Wayne YMCA

Kindergarten Programs in Wayne, NJ

Welcome to Kindergarten

At a 1:15 ratio, Our Full Day Kindergarten classroom is a traditional Kindergarten classroom. Our curriculum model follows the Wayne Township Public School, including FUNDATIONS language arts. Our kindergarten day consists of many different activities carried out in both small and large groups. This age group can work independently for short periods as well. Sessions of academic instruction in math, reading and social studies are typical, interspersed with enrichment activities such as theatrical arts, music + movement, swimming and gym.

Half Day Kindergarten

The Wayne YMCA Kindergarten Enrichment program is designed to stimulate the mind and spark the imagination with hands-on, exciting educational activities.  The Y offers year-long classes in a variety of subject areas that complement what your child is learning in school.  Our certified teachers encourage your child's curiosity by exploring new ideas and interesting concepts and provide opportunities in a social setting for children to broaden their knowledge base and increase their understanding of the world around them. 

Offering:  Morning and afternoon sessions, warm, nurturing environment, flexible scheduling for busy families, trained and experienced staff, sports and fitness games and activities, free time in class centers and modern, spacious classrooms.

Morning Classes: 9:00am-12:00pm

Afternoon Classes: 12:00-3:00pm

For more information or to schedule a tour please contact

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Full Day Kindergarten

As an added convenience for families, the Y offers a full-day Kindergarten program. The full-day Kindergarten program follows the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards and is led by certified teachers.

Both Kindergarten Enrichment and Full Day Kindergarten offer: 
· Before Care and After School Care  
· Swim sessions
· Gym time 
· Dance/Drama/Art
· Indoor playground

For more information or to schedule a tour contact 973-595-0100

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Kindergarten Enrichment

As an extension of either your AM or PM Kindergarten within the public school the Wayne YMCA offer Kindergarten Enrichment. Our program highlights art appreciation, stem programming, cooking, swimming, theatrical arts, music + movement and gym. Enrichment is your child’s opportunity to broaden what they are learning in their Kindergarten classroom and allow them to continue to learn and have fun here at the Y!

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