please bring your children ready to get wet. Bring a towel and a change of clothes for after.

Tours of facility are available.

Register here: http://bit.ly/wayneysummer

Quality Care You Can Trust

With so many demands on today's families, parents need all the support they can get.  That's why child care at the Y is about more than looking after kids.  It's about nurturing their development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Ready to enroll. View our new childcare registration website and please sign in.

ABC Early Childhood Learning Center

Ages: 6 weeks - 5 years

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Jessica Malas
Center Director 


Join us for Summer fun and family activities on “The Green” this summer with your young children.  The ABC Early Childhood Learning Center at the Wayne YMCA will host two evening open houses this Summer from 5:30-7:00pm:

•Monday, July 22
•Wednesday, August 7 


  • Extended care is now included with your registration
  • Enhanced curriculum to best prepare students for first grade
  • Implement "Fundations" curriculum in Pre-K and Kindergarten
  • Implement "Junior Achievers" program for Kindergarten
  • Enrichment included in program and located on site (swim, theater, music, dance)
  • Accepting 4Cs recipients in September

We Offer Families:

  • High-quality, state licensed program
  • Open enrollment, flexible schedules, and extended hours (7:00am-6:00pm)
  • Full/part-week child care available
  • Experienced, certified and caring staff with ongoing professional development
  • Child/Teacher ratios lower than state requirements
  • Language arts, science, lending library, arts & crafts, math knowledge, character development
  • Indoor and outdoor play spaces
  • Field trips for four year olds & Kindergarteners and special events
  • Swim and gym classes at the Wayne YMCA for Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Music and Movement Classes
  • Family oriented programs with active parent participation

Our Center Features:

  • Private fenced in play ground
  • Science area (science/math)
  • Manipulative area (math/logic/literacy/fine motor skills)
  • Block area (math/science/social studies)
  • Art area (art)
  • Reading corner (literacy)
  • Writing area (literacy)
  • Water/sand table (science/math/sensory)
  • A large indoor climbing room
  • Indoor pool for swim time
  • Dance Studio for Creative Movement
  • Outdoor Atrium for science exploration and gardening
  • Library for story-time
  • Large gym for physical education
  • Introduction to Spanish

Schedule a tour today

Call 973-595-0100 or Email Jessica Malas

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Our caring, experienced and certified teachers provide a nurturing environment for your child to thrive. With low child to teacher ratios, and through partnering with families, our teachers help each child fulfill his or her maximum potential.  Our philosophy is that children learn best through play (in addition to learning how to read, write and mathematics).  Read more about learning through play here.

It’s never too late to give your child the right start in 2019! The ABC Early Childhood Learning Center at the Wayne YMCA helps children with important life-skills every day.  Read more here