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Greenfield, MA 01301
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Child Care 0-5


The most complete preschool in Franklin County.

Our Full-Day Preschool offers Early & Late Care as well as a Snow Day Program and child care days for some holidays to make life easier for working parents. All of our students take part in weekly gymnastic and swimming lessons during the school year as well as daily activities in art, science, math, music and physical education. With top-notch, certified staff (1:9 ratio) who are invested in helping your preschooler grow, the Y’s Full-Day Preschool is the perfect place to introduce your child to structured learning and a lifetime enjoyment of movement and exercise.

Rainbow Room Ages 2.9 - 4childcare

Our Rainbow Room is for younger learners which incorporates sensory, motor & language skills with age appropriate projects, room setup and activities emphasizing socialization, colors, numbers, letters and shapes. The Rainbow Room shines bright with the many creative contributions of early learning. Ages 2.9 - 4

Explorers Room  Ages 4 - 5 

Our Explorer classroom prepares children for the next stage of their education. The curriculum includes kindergarten-readiness activities, including language, writing and math based projects. We also utilize topic-specific curriculum for developmental and social growth, all while having a great time. Ages 4 - 5

 

Learning Centers

Science, Math, Art and Dramatic Play provide
independent learning as well as structured
learning times.

PLUS our school provides:

• Attention to the individual learning needs of children
• Weekly Swimming Lessons (school year only)
• Weekly Gymnastics Lessons (school year only)
• Self Esteem Development
• Core Values
• Outdoor play time in a large play space
• Use of the Y’s Gymnasium for exercise
• FREE Silver Two Adult Family Membership with a
Monday - Friday, extended year enrollment!


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Hours:
Early Care           6:30 to 8:30 am
PreSchool Day     8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Late Care            3:30 to 5:30 pm

 

Contact Early Childhood Director Lias Jackson at 773-3646, ext. 431

 

 

 

In-house babysitting for children 8 weeks - 6 years.
Our qualified, compassionate staff are here so you can focus on YOU. We offer a safe, nurturing and fun environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills. Enjoy your workout, massage or soak in the Jacuzzi, knowing your child is in good hands. Parents will be paged or beepers will be available.

 

Hours:childcare
M W F            8:45 am to 1:15 pm

M - F             4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Sat             7:45 am to 9:45 am

 

Bank Draft Option*
8 visits a month $25
12 visits a month $35
16 visits a month $45
20 visits a month $50
Each additional child will be $15 a month

Drop In Option*
Daily Drop In $7 per visit
Each additional child will be $3 per visit
*All visits are good for one child up to 90 minutes a visit.
Call Lisa at 773-3646 ext 431 for more information.
PARENTS: WANT SOME ‘ME’ TIME?

 

AQUATICS 0-5   

  
Parent with Child
Water Babies ~ 6 - 24 mos.
This parent & child class introduces babies to the pool.
Water adjustment and fun are the primary goals of this class.

Dippers & Divers ~ 2 - 5 yrs.
This class introduces basic swimming and safety skills.

This is both a great follow-up to the Water Babies class or an appropriate prerequisite to the Skippers class.

1. Little Tots

*Tues, Fri & Sat combines Water Babies and Dippers & Divers


Water Babies ~ 6 - 24 mos.
Introduces babies to the pool.

Dippers & Divers ~ 2 - 5 yrs.

This class introduces basic swimming and safety skills.

Gym & Swim ~ 0 - 24 mos.
Class begins in the Gymnastics Center (45 min), with different activities to enhance gross motor skills, balance and coordination. Then join us for a 30 min swim where parents help children become oriented to the pool and feel comfortable in the water.

2. Skippers  Ages 3 to 5 yrs. 3 Levels 

Child Only - No Parent in Water
All levels offered during each class and may be combined. Follow up to Little Tots. Child only in water.
Skippers Level I Beginners • Ages 3-5
Learn to move through the water, independent of adult support, and learn basic water safety skills. Bubbles may be worn.
Skippers Level 2 Intermediate • Ages 3-5
Learn basic swimming techniques and move toward greater independence. Child should willingly put his & her face in the water. Bubbles may be worn.
Skippers Level 3 Advanced • Ages 3-5
Children voyage into confidence, increase endurance and learn
swim stroke techniques. Children are creatively challenged and learn more about basic water safety. Should be wearing only one or no bubbles and should be comfortable in deep water.

 

 

Gym & Swim ~ 10 - 24 mos.
Parents may choose a gymnastics class offered at a different day/time.
Gymnastics and swimming fun all in one class!
Each class begins with a 45-minute segment in the Gymnastics Center where the children, with your help, participate in age appropriate activities that develop balance, coordination and creativity. The second segment is a 30-minute swim that allows your child to become oriented to an aquatic environment and enjoy being in the water.


2. Skippers  Ages 3 to 5 yrs. 3 Levels 
All levels are offered during each time period and may be
combined depending on abilities within the class.

Skippers Level I - Beginners: Children learn to move through the water, independent of adult support, and learn basic water safety skills. Bubbles may be worn.

Skippers Level 2 - Intermediate: Children learn basic swimming techniques and move toward greater independence. Child should willingly put his & her face in the water. Bubbles may be worn.

Skippers Level 3 - Advanced: Children voyage into confidence, increase endurance and learn swim stroke techniques. Children are creatively challenged and learn more about basic water safety. Children should be wearing only one or no bubbles and should be comfortable in deep water.