EARLY EDUCATION & CARE
Following state and local safety guidelines, Ys across the country offer quality full-day and partial-day early learning opportunities and child care for infants through preschoolers, enabling parents and family members to go to work knowing their children are in safe, stimulating environments. Programming consists of daily activities that offer opportunities for each child’s growth physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually.
Our Pre-School curriculum is designed to promote and enrich early learning opportunities for all ages and abilities. We utilize the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks and Teaching Strategies Gold for child observations and assessments.
Our classrooms offer a wide selection of wonderful early learning furnishing that have been carefully selected to stimulate your child’s natural curiosity and desire to learn.
We are proud to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children for maintaining the highest possible professional standards in curriculum and teacher qualifications.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Your child’s health and safety is our number one priority. Our centers are state licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care, and each program meets rigid health and safety regulations. Our staff are certified in CPR and first aid and staff are screened through criminal background record checks and receive annual child safety training.
The Y offers families the opportunity to participate in many activities not found in most traditional child care programs, including:
- FREE family memberships to families enrolled five days per week (a $1000 value).
- Quarterly family events
- Financial assistance based on family need
- State-subsidized slots are available, and PACE vouchers are accepted
Swansea After the Bell Closure Dates 2022 – 2023
August 29, 2022 – Training
August 30, 2022 – Training
September 5, 2022 – Labor Day
October 10, 2022 – Columbus Day
November 15, 2022 – Training
November 24, & 25, 2022 – Thanksgiving Break
December 26, 2022 – Holiday
January 2, 2023 – Holiday
January 16, 2023 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 20, 2023 – President’s Day
April 17, 2023 – Holiday
May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day
June 19, 2023 – Training
June 23, 2023 – Training
AFTER SCHOOL RATES
5 Days/week $22.00 day
4 days/week $23.00 day
3 days/week $24.00 day
2 days/week $25.00 day
Vacation days /Full day $44.00 day
YMCA Southcoast is committed to the provision of quality, affordable care, and education, and believes that our staff serves as an extension of your family. Programming consists of daily activities that offer opportunities for each child’s growth physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually. The Y’s Before and After-School programs provide year-round care. We understand parents’ need to work, and we have a variety of program options during school vacations, snow days, teacher in-service days, and summer.