Helping Children Become Enthusiastic Learners for Life

As a parent or guardian of a young child, you make decisions every day that shape your child’s path towards success. For decades, the Y has been a trusted leader in early childhood education, supporting children, parents, and families along their journey.

Y preschool provides a quality early childhood education through a fun learning environment, collaborative classrooms, and a cutting-edge curriculum designed to help young children ages 2 -5 years prepare to enter kindergarten ready to learn and succeed. In fact, children enrolled in Y Preschool routinely assess above state averages across all academic measures when entering kindergarten!
 

Y Preschool children and parents can look forward to:

  • A safe environment with enhanced health procedures to keep children, parents and Y associates safe and healthy.
  • A nurturing environment, modern classrooms with the latest technology, private playgrounds, and more
  • An exciting new curriculum that promotes exploratory learning through play, art, music, and age-appropriate STEM and literacy activities
  • A quality education led by experienced teachers whose qualifications exceed Office of Child Care requirements
  • Meaningful interactions that promote school-readiness and social-emotional development at every age
  • New discoveries captured through electronic daily reports that include photos of your child's day and curriculum highlights

Plus, all full-time (5 days a week, full day) 2021/2022 Y preschool families will now receive a Y family membership for the preschool year (valued at over $850!).

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Y PRESCHOOL LOCATIONS AND PROGRAMS

Location Programs
Y Preschool in Towson
  • Ages 2-5
  • Flexible options for full-time and part-time
The Betty Sterner Y Preschool in Catonsville
  • Ages 2-5
  • Half-day Pre-K
  • Flexible options for full-time and part-time
Y Preschool at UMBC
  • Ages 2-5
  • Flexible options for full-time and part-time
Y Preschool in Waverly (Baltimore City)
  • Ages 2-5
  • Flexible options for full-time and part-time
Y Chipmunks Preschool in Finksburg
  • Ages 2-4
  • Half-day


Y Preschool is a licensed early childhood education program through the Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Child Care.

To protect the health and safety of all children, parents and Y associates, all Y Preschools are strictly adhering to all health and safety protocols recommended by the Maryland State Department of Health.

CLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ENHANCED HEALTH PROCEDURES

 

Now Enrolling for 2021/2022!

Select the preschool location of your choice below to learn about program offerings, meet the director, and to schedule a tour. You may also schedule a tour by filling out the form below.

Fill out the form below to schedule a virtual tour and learn more about the Y Preschool center of your choice.


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