Y-Baby
Our Infant Center offers a child-centered program that focuses on the developmental needs of children up to the age of 13 months old. Our well-trained, caring staff is committed to nurturing the individual differences and growth of the child. Our bright, cheerful environment is sure to keep baby content and happy!
Y-Baby operates Monday-Friday from 6:30am to 5:30pm  Spaces are limited.
Pricing:
Part Time (under 5 hrs)                                          Full Time (5 or more )
2 Days – $110                                                         2 Days – $114
3 Days – $151                                                         3 Days – $159
4 Days – $176                                                         4 Days – $192
5 Days – $205                                                         5 Days – $221
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Y-Tots
The Toddler program provides positive relationships for children 13 months to 3 years of age. The children are divided into younger and older toddler groups. They will participate in a variety of fun learning, hands-on activities that will include arts and crafts, story time, open gym, and much, much more!
Y-Tots operates Monday-Friday from 6:30am-5:30pm.  Spaces are limited.
Pricing:
Part Time (under 5 hrs)                                          Full Time (5 or more )
2 Days – $86                                                            2 Days – $94
3 Days – $120                                                          3 Days – $135
4 Days – $144                                                          4 Days – $160
5 Days – $170                                                          5 Days – $186
(There is a $30.00 non-refundable registration fee due when the paperwork is handed in.)
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Y-Pals Preschool
Here at the Y we welcome your toilet trained children, ages 3-5 years old, to engage in activities that will help prepare them for the kindergarten classroom. Activities include alphabet and number recognition, counting and preprinting skills, and various art activities which will enhance creativity. Children will also be able to develop large and small motor skills through activities such as games in the classroom, gym and pool.
Our goal is to provide a safe, stimulating and fun environment which will help build self esteem and confidence in the child.
Half day sessions meet Monday-Friday from 8:30am-11:30am.
Full day sessions meet Monday-Friday from 8:30am-2:30pm.
Additional care is available for working parents before 8:30am and after 2:30pm for an additional weekly charge ($25/before care and $25/after care)
Preschool Pricing:
2 Half Days – $48                         2 Full Days – $76
3 Half Days – $61                         3 Full Days – $111
4 Half Days – $80                         4 Full Days – $132
5 Half Days – $96                         5 Full Days – $157
(There is a $30.00 non-refundable registration fee due when the paperwork is handed in.)

We work with closely with the Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA hosting Early Head Start childcare and Head Start preschools for qualifying parents (income eligible) .  Click here for the flyer
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WE WILL SOON BE ENROLLING FOR FALL 2024-25 SCHOOL YEAR
School-Age Before and After Care

Are you a working parent that needs childcare before school hours and don’t know where to find help?  Look no further.  The Greater Carbondale YMCA, in cooperation with the Carbondale Area School District, provides a convenient before school care program beginning at 6:30am at the Carbondale YMCA.  The students will be bused from the YMCA to Carbondale Elementary at 7:30am for the beginning of the school day.  If there is a delay, the children will stay at the YMCA until the school day is to begin and then will be bused over for the start of the school day.  If school is cancelled for some reason the children can stay for day camp at the YMCA (Holiday/Snow Day Camp for an additional fee.)

School-Age Before Care
Cost is as follows for the week: 1 Hour daily (6:30am-7:30am) – $50.     In the event of a delay, the cost is an additional $10.

If school is cancelled for the day the daily fee will be $40 for members and $60 for non-members.

School-Age After Care
Are you looking for quality childcare for your child after school hours?  Does your child need help with homework after school?  We’ve got you covered!  The Greater Carbondale YMCA in cooperation with the Carbondale Area School District provides a convenient after school care program at dismissal time.  This program is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, follows all state regulations and participates in Keystone Stars, of which we are currently a Star 4 site.  The program is held at the Greater Carbondale YMCA and the children are bused to the Y.
Quality YMCA staff supervises a variety of structured and free-time activities for the children after school.  Activities include a snack, homework assistance, arts & crafts, games and large motor activities including use of the gym and pool.

Care & cost are scheduled on a daily basis:   3 days $41.00          4 days $50.00          5 days $56.00
(There is a $30.00 non-refundable registration fee due when the paperwork is handed in.)

Registration forms for the 2024-2025 school year will be available in August at the Member Services desk.
Financial Assistance is available through ELRC Subsidy Program.  Parents who work a minimum of 20 hours/week may qualify for these programs.  Please contact the ELRC office at 570-468-8144

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Summer Preschool
The YMCA offers preschool during the summer months. The program runs for 11 weeks with activities including alphabet and number recognition, counting and preprinting skills. Children will be exposed to various activities which will enhance creativity through the use of scissors, paint, crayons, play-doh, and pasting. They will also receive swim lessons once a week.

Half day sessions meet Monday-Friday from 8:30am-11:30am.

Full day sessions meet Monday-Friday from 8:30am-2:30pm.
Additional care is available for working parents
before 8:30am and after 2:30pm.

Pricing is the same as above with Y-Pals Preschool.
(There is a $30.00 non-refundable registration fee due when the paperwork is handed in.)

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